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
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!
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 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
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
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
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
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
GroovyNoodle wire. Some is good; LOTS is better. We absolutely love our GroovyNoodle wire, with its super flexibility and silicone-jacket insulation in 7.5M “casual use” spools. For more ambitious projects that need more length, we now have our GroovyNoodle in value-priced 50 meter spools! It’s more of our favorite 24AWG wire with a whopping 40 … Continue reading New Product: 50 Meter GroovyNoodle Wire Spools
Our friends at Bare Conductive, whose awesome lineup of products we carry, shared a few more interesting how-to tutorials (previously).