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Victoria Day Long Weekend

The first official long weekend of the summer here! Just a quick reminder about our shipping cut-off and showroom hours. All orders placed after 4:00 PM today, will ship out Tuesday May 22nd. Our showroom will be open normal hours Friday and Saturday, but closed Monday for the holiday. Have a question?

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Easter Weekend

The Easter Holiday is coming up quickly, and with that, changes to our normal shipping and showroom schedules. BC Robotics will be closed Saturday March 31st to Monday April 2nd but we will be keeping the showroom open on Good Friday for shorter holiday hours (10AM – 4PM) to accommodate anyone traveling to the island for the long weekend.

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New Mailing List

During the past few months there have been quite a few requests that we have a mailing list – and we have listened! Starting today, our mailing list is now available for anyone to subscribe. This mailing list will keep you up to date on New Products, Upcoming Sales, Workshops, and other Important Information.

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Raspberry Pi 6th Birthday Jam

The Raspberry Pi 6th birthday is coming and this year we are celebrating with a Raspberry Pi Jam, hosted here, at BC Robotics! So what is a Pi Jam? It is a chance to learn about the Raspberry Pi, try one out, find out about cool accessories, and talk to an expert – Tim Rowledge!

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March 3rd Raspberry Pi Camera Software/Project Workshop

This new workshop will get your camera installed and configured ready to use with the provided Raspbian software and libraries. We will look into the various software capabilities provided – exposure control, special effects, timed photos etc – for both stills and video. Using only the Pi & camera module you can do many interesting photo projects but adding a button or two to the GPIO connector allows even more fun – so we will look at controlling the camera from the GPIO as well!

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