• Google AIY Starter Kits are now available!

    The Google AIY Voice Kit for Raspberry Pi allows you to add do-it-yourself artificial intelligence to your maker projects. This kit, when completed, will give directions, send a hands free email, check the weather, and more!


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  • 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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Victoria Day Long Weekend

This Monday May 18th is Victoria Day in BC – any orders placed after 2:00 PM Pacific Time today will be shipped on Tuesday, May 19th. We will be open Saturday from 10:00AM until 4:00PM as per normal so please feel free to drop by if you are in the area!

Showroom Closed Tomorrow

Just a reminder – our showroom will be closed tomorrow (Thursday, May 14th) for inventory. All orders placed online will process and ship as normal and the showroom will be open once again on Friday at 10:00 am.

Arduino Night – Wednesday May 6th

This Wednesday we will be hosting the last Arduino Night at Makerspace Nanaimo before we break for the summer. We will be hosting a variety of different events over the coming months to switch things up a bit so stay tuned for them!

What is an Arduino Night?
An Arduino night is a gathering of people interested in Arduino. At an Arduino night people tinker, collaborate, and learn together in a fun social atmosphere. At one table there may be a discussion about the best way to read multiple sensors and output the data to the web while at another table there may be a group working their way through the very basics of the Arduino Starter kit – there is always something for everyone!

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Ultimate Raspberry Pi Case?

Solid block of aluminum? Check.

Haas VF-2 Vertical Milling Machine? Check.

Ultimate Raspberry Pi Case? We think so!

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Arduino Night – Tonight at 7:00 PM

Tonight is Arduino Night at Makerspace Nanaimo – we will be starting at 7:00 PM so come on in and see what is happening!

What is an Arduino Night?
An Arduino night is a gathering of people interested in Arduino. At an Arduino night people tinker, collaborate, and learn together in a fun social atmosphere. At one table there may be a discussion about the best way to read multiple sensors and output the data to the web while at another table there may be a group working their way through the very basics of the Arduino Starter kit – there is always something for everyone!

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