Solarbotics Site Maintenance

We are expecting some outages while we perform some upgrades. Shouldn’t be longer than a few hours, starting at 8pm MST May 6.

Wire and Cable Now Available at Solarbotics!

An awesome catalog of wire for all of your project needs! We now have a good selection of stranded wire, solid wire, as well as multi conductor cable. If you have any wire requests that are not available online please … Read more…

ESun Filament – Back in stock!

We’ve just received our eSun filament restock – thanks for your patience. It’s being sorted in the warehouse presently, and fresh stock will be up at the store shortly!

Creality Parts are IN, and Filament status update

As great Creality Printers generally are, it’s still a hassle to get parts and pieces to fix or enhance your printer. This explains why we were quite thrilled to see some BIG boxes come in from Creality the other day, … Read more…

3D Printer Filament Inventory Summary

Updated for May 15, 2020The pickings are getting slim, but we’ve got more coming shortly. Should be here by the end of the month!

New Product – Pico of Canada

In the process of trying to keep business as normal, we’ve added the cable-management products from Pico of Canada. It’s all the standard interconnects, looms, and wire terminations you’d find in almost any electrical box. They’re now online, and also … Read more…

Rant: Some of us are in this “together” more than others

As the crisis continues, we received more and more email notices from suppliers & vendors offering us “assistance” in this “time of need”. From Ernie Johannson, Group head of North American Personal & Business Banking, BMO Financial Group (AKA: Bank … Read more…

Active Tech Mail-Out and COVID-19 Policies.

Hey Everyone, Sometimes the stars align and everything goes right… however, this was not the case for our recent sales flyer. Despite our best efforts to cancel/delay/time travel, it was sent out to the local Calgary area today. While we … Read more…

Active Sale!

Spending more time by yourself… indoors… away from other people? Great time to pick up some Fluke meters & supplies that you don’t wipe your tush with (and if you do, ewww.) Check out our Sale flyer – it’s on … Read more…

And then there was HEAT SHRINK. And Enclosures!

We’re adding more and more from our Active Tech Calgary store lineup to our website. This week, NTE’s line of head-shrink tubing, and Hammond Enclosures. This reflects what we have presently on hand in the store, which we’re now able … Read more…