Zelda themed DIY LED Valentine’s Day card

Posted By Dave

Feb 13th 2019


Create an awesome Valentine’s Day card with this DIY project! This card will surely bring a smile to the face of any die-hard Zelda gamer and showcases a fun way for beginners to make a unique DIY gift using simple items and cool electronics. You can really get creative by using strips of copper foil … Continue reading Zelda themed DIY LED Valentine’s Day card

Tips & Tricks Working with Thermoplastics

Posted By Dave

Jan 29th 2019


Today we are going to be taking a look at one of our favorite go-to materials for easy molding and quick repair, Caprolactone Thermoplastic! This plastic, more commonly known as ShapeLock, Friendly Plastic, Instamorph or Polymorph, is a biodegradable polyester with a low melting point. When solid, it has physical properties of a very tough, … Continue reading Tips & Tricks Working with Thermoplastics

What’s New At Solarbotics

Posted By Dave

Jan 9th 2019


We’ve added new products to our website! Here’s a quick look! ESP-01 Programmer / Adapter Module Programming an ESP0-01 (or any other ESP8266 variant) can be a bit of a button-toggling dance even after you get it wired up correctly. This handy little module makes it so much easier, by making completely buttonless and comes with a usb connector … Continue reading What’s New At Solarbotics

LAST DAY to Order to Guarantee Delivery!

Posted By Dave

Dec 20th 2018


Today is the last day to order your gifts from our website, for guaranteed delivery for Christmas. You must select OVERNIGHT SHIPPING during checkout if you want to receive your order on time!

Christmas Holiday Schedule

Posted By Dilan Tuff-Overes

Dec 19th 2018


With the holidays fast approaching we would like to announce our holiday schedule which is outlined below: At Solarbotics: Monday, December 24th to Wednesday, December 26th – Offices Closed December 27th, 28th, 31st – Open, regular hours Tuesday, January 1 – Offices Closed Wednesday, January 2 – Open, back to regular hours At ActiveTech Calgary:

Christmas DIY LED Jar Gift

Posted By Dave

Dec 17th 2018


Christmas DIY LED Jar Gift What is this? A Christmas Tornado? A Santa Storm? Yes… or simply even just a pleasant centerpiece (with a wee bit of catnip) to taunt the kitty with. Our staff has been putting on their elf hats, browsing the isles and creating some festive technobling-in-a-jar with by adding some LEDs … Continue reading Christmas DIY LED Jar Gift

Canada Post Strike: Shipping Delay

Posted By Dilan Tuff-Overes

Nov 6th 2018


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

Server Issue Update

Posted By Dilan Tuff-Overes

Sep 24th 2018


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

Project: Switching Beds for a Better Cut

Posted By Dilan Tuff-Overes

Aug 9th 2018


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

Closed on Monday August 6th

Posted By Dilan Tuff-Overes

Aug 3rd 2018


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





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