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New Product Roundup – September 7th

Happy Saturday! It was a short week here with the Labour Day holiday last Monday – but we still have four new additions to showcase and a new Product of the Week for today’s post. We also have plenty of Raspberry Pi 4 2GB in stock, so if you have been holding off getting one, they are now available!

New Products
First up this week we have a new Mean Well Switching Power Supply – this version outputs 5VDC and a massive 10A. Ideal for powering larger DotStar / NeoPixel LED installations! Next, we have a small tool set from Pro’s Kit. This kit is primarily billed as an iPhone / Apple repair kit – but we think the assorted prying tools and tiny screwdriver bits make for a good general hacking / repair kit. Speaking of repairs, we also added a smaller width solder wick to the catalogue. This wick is a little different as it is pre-coated in a rosin flux – fast and well suited for soldering repairs, cleanup, and part removal. Finally, adding to our rare earth magnet collection, we have another round disc magnet. This one is much larger, measuring 18mm diameter and 3mm thick.
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New Product Roundup – August 31st

Hello, and welcome back to another holiday weekend edition of our New Product Roundup. The Labour Day Weekend is sort of the unofficial end of summer – but it isn’t all bad – it also means project season is upon us. We are getting geared up with a bunch of exciting new stuff over the next few weeks so stay tuned for that!

New Products
In the mean time, we have four new additions to the catalogue to share this week. First up is a 4.2hHz Piezo Element – these are great for detecting a vibration or knock and can also be used as a small buzzer. Next up is a new version of 9x9mm heatsink – these have 3M Thermal Tape applied to the back, so all you need to do is peel and stick these to whatever you want to help cool. Third on the list is a 30mm Three Blade propeller – these fit a 2mm shaft. Finally, we have a new 4 wheel drive robot chassis. This chassis is made from laser cut acrylic and is easy to assemble.
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Labour Day 2019

The last long weekend of Summer is just about here and with that BC Robotics will be closed this Monday September 2nd for the Labour Day holiday. All orders placed after 4:00 PM on Friday August 30th will ship out on Tuesday September 3rd. Our showroom will be open normal hours on Saturday, August 31st (10AM – 4:00PM) so feel free to drop by!

New Product Roundup – August 24th

It’s the weekend again, and that means we are back with another update on new products, tutorials, and a new Product Of The Week!

New Products
This week we have four new products to talk about – first up is a giant four-blade propeller. These fit a 2mm shaft and measure 100mm in diameter. Perfect for making your dull DC motor a little more exciting to experiment with! Next we have a really cool Peltier Module – this module generates electricity based on a temperature differential between each side. If you have a situation where you can sandwich this between something hot and cold, it will generate quite a bit of power! Next, we have a new version of our Basic Tool Kit at a new lower price! And finally, we have a very common “PC Power Supply” cable – AKA an IEC-C13 to 5-15P cable.

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New Product Roundup – August 17th

It is Saturday, and that means we are back with another edition of our New Product Roundup. This week we have six new products to share, a new tutorial, and a new product of the week – lets go have a look!

New Products
First up today is our USB3.0 to SATA adapter cable – this cable is perfect for connecting 2.5″ Hard Drives and Solid State Drives to your Raspberry Pi 4! Ideal for server and file storage applications on the Pi. Continuing with the Raspberry Pi theme, we have the official Raspberry Pi Power Supply for the Raspberry Pi 4. This power supply is rated to 5.1V / 3A and a USB C connector – simply plug it in and you are good to go! Want to use your older 5.25V / 2.5A Power supply with the Pi 4? We also have a USB Micro to USB C cable adapter available. To finish off our selection of Pi-related additions this week, we have the Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard in Raspberry Red / White with integrated USB Hub. Unrelated to the Pi, we also added a new 60mm Propeller / Fan for attaching to DC motors. And lastly, we added a two pack of motor brackets for mini gearmotors and small N30 motors.
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New Product Roundup – August 10th

Happy Saturday! It was a short week here with the BC Day holiday last Monday – but we still have three new additions to showcase and a new product of the week for today’s New Product Roundup. Lets get to it!

New Products
First up today we have a small 2-axis analog joystick – these are similar to the type found in most modern video game controllers. Simply read each axis using an available analog input on your microcontroller and you have a precise, simple input system for controlling a robot, an arm, or even a cursor on a screen! Next up, we have a 80mm propeller is similar to those found on small toy airplanes. These fit on a 2mm shaft and are compatible with most DC motors we stock. Finally, sticking with the propeller theme we have a 2 pack of powerful N30 motors and propellers. These are rated to 3.7V / 25000 RPM and feature left and right blade propellers.
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