This small switch mode power supply can supply 5VDC at up to 2A by way of a normal USB female port. This can accept any standard USB cable and can be used to replace any standard “USB charger” for your phone or other portable device. These are often used to power microcontrollers and small single board computers. ... [Read More]
This cable is designed to split a single DC barrel into two separate connectors. These are ideal in situations where multiple low power devices need to be connected to a common power supply. The cable measures 52 cm / 20.5” and has a single 2.1 x 5.5mm DC barrel jack branching into two 2.1 x 5.5mm DC barrel plugs.
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This cable is designed to extend a standard USB port to a panel mount version of the same. These are ideal for use with the BeagleBone, Raspberry Pi, or anything else with a USB host port. The jack has two “ears” that allow it to be mounted in a panel or box. The ears are tapped with an M3 thread... [Read More]
This 0.5m (~20") Raspberry Pi Camera Cable will let you swap out the stock 150mm long flex cable from a Raspberry Pi Camera (Standard, NoIR or Wide-angle NoIR) for a different size. Works great, just carefully open the connector on the Pi and the Pi Camera and slip this replacement cable in place. This cable can also be used with the Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen as well.
We also offer other lengths up to 2 meters in the shop! Raspberry Pi Camera sold separately... [Read More]
This liquid valve is normally closed and has 1/2" Nominal non-taped National Pipe outlets on each end. The solenoid will open the valve when 12V is applied across the two terminals. Please note: Liquid can only flow in one direction through this valve. Also, there is a 3PSI minimum pressure requirement due to the gasket arrangement inside... [Read More]
Stepper motors are great motors for position control. They can be found in desktop printers, plotters, 3d printers, CNC milling machines, and anything else requiring precise position control. Steppers are a special segment of brushless motors. They are purposely built for high-holding torque... [Read More]
Sending An Email With Attached Photo Using Python And The Raspberry Pi
We have already covered using a Raspberry Pi and Python to send an email containing basic text – but what if you wanted to attach a picture instead? In this tutorial we are going to adapt our code from our basic email tutorial to allow picture attachments to be sent. Interested? Head on over to the tutorial!
BC Robotics Inc. is a supplier and manufacturer of electronic kits, components, and accessories based in Nanaimo BC, Canada. We stock a large selection of popular items from Arduino, BBC micro:bit, Raspberry Pi, Adafruit Industries, SparkFun Electronics, Pololu, Makey Makey, and many more!