• The BBC Micro:bit has arrived in Canada!

    The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer designed for beginners in electronics and coding. The micro:bit makes getting into these often daunting fields as easy as possible.



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  • The Raspberry Pi 3

    The Raspberry Pi 3 is the most powerful version of this single board computer released to date. With a 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB of RAM, and built in WiFi - What will you do with it?



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The AstroPi Sense HAT for Raspberry Pi

Astro Pi – Raspberry Pi Sensor HAT

Just in time for the start of school we have an Out Of This World accessory for the Raspberry Pi in stock and shipping today! Yes that is right, we have the official Sensor HAT for the Raspberry Pi in stock so you can make your very own Astro Pi!

Head on over to the product page in the shop for more information on this awesome Pi accessory!

Makey Makey

We are delighted to announce BC Robotics is now an official supplier of Makey Makey. What is the Makey Makey? It is an inventors kit for anyone – Kids, Artists, Educators, Engineers, Designers, and Makers! It allows anyone to turn everyday items into touchpads for your computer than can be used to play games, make music, and 1000’s of other possibilities!

For more information check out the Makey Makey product page in our shop.

Labour Day Holiday

The September Long Weekend is upon us! We will be closed on Monday September 7th for Labour Day. Any orders placed after 2:00 PM on Friday, September 4 will ship on Tuesday September 8th. Our showroom will be open on Saturday September 5th for our regular hours (10AM – 4:00PM).

Have a safe and happy long weekend!

Makerspace Garage Sale 2.0

Makerspace Nanaimo is having another Garage Sale this Saturday August 8th. Stop by between 9 AM and 1PM to check out what is available; there will be electronics, audio equipment, radio equipment, and all sorts of other cool things – last time there were some awesome finds! All of the funds raised during the sale will be going towards finishing upgrades to the wood shop.

BC Day Long Weekend

The August Long Weekend is upon us! We will be closed on Monday August 3rd for BC Day. Any orders placed after 2:00 PM on Friday, July 31 will ship on Tuesday August 4th. Our showroom will be open on Saturday August 1st for our regular hours (10AM – 4:00PM).