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New Product Roundup – September 2nd to September 8th

Hi everybody, thanks for stopping by for another edition of our Saturday New Product Roundup. This week we have four new products to showcase and, as always, a new product of the week! So what’s new? Well, we have a new version of the Mean Well 12V 12.5A switching power supply, a new 820uF capacitor, a new DC/Stepper motor driver breakout from Adafruit based on the DRV8833, and finally, Adafruit’s RFM69HCW medium range radio transceiver breakout board. Product of the week is our 34 piece Assorted Plastic Gear Set – 15% Off until Friday at Midnight! Lets go have a quick look at each!

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New Product Roundup – August 26th to September 1st

Hello, and welcome back to another holiday weekend edition of our New Product Roundup. The Labour Day Weekend typically signals the end of summer – but it isn’t all bad – it also means project season is upon us! To hopefully help inspire you; we have added a selection of Adafruit breakout boards ideal for audio projects along with a couple new 12V cooling fans this week. The Product Of The Week is our Experiment Kit for Arduino – 15% Off until Friday at Midnight! Let’s go have a closer look at each of the new items.

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Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 4

The fourth and final part of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up! In this section of the tutorial we address how to start the weather station code as soon as the Raspberry Pi boots up, how to keep the electronics safe from the elements outside, and where to locate the station to get reasonably accurate results. Head on over to Part 4 to have a look!

Labour Day Long Weekend

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

New Product Roundup – August 19th to August 25th

Happy Saturday! We are back with another New Product Roundup for the week of August 19th to 25th! Five more additions to the shop this week – a new Panel Volt Gauge, breadboard compatible “AA” Battery Holders for single and pairs of AA batteries, a wired single “AA” Battery Holder, and an awesome new Accelerometer breakout board from Adafruit.

Before we have a closer look at the new stuff; Product of the week is XTC 3D Print Smoother. This is a brush on protective coating for smoothing and finishing 3D printed parts that does not melt plastic. The coating fills in 3D print striations and creates a smooth, high gloss finish. 15% Off Until Friday at Midnight!
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