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New Product Roundup – July 1st to July 7th

After a week off, we are back with another edition of our New Product Roundup! It was a bit of a short week but we managed to squeeze in three new products and an updated version of a catalogue veteran. In the Audio section we have added a new speaker and an internally driven buzzer. We also have a new shaft coupler / adapter for 3mm to 5mm transitions. Our magnetic door sensor has also been updated, and now carries a lower price. Let’s go have a closer look at each!

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We are back!

We are back – hopefully everyone had an excellent Canada Day Long Weekend! Our showroom is now open regular hours and local pickup orders are now processing as per normal. Also, any local pickup orders placed during our holiday weekend closure are now available for pickup.

So what do we have planned for the summer? In the coming weeks we have several new tutorials rolling out, a bunch of new products, and maybe a surprise or two – so stay tuned!

Canada Day

Planning to work on a project this coming Canada Day Long Weekend? Just a quick heads up as our showroom will be closed for an extended Canada Day Holiday this year! Online orders will continue to process and ship but local pickup orders will not be available for pickup during this time.

We will be closing our showroom from 5:00PM Wednesday, June 27th to 10:00 AM, Thursday July 5th. During this time we ask anyone wishing to get in touch use Email or Social Media – our phone will not be answered.

Have a safe and happy Canada Day!

New Product Roundup – June 17th to June 23rd

Happy Saturday! We are back with another New Product Roundup! Three more additions to the shop this week – a weatherproof enclosure we use in our Raspberry Pi Weather Station, an excellent starter Solder Station for your workbench, and a new breadboard jumper wire assortment – two times the parts, and a lower price!

Before we have a closer look at each of these new products, a quick note: We will not have a New Product Roundup next Saturday, as it is the Canada Day long weekend. Our showroom will be closed from Wednesday June 27th @ 5PM to Thursday July 5th at 10AM for an extended weekend. Online customers do not need to worry, during this closure orders will continue to process and ship. Have a question? Please feel free to contact us.

Alright – lets have a look at these great new products!
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New Tutorial: Raspberry Pi Weather Station (Part 1)

We have a new tutorial up for the Raspberry Pi! This tutorial is the first of a four part series detailing how to build a data logging weather station. The weather station will have a simple online dashboard to view the data and can be customized and expanded upon going forwards. The tutorial is based around our Raspberry Pi Weather Board and uses a variety of sensors we stock. Part two will be available in the coming days – stay tuned!