Solarbotics / Active-Tech Calgary in-store Sale!

  Solarbotics / Active-Tech Calgary Store Sale! Although we have a new website, we’re still working on bringing over the inventory from Active-Tech into it. In the meanwhile, we’re participating in the Active-Tech sale, with additional items from Solarbotics Ltd. … Read more…

Christmas Holiday Schedule – 2019

With the holidays fast approaching we would like to announce our┬áholiday schedule which is outlined below. When deciding how to ship your orders, please review the shipping estimates at checkout as some methods may not arrive before the beginning of … Read more…

It’s alive….ALIVE…!

We know this isn’t a big deal to average-joe Solarbotics customer, but we are thrilled to have a new website platform up and running for almost a month now. We’ve still digging through what plugins work and could be improved, … Read more…

Dave Broadcasting System

Hello…? Is this thing on….?

This is was just a Test. This is a test of the Dave broadcasting system. If this was a real Dave, you’d be notified what to do in the eventuality that you met a real Dave. This has been a … Read more…

Aleph Objects (Lulzbot) is still alive! FAME3D VC steps in.

Update: Additional information from the Loveland Reporter Herald We’ve been big fans of Aleph Objects’ 3D printers. They fit that sorta “Prosumer” niche. A bit better than kit-builds, not quite as expensive as the big professional units. We were disappointed … Read more…

Lulzbot 3D Printer Documentation and Resources

Lulzbot Mini 2 Documentation Lulzbot Mini 2 Quick Start Guide Lulzbot Mini 2 Quick Start Video How to use the LCD Interface Video How to Replace a Damaged/Bubbled PEI Sheet Video How to update your firmware Video How to use … Read more…

New Website Migration update

We’ve finally migrated our new site from the internal development platform to the host’s development platform! What’s that mean to you? After we reconfigure some settings and run a gauntlet of tests, we should be live in days/weeks, not weeks/months! … Read more…

More about website development

A decent website is a core of a web-centric store like ours. Back in the early days, I hand-coded HTML (yeah, go back to waybackmachine to admire that work), and what you got is what you got. Since then, we … Read more…

Why no new blogs? Huh? HUH?!?

Sorry. It’s been a feverish last 9 months since taking the bull by the horns and taking over development of the NEW Solarbotics website. It’s coming along, and will be ready VERY soon. Because of this, we’ve been concentrating on … Read more…