New Product: Microcontrollers & Raspberry Pi


Posted By Yana

Jul 22nd 2016

 

SparkFun Electric Imp Breakout $17.48 The SparkFun Electric Imp breakout board makes it easy to experiment with your Electric Imp IoT project. ESP-12F AP+STA Remote Serial Port WIFI Controller / Module $9.38 The ESP8266 (ESP-12F AP+STA) is a nice “Internet of Things” microcontroller with Wifi (or as a Wifi bridge for your project) Adafruit Metro […]

New Product: Motors & Driver


Posted By Yana

Jul 18th 2016

 

28BYJ-48-16 16:1 Stepper Gearmotor $5.85 Originally designed for control of HVAC vanes and similar low-demand equipment, these stepper-motor gearboxes have lots of hacking potential. This is the lower torque / higher speed 16:1. 28BYJ-48-64 64:1 Stepper Gearmotor $5.85 Originally designed for control of HVAC vanes and similar low-demand equipment, these stepper-motor gearboxes have lots of […]

Fosshape and Wonderflex at Solarbotics


Posted By Yana

Jul 12th 2016

 

With our recent experiences with the costuming and cosplay communities, we’ve learned a lot about new materials that cosplayers use for making masks, props and armour. That added a few new words to our vocabulary and awesome new items to our inventory. First, Fosshape. It is a felt-like polyester fabric that can be stretched and […]

Canada Post Web Services Update


Posted By Yana

Jul 11th 2016

 

In regards to the Canada Post Services interruption we posted about earlier: Canada Post has withdrawn its 72-hour notice of service interruption, which was to take effect Monday, July 11. Mail and parcels will be delivered as usual and mail service will continue without interruption. Canada Post shipping option is again available in the checkout […]

New Product: Thymio Robot and ESP01


Posted By Yana

Jul 7th 2016

 

Thymio II Educational Robot $182.25 The Thymio 2 is a fully-functional robot out-of-the-box, with a excellent pedigree. Thymio II Educational Robot – Wireless $249.75 The Thymio 2 is a fully-functional robot out-of-the-box, with a excellent pedigree. This wireless version offers some excellent live features not available in the stock version. ESP01 programmer $7.80 The ESP-01 […]

New Product: Fosshape, Wonderflex and Buck Converter


Posted By Yana

Jul 5th 2016

 

Mini-360 DC-DC Buck converter $3.70 Super compact and capable, this DC-DC buck converter can knock down a voltage from 23V to as low as 1V with up to 95% efficiency. Wonderflex Heat-activated Composite Plastic Sheet $79.00 This is a heat-activated, formable polyester plastic sheet that is very popular in making prop armour and other rigid […]

Iron Man & Solarbotics at Comic Expo 2016


Posted By Yana

Jun 30th 2016

 

We often work with people with very interesting projects. This time, it’s an impressive Iron Man MkIII costume build, by Phillip Vatour of Calgary. Phillip had come into our offices one day and said “You might be interested in seeing what I’ve been building with the stuff I buy here…”. He pulled out his phone, […]

Closed July 1st For Canada Day


Posted By Yana

Jun 30th 2016

 

On Friday July 1st 2016 we are closed for Canada Day. We will return to our regular phone calls answering and shipping on Monday.

Possible Canada Post Service Disruptions


Posted By Yana

Jun 29th 2016

 

Labour negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are currently taking place. In the event that an agreement between the two parties cannot be reached, customers could see a disruption to all Canada Post services as early as July 2, 2016. In the event of a labour disruption, Canada Post […]

Canada Post Web Services Interruption


Posted By Yana

Jun 10th 2016

 

Due to scheduled maintenance by Canada Post on their Shipping and Tracking Web Services page we will be unable to provide shipping estimates between 7pm MDT on Saturday, June 11 and 12am MDT on Sunday, June 12. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


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