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
Our offices are closed on Monday, October 9th, 2017, and back to regular duties on Tuesday October 10th.
Our GraviTrack Marble Machine Kit is our newest addition to the Marble-Drop mechanism family. Elegant, swooping hands pass marbles to each other to the top of a sweeping multi-level track, available in either solar or battery configuration! Approximately twice as wide as our spiral Solar or Battery Marble machine kits, the GraviTrack is still desk-top … Continue reading The Solarbotics GraviTrack Marble Machine Kit
Today August 21, 2017, we were treated to about 80% solar eclipse. In spite of the smoke, the weather cooperated so we couldn’t miss this event. Pinhole projector boxes were made out of cereal and shipping boxes: Fancy ones were mounted onto a tripod, and a phone camera recording a time lapse video was taped … Continue reading Solar Eclipse at SB
AxiDraw V3 669CAD / 525USD AxiDraw is a high performance personal writing and drawing machine. MinIMU-9 V5 – IMU Digital Combo Board – 9 Degrees of Freedom 21.55CAD / 16.91USD This is a breakout combo for the LSM6DS33 3-axis gyro/3-axis accelerometer and an LIS3MDL 3-axis magnetometer. With this board, you get a full 9 degrees … Continue reading New Product Monday
The idea of adorning oneself with glowing bits has been around forever, but instead of smearing ourselves with phosphorescent jellyfish or placing fireflies in ears like some uncivilized cavemen we went for simple LED earrings. We made a build that involves a simple slow-scroll RGB LED and a few reflective bits to bounce that pretty … Continue reading Project: LED Earrings