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New Product Roundup – August 26th to September 1st

Hello, and welcome back to another holiday weekend edition of our New Product Roundup. The Labour Day Weekend typically signals the end of summer – but it isn’t all bad – it also means project season is upon us! To hopefully help inspire you; we have added a selection of Adafruit breakout boards ideal for audio projects along with a couple new 12V cooling fans this week. The Product Of The Week is our Experiment Kit for Arduino – 15% Off until Friday at Midnight! Let’s go have a closer look at each of the new items.

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Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 4

The fourth and final part of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up! In this section of the tutorial we address how to start the weather station code as soon as the Raspberry Pi boots up, how to keep the electronics safe from the elements outside, and where to locate the station to get reasonably accurate results. Head on over to Part 4 to have a look!

Labour Day Long Weekend

The last long weekend of Summer is just about here and with that BC Robotics will be closed this Monday September 3rd for the Labour Day holiday. All orders placed after 4:00 PM on Friday August 31st will ship out on Tuesday September 4th. Our showroom will be open normal hours on Saturday (10AM – 4:00PM) so feel free to drop by!

New Product Roundup – August 19th to August 25th

Happy Saturday! We are back with another New Product Roundup for the week of August 19th to 25th! Five more additions to the shop this week – a new Panel Volt Gauge, breadboard compatible “AA” Battery Holders for single and pairs of AA batteries, a wired single “AA” Battery Holder, and an awesome new Accelerometer breakout board from Adafruit.

Before we have a closer look at the new stuff; Product of the week is XTC 3D Print Smoother. This is a brush on protective coating for smoothing and finishing 3D printed parts that does not melt plastic. The coating fills in 3D print striations and creates a smooth, high gloss finish. 15% Off Until Friday at Midnight!
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New Product Roundup – August 12th to August 18th

We are back with another edition of our New Product Roundup! This week we have several new products and, as always, a new product of the week. New to the site in the past week: we now have Xcelite Flush Cutters – a high quality set of cutters for cleaning up through hole component leads, cutting thin wire, and zip-ties. Also in the tool section, we have a simple IC Puller – these are used to remove DIPs up to 28 pins long from their sockets. Finally, we have a metal LED holder for 3mm for all standard 3mm LEDs.

If you are living in Western Canada and wondering just how bad the air quality in your area is, our product of the week might be of interest. This week we have the SparkFun Particle Sensor Breakout – a sensor that can be used for detecting airborne particulate and smoke. It is 15% Off until Friday at midnight!
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