Solarbotics at MAKE Faire – Proof!

See, I was actually there! Well, at least there’s proof that I was. Here’s an interview with Bashiba Grossman, showing off her 3D printed artwork. About 1/4 the way in, you’ll see a suspicious man show up in the background. … Read more…

Closed for St. X-Men Day

Solarbotics will be closed between 11:00 AM and 3:30 PM MST on Friday, May 26th to celebrate the III some-what annual St. X-Men Day. We will respond to calls as soon as we get back.

Solarbotics Closed for Holiday Monday

Howdy folks! We just wanted to let you know that our office will be closed for the Holiday Monday, May 22. All orders submitted over the weekend will be filled first thing on Tuesday, May 23. Happy May Long Weekend!

GM4’s Back in Stock

We just received a huge order of our GM4 Clear Servos, so they are now available to order again! Read More…

Solarbotics SolarSpeeder competition

The Western Canadian Robot Games are close at hand (umm… this weekend!), and in response to popular request, we’re cranking up the SolarSpeeder contest again! Ever built a Solarbotics SolarSpeeder? Bring it down to the games, enter at our booth … Read more…

Zee Ultimate Solar Mobile…

I had been giving some advice to Mark Malmberg about some art he’s been putting together. Wanna see a killer huge solar-powered hanging mobile? From the builder himself: This piece has been a test piece and learning experience. I’ll show … Read more…

Annual Solarbotics BBQ RSVP

Hi all. It’s coming up time for the annual Western Canadian Robot Games on May 13th, and as per usual, Solarbotics will be hosting our post-event wind-down. Interested in coming? Let us know here!

Microsoft … BEAM Robots?!?

Solarbotics held a few workshops and lectures at the MAKEr faire April 22/23rd. After giving a workshop, a nice man from Microsoft invited me over to see their BEAM robots. Obviously intregued, I found their display at the Microsoft pavilion … Read more…

New Pogo Push Probes in stock

I can’t imagine why, but some people want to use these push pogo pins for other uses than robot appendages. Or battery contacts. Apparently they’re really good for something called “JTAG applications” too, but I’ll leave that up to you … Read more…