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Oatley electronics is based in NSW, Australia and sell a good range of picaxe IC's, motors and motor controllers etc. Read more
Price: $4.95 USD
Description: Yes you read that correctly - 10Farad capacitor. This small cap can be charged up and then slowly dissapated running an entire system for hours. … Read more
Recently I have built a remote control tank with sound effect. Since there is not much space in the tank, I decide to use a piezo transducer to do the sound … Read more
Wire is the stuff which allows the electrons to move around your robot. It's the stuff which, if you try to squeeze too many electrons down it too fast, it will … Read more
5V Regulators Being stupid I can never find out how much resistor and what do i know I would need to get my 7,2V Racing pack battery to turn in to nice 5V that my … Read more
Price: $1 USD
Voltage comparators are very useful components that does just what the name tells you: it compares voltages (duh!). A voltage comparator can be seen as a … Read more
Allways a board to fit your needs :)  http://194.201.138.187/epages/Store.storefront/?ObjectPath=/Shops/Store.TechSupplies/Categories/PICAXE/PICAXEProjectBoards Read more
If you're ever in need of additional digital inputs or outputs then this chip may be an answer to your prayers. It only requires two connections from your … Read more
Althou i just burned one, i think i could still share some info here :) This is an advanced motor driver for 12V motors. It is usually coupled with EMG30 motors, … Read more
This is a motor driver that I like because of this: It is usable from 6 to 50V, at up to 4A total output currentIt has a 5V output, so you can just hook up any … Read more
This chip enables you to take 4 outputs and turn them into 2 that can be reversed. Note that the chip can get quite warm, but it is designed for … Read more
Price: $2 USD
Here is a quick walk-through on how to get your hands on a really cheap alternative to the GM10s. The motors you get here are not even nearly as cool as the GM10s, … Read more
This set comes with two platforms and the clamps and pin sets (to mount your parts) for the two. This is pretty cheap and really easy to assemble. I bought one set … Read more
Price: $109 USD

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The Make Controller Kit is a fully programmable,open source hardware platform for projects requiring high performance control/feedback, connectivity, and ease of … Read more
Price: $49.99 USD
What is Arduino? Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, … Read more
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100 male to male jumpers - $4.99 Read more
What's that? In robotics, "solenoids" are a type of actuator. You have a coil (4) of enamelled wire (same stuff you find in motors and relay coils) wound loosely … Read more
Price: $4.5 USD
There are a few models of this but the SM125-IC is an RFID Interigator with read/write capabilities and I2C connection capabilities. I have been looking for a chip … Read more
Isn't that just a pot? You are forgiven for thinking you are looking at a photo of a potentiometer AKA variable resistor. That's what this looks like. However, if … Read more
Computer mice with balls contain two (or sometimes three, if the have a scroll wheel) rotary position sensors. These are not mechanical switches, but optical ones. … Read more