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BC Day Long Weekend 2019

Just a quick reminder that our showroom will be closed for Monday, August 5th in celebration of the provincial holiday. All orders placed after 4:00PM Friday, August 2nd will ship the following Tuesday, August 6th.

Have a safe and Happy BC Day (or equivalent holiday elsewhere)!

New Product Roundup – July 27th

It’s Saturday and that means we are back with another New Product Roundup! This week we have five new items in the catalogue and a new Product Of The Week with 50% Off! Let’s go have a look!

New Products
New to the catalogue this week: We have a blue version of our 9-24V Panel Mount On/Off button. These are weather resistant and feature independent lighting and switching circuits. Next up, we have a 125 piece grommet set – grommets are vital when running wire through panels and ensure wires are not chafed on sharp metal or other materials. This kit has 18 different styles and comes in a handy carrying case. We also added a new 40mm Marine Propeller – these plastic propellers have a 2mm shaft bore and work with most small hobby motors. Adding to the different styles of magnet we carry, we now have a smaller diameter / thickness Neodymium magnet. Finally, you can never have enough different enclosures – we now have another size enclosure for electronics projects.
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New Product Roundup – July 20th

It’s Saturday and that means we are back with another New Product Roundup! This week we have four new items in the catalogue and a new product of the week at 25% Off.

New Products
New to the catalogue this week: We start off with the replacement tip for the Xytronic LF-2900 Soldering Iron. We brought in a ton of these industrial grade soldering irons at a great discount – and there are a few left. So if you are looking for a new soldering iron – be sure to check it out! Sticking with the soldering theme, we also have a new Soldering Aid Kit – this set of 6 dual purpose tools features scrapers, trace cutters, parts pullers and just about everything you need for parts replacement, basic circuit board modification, and repair. Next up, we have another odd-ball product – the 220V version of our Hot Air Rework Station. These were shipped to us instead of the 110V Version by mistake. So if you have a 110V to 220V converter or happen to live where 220V is the norm – we have these on at a great price! And, finally, we have 18AWG Magnet Wire in 32’ spools. These are great for making your own coils, electromagnets, etc. If you have a suggestion for a product you think we should carry, always feel free to get in touch via the contact form on our contact page!
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New Product Roundup – July 13th

Its Saturday, and with that, we are back with another New Product Roundup! We have five new products to showcase and a new Product of the Week at 25% Off.

New Products
First up we have another shaft coupler – this time with bores of 0.250” on one end and 5mm on the other. These are ideal for connecting our NEMA23 stepper motor to 5mm shafts. Next, we have a new board designed and built here at BC Robotics: our ultrasonic:bit! The ultrasonic:bit is designed to simplify the connection of an ultrasonic sensor to the BBC micro:bit. The board handles powering the sensor, logic level shifting, and ships fully assembled! Finally, we have three new toggle switches. These large switches have a strong throw and are available in DPST (On/Off), SPDT (On/Off/On), and DPDT (On/Off/On). All three versions are rated to 15A/125VAC and 10A/250VAC.
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New Product Roundup – June 29th

The Canada Day long weekend is here! We have a quick update with a few new products before we all kick off for a week of holidays. So, just a reminder, the showroom is closed from today (Saturday) at 2PM until Monday July 8th. However, All online orders will continue to process and ship.

New Products
With that out of the way, on to what is new! This week was dominated by the release of the Raspberry Pi 4 – the latest iteration of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s flagship board. We are taking orders for the 1GB, 2GB, and 4GB version of the board with the next shipping dates currently floating around the second week of July. Aside from the Pi, we also have a new Alligator Clip to 3.5mm audio plug cable for the BBC micro:bit / Adafruit Circuit Playground Express. This allows a speaker or headphones to be plugged in with ease!
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