Due to the current rotating strike for Canada Post employees, all orders placed with Canada post shipping in the last 2 days will experience a slight delay. To help alleviate this issue, any orders over $99.00 which currently ship with Canada Post will automatically be switched to UPS to avoid these delays even if you … Continue reading Canada Post Strike: Shipping Delay
EDIT: Our wizards were successful and everything should be displaying properly now! Hi everyone, we’ve noticed that our website is having trouble with displaying images. We have our IT wizards working on it right now and should be back up and running like normal shortly! If you have any questions or concerns please email us … Continue reading Server Issue Update
We laser lots of wood and acrylic… like seriously, it’s hundreds if not thousands of sheets per year. This volume of throughput tends to cause the lasers to build up a lot of gunk and debris that needs to be cleaned on a regular basis. Besides being safer, it reduces the “flash” marks which are … Continue reading Project: Switching Beds for a Better Cut
That’s it. We’ve had enough. The weather is just too darn nice outside. So nice, in fact, that we quit. That’s right, when Monday rolls around no one is even going to bother coming into the office. You heard us – we’ll be closed on Monday, August the 6th. Go ahead and email and leave … Continue reading Closed on Monday August 6th
GroovyNoodle wire. Some is good; LOTS is better. We absolutely love our GroovyNoodle wire, with its super flexibility and silicone-jacket insulation in 7.5M “casual use” spools. For more ambitious projects that need more length, we now have our GroovyNoodle in value-priced 50 meter spools! It’s more of our favorite 24AWG wire with a whopping 40 … Continue reading New Product: 50 Meter GroovyNoodle Wire Spools
Our friends at Bare Conductive, whose awesome lineup of products we carry, shared a few more interesting how-to tutorials (previously).
We are closed on Monday, July 2nd in lieu of Canada Day this Sunday (July 1st)! We will be back in business July 3rd. Also, to all our US customers: shipping will be delayed on July 4th.
The Paris Flyer CarouSol Kit is the latest product in our line of solar-powered kinetic desk toys. Borrowing design elements from the golden age of air travel , we’ve added our unique solar-electronics flair to create self-powered dynamic mobiles.
It is my unfortunate duty to inform the customers of Solarbotics who have used our web interface to place credit card orders that this information used on solarbotics.com has been compromised.
As some of you know, ActiveTech is changing locations and merging operations with Solarbotics. The retail store is going to take the space where the former RnD lab was, and we’ve been working hard to prepare that area for the move-in.