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New Product Roundup – February 2nd

It’s Saturday and that means we are back with another New Product Roundup! This week we have added a bunch of new items to the catalogue, a new Product Of The Week, and a great new shipping promotion to share.

New Products
So what is new this week? Well we have two new Hakko soldering tips – these are perfect replacements for the Atten AT-937. Next up, we have a new (and easy to use) finger print sensor. Adding to our servo collection, we now carry a continuous rotation micro servo. In the Pi section we have added a new 40 pin GPIO cable. In the tools section we found another type of Ceramic Screwdriver. And finally, we have the new SparkFun RedBoard Qwiic.
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$2.00 Light Packet Shipping is Back!

Celebrate the second month of the year with $2.00 Light Packet Shipping! Last October we decided to offer $2.00 Light Packet Shipping to Anywhere in Canada. Well, good news: it’s Back for all of February!

Our light packet shipping option is available for over 850 items in our catalogue. These are small items that can ship by padded envelope and include everything from Adafruit Breakout Boards, SparkFun Sensors, mini Microcontrollers, and Breakaway Headers to LEDs and Prototyping Materials. Don’t let that one missing part hold up your project any longer!

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New Product Roundup – January 26th

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for this edition of our Saturday New Product Roundup. We have seven new products to showcase and a new product of the week to share.

New Products
So what’s new? This week we have a Self Priming Water Pump that works quite well with drip irrigation stuff, two new screw terminals / terminal blocks in a 5.08mm pin pitch, 3 types of female stacking header for Arduino (and others), an extremely powerful “standard size” servo motor, and a strong metal servo arm.
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Raspberry Pi Weather Board and WeeWX

Good news for fans of WeeWX and Raspberry Pi based Weather Stations – one of our customers has gone ahead and developed a WeeWX Driver for our Raspberry Pi Weather Board. This means it is now compatible with WeeWX open source weather visualization software. ( http://www.weewx.com/ ).

Along with that, David has also put together an excellent Build Guide and Installation Instructions. So if you have gone through our tutorial and looking to go further, or if you just want to set up a WeeWX station – be sure to have a look at this one!

Pop on over to David’s GitHub to download: https://github.com/David-Enst/WeeWX-BCRobotics

New Product Roundup – January 19th

It is Saturday, and time for another weekly New Product Roundup. Today, we have quite a few new products to share along with another new Product of The Week so let’s jump in and have a look!

New Products
This week we have added 6 new products to the catalogue. By popular request, we now carry the crimp on Dupont pins in male and female variations – so you can make your own cables to length! To further increase GT2 belt options we have A new, 200mm version, of the GT2 continuous timing belt.
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New Product Roundup – January 12th

Happy Saturday! We are back with another edition of our New Product Roundup – a weekly update of what is new at BC Robotics. This week we have a bunch of new products and a new product of the week to share.
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