Every year a group of my friends have an engineering Secret Santa. The rules are simple: make something cool for under $20 that requires engineering to complete. In years past we’ve seen Google cardboard VR headsets that are 6DOF, match stick rockets, 3D printed fans that explode when used, 3D printed rockets with cardboard launch … Continue reading Rick and Morty Portal Gun
3W Stereo Bluetooth Interface, 3.7~5VDC, FM / TF/ USB, IR $18.20CAD / $14.50USD We are impressed with this stereo Bluetooth v4.2 module with USB, SD card, or Bluetooth audio inputs and a remote control driving a 3W amplifier. 3W Stereo Bluetooth Interface, 3.7 ~ 5VDC $12.67CAD / $9.50USD A basic bluetooth speaker driver board, ideal … Continue reading New Product Post
Attention everyone placing orders: due to being short-staffed, the shipping cutoff time tomorrow, January 16th, will be noon. All orders placed after this will be processed and shipped the next day.
Now that the season of mass gift giving is (temporarily) over, publishing the details on this special gift for a wedding anniversary will not ruin a surprise. So I figured I’d share this personal project that uses simple but smart electronics.
Touch Board 128.83 CAD / 99.95 USD 128.83Design with paintable sensors. Turn touch into sound and make any surface interactive. Electric Paint 50ml Jar 39.50 CAD / 30.45 USD Create circuits on paper with this versatile conductive electric paint! Touch Board Starter Kit 187.65 CAD / 145.50 USD Draw, paint, and create. Three projects to get … Continue reading New Product: Bare Conductive & Parallax
Within Canada: Canada Post Priority™ Dec 21 Canada Post Xpresspost™ Dec 20 Canada Post Regular Parcel™ Dec 11 To the United States: Canada Post Xpresspost Dec 16 Canada Post Expedited Parcel™ Dec 12 PuroGround Dec To Europe: Canada Post International Xpresspost Dec 8 Purolator: Canada, next-day delivery (where available) Dec 21 United States, next-day delivery (where available) Dec 21 United States via … Continue reading Holiday Shipping Deadlines
This is a quick note to announce our holiday schedule, which is going to be as follows. At Solarbotics: Friday, December 22 – Offices open til 4pm Monday, December 25 – Tuesday, December 26 — Closed Wednesday, December 27 & Thursday, December 28 – Offices open 9am to 5pm Friday, December 29 – Offices open til 4pm Monday, January 1 – … Continue reading Christmas/New Years Holiday Hours
If you are in Calgary & area this weekend, come see us at BMO Centre Expo Holiday Market. On November 25 & 26, 2017 we are going to be at booth 1314 with our new and all-time favorite gadgets. The hours of the show are: Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5.
Something Old, Something New, Something… something… Solarbotics!(Happy Turkey Day!) Solarbotics Herbie the Mousebot v2 Kit No turkey here; just a fast robot mouse. Medium soldering skill necessary to build this flashlight-chasing mousebot. $40.00USD / $52.00CAD 25% OFF: $30.00USD / $39.00CAD Solarbotics Turbot Tumbling Robot Kit This medium-complexity retro BEAM Robotics light-seeking tumbling robot is back … Continue reading Black Friday/Cyber Monday Robot Sale
Are you located in or around Calgary? Do you like cool projects and neat-o people making neat-o things? Are you looking for something mega-awesome to do this weekend? If you answered yes to all (or any) of these questions, we have some good news for you: The Maker Faire Calgary is happening this weekend. There’ll … Continue reading Solarbotics at MakerFaire YYC