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Electronic components are the building blocks of circuits. You combine them in different ways to control the flow of electricity to make things work. We've got packs, bundles, and components perfect for seasoned makers and new hobbyists alike!

Be sure to check out some of our tutorials to help get your next project started:

$13.03 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # KIT-13682
If you do anything with electronics, you’re probably already using transistors, but you’re probably using them in large, ..
$13.03 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 28th
$7.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # SS110990034
A collection of popular components. This kit is ideal for those getting started with electronics for the first time and need a couple of everything.
$7.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$1.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1536
Hey want to hear a really loud noise? Apply 3V to 5V to this buzzer module and you'll be rewarded with a loud 2KHz BEEEEEEEEE..
$1.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$2.95 AUD, inc GST
Piezo buzzers are used for making beeps, tones and alerts. This one is petite but loud! Drive it with 3-30V peak-to-peak squa..
$2.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th

Capacitors

Capacitors can be found inside every piece of electronic equipment. They store and release charge very rapidly which makes them perfect for short term power storage.

$7.26 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 018-03-ELEC-CAP-PK
This pack of Electrolytic Capacitors includes 12 types, 10 of each.
$7.26 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$4.71 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0118
This is a set of ceramic capacitors. Very handy for experiments and home cooked circuit board. This pack comes with 25 sets ..
$4.71 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$4.83 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0133
This is a 4.7Farad capacitor. This small cap can be charged up and then slowly dissapated running an entire system for hours...
$4.83 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th

Diodes

Diodes act as one way, electronic valves. When the voltage on one side is higher than the other, they allow current to flow, but only in one direction.

$6.40 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 018-03-DIODE-PK
A total of 100 diodes which includes all of the common types.
$6.40 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$11.14 AUD, inc GST
You'll never fall short of a Zener Diode with this pack. It includes 250 pcs, 10 of each popular type.
$11.14 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$0.11 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-512-1N4001
1A Forward Current, 1.1V Forward Voltage Drop.
$0.11 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

EL Products

EL wire is ridiculously awesome to play with. It's made out of flexible wire with a phosphorus coating, wrapped up in a clear PVC sheath, and when you apply the required AC voltage, it lights up! Pretty cool huh? Think Tron meets DIY electronics.

EL products can come in various shapes and sizes not just wire, we've got EL panels, tape, and even animated wire.

$8.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA448
This is an inverter for EL wire and tape, similar to Adafruit's pocket inverters, except it is a brick that takes 12V input i..
$8.50 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$20.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA404
EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent wire is a stiff wire core coated with phosphor and then covered with a protective P..
$20.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$23.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA623
EL panel is the big sister to EL wire - it has the same glow effect but with a flat shape instead of a round shape. This is a..
$23.50 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$16.89 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-12928
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! E..
$16.89 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$53.16 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-12781
The SparkFun EL Sequencer is a board that contains an Arduino-compatible microcontroller, and circuitry for controlling up to..
$53.16 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$3.32 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-00525
2 Wire Serial Communication (I2C) EEPROM - The back bone of any microprocessor project. These 8 pin chips need only two wires..
$3.32 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$5.00 AUD, inc GST
Add another 16 pins to your microcontroller using a MCP23017 port expander. The MCP23017 uses two i2c pins (these can be shar..
$5.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$0.71 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 004-MCP6004-I/P
Quad Op Amp
$0.71 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$1.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-551-PS2501-1-A
DIP Package.
$1.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$0.25 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 014-1740019
DIP-14 Package.
$0.25 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

LEDs

Spruce up your build in new and exciting ways with some LEDs! They come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and colours to make every project light up.

Take a look at some of our LED Tutorials:

$4.24 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 018-04-5MM-LEDS-50PK1
Perfect for prototyping and projects. A total of 50 pieces which includes 10 per color.
$4.24 AUD, inc GST
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Aug 3rd
$18.06 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1463
Round and round and round they go! 16 ultra bright smart LED NeoPixels are arranged in a circle with 1.75" (44.5mm) outer dia..
$18.06 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA902
What's better than a single LED? Lots of LEDs! A fun way to make a small colorful display is to use a 1.2" Bi-color 8x8 LED M..
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$16.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1721
What's better than a single LED? Lots of LEDs! A fun way to make a small linear display is to use two 12-bar Bi-color bar-gra..
$16.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$15.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1266
I like big seven-segment displays and I cannot lie! Design a clock, timer or counter into your next project using Adafruit's ..
$15.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$13.51 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-13107
Description: So much power and light from such a small package. This 5 pack of blue 3 Watt aluminum backed PCBs is sure to sh..
$13.51 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA815
You want to make a cool robot, maybe a hexapod walker, or maybe just a piece of art with a lot of moving parts. Or maybe you ..
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th

Linear Actuators

Motors are all well and good, but what about if you want to move something in a linear direction? Well, there are plenty of options, but linear actuators are ready to rumble and easy to use.

$81.59 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2268
This NEMA 17-size hybrid bipolar stepping motor has an integrated 28 cm (11″) threaded rod as its output shaft, turning it ..
$81.59 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$261.23 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2319
This 12 V linear actuator can be used in a variety of heavy-duty applications. The motor has 5:1 reduction gearbox that gives..
$261.23 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$31.89 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2314
This machined aluminum bracket allows the Concentric LD series linear actuators to be mounted to a structure. Complete mounti..
$31.89 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 31st

Microcontrollers

Microcontrollers are like tiny, basic computers that you can program to perform functions or do things. Platforms like Arduino are just microcontrollers that have been bundled up into an easy to use format.

$4.90 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-09378
Atmel’s itty-bitty ATtiny85 8-Bit Processor. 8K of program space, 6 I/O lines, and 4-channel 10 bit ADC. Runs up to 20MHz w..
$4.90 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$5.03 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11232
The ATtiny84 is another of Atmel’s little tiny 8-Bit Processors. 8K of program space, 12 I/O lines, and 8-channel 10 bit AD..
$5.03 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$7.91 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # 000-ATMEGA328+UNO+CAPS
Preloaded with the Arduino UNO bootloader.
$7.91 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Mosfets

Mosfets are similar to transistors, except they operate slightly differently at a lower level. Commonly used for driving motors and high loads, they're extremely useful.

$1.63 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-10213
If you’ve ever wondered how to control the headlight of a car from a microcontroller, a MOSFET is what you need. This is a ..
$1.63 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$6.19 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-12959
This is the SparkFun MOSFET Power Control Kit, a breakout PTH soldering kit for for the RFP30N06LE N-Channel MOSFET. This kit..
$6.19 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$3.32 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-12901
If you’ve ever wondered how to control high current devices from a low-power microcontroller, a MOSFET is what you need. Th..
$3.32 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$3.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1201
*BZZZZZZZZZZ* Feel that? That's your little buzzing motor, and for any haptic feedback project you'll want to pick up a few o..
$3.50 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$3.50 AUD, inc GST
These are standard '130 size' DC hobby motors. They come with a wider operating range than most toy motors: from 4.5 to 9VDC ..
$3.50 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$21.31 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2211
This gearmotor is a miniature (0.94" x 0.39" x 0.47"), high-quality, high-power motor with 9.96:1 metal gearbox, similar to S..
$21.31 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$32.59 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-1200
This NEMA 17-size hybrid stepping motor can be used as a unipolar or bipolar stepper motor and has a 1.8° step angle (200 st..
$32.59 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$77.42 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-1443
This 2.54" × 1.45" × 1.45" gearmotor is a powerful 12V brushed DC motor with a 30:1 metal gearbox and an integrated quadrat..
$77.42 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 31st

Oscillators & Resonators

Crystal oscillators and ceramic resonators are used to maintain a precise clock for microcontroller systems. Perfect for barebones Arduino projects.

$0.76 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-717-9B-4.000MAAJ-B
Ideal for precise MCU timing.
$0.76 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th
$0.73 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-717-9B-16.000MAAJ-B
Ideal for precise MCU timing.
$0.73 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$10.41 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0295
This crystal kit include 7 common value crystals.If you do not sure what crystal you may need, get this package of all most c..
$10.41 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Peltiers

Peltier modules are extremely cool (pardon the pun) bits of gear. They use electricity to create a heat differential, perfect for a can sized fridge.

$58.95 AUD, inc GST
This is for people who just want to get cold fast. The 12V Peltier module is mounted onto a 12V heatsink and fan assembly wit..
$58.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1331
Keep it cool with a Peltier module. These unique electronic components can generate a temperature differential when powered. ..
$25.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$20.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1330
Keep it cool with a Peltier module. These unique electronic components can generate a temperature differential when powered. ..
$20.95 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 31st

Potentiometers

Potentiometers are a ratiometric, variable resistor which allows you to control the flow of current using physical input, and they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes.

$1.59 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-09806
There are lots of trimpots out there. Some are very large, some so small they require a screwdriver. Here at SparkFun, we jus..
$1.59 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$2.40 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-10613
Potentiometers are incredibly useful, whether you’re controlling the volume on your stereo or the ‘mood lighting’ in yo..
$2.40 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$1.31 AUD, inc GST
Knurled 5.5mm x 10mm (WxH) Shaft which suits most knobs.
$1.31 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$2.70 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11620
A simple slide potentiometer can go a long way. Rated at 10KOhm and 0.1W. Comes with solder tab connections. The pot has an o..
$2.70 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$1.06 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-KNOB13
Suits 1/4" Shafts
$1.06 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Relays

Relays consist of a solenoid which can be driven from a smaller signal to make a physical connection between switch contacts.

$6.33 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 018-QUADRELAY
A versatile relay board with opto-isolated inputs. Each channel can drive up to 10A @28VDC
$6.33 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$15.19 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-13015
A solid state relay (SSR) allows you to control high-curent AC loads from lower voltage DC control circuitry. Solid state rel..
$15.19 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$5.83 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2481
The Pololu basic relay carrier modules allow simple control of a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch from low-voltage, lo..
$5.83 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$6.17 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-LATCHREL9V
2 Coil Latching - Set and Reset
$6.17 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$3.11 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-JQC-3FF-05
Excellent value, compact size.
$3.11 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Resistors

Any hobbyist should have a collection of resistors on hand for when inspiration strikes, whether it's a single value or a complete kit.

$13.51 AUD, inc GST
Resistors are a good thing, in fact, they’re actually crucial in a lot of circuit designs. The only problem seems to be tha..
$13.51 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$1.33 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11507
1/6 Watt, +/- 5% tolerance PTH resistors. Commonly used in breadboards and perf boards, these 330Ohm resistors make excellent..
$1.33 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$2.04 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # SEN-09088
This is a very small light sensor. A photocell changes (also called a photodetector, photo resistor, CdS or photoconductive c..
$2.04 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$9.28 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # KIT-13053
Holy Wattage, Batman! This Power Resistor Kit comes with 5 each of 5 different 10 Watt resistor values including 1, 2, 4, 8, ..
$9.28 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Rotary Encoders

Rotary encoders enable intuitive user interfaces thanks to their nice 'click' when you reach a new increment. Some also have LEDs and switches!

$8.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA377
This rotary encoder is the best of the best, its a high quality 24-pulse encoder, with detents and a nice feel. It is panel m..
$8.50 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$6.70 AUD, inc GST
Rotary encoders can be used similarly to potentiometers. The difference being that an encoder has full rotation without limit..
$6.70 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$4.77 AUD, inc GST
This is a clever little breakout board for both the RGB and R/G illuminated rotary encoders. On one side, it breaks out all o..
$4.77 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th

Slip Rings

Slip rings allow for 360 degrees, continuous rotation of an object which has wires attached to it, without them getting tangled or twisted. Genius!

$45.57 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-13063
This is a 3 wire slip ring, a remarkably simple electromechanical assembly that allows for electronic signals and power to be..
$45.57 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$22.78 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-13064
This is a 6 wire slip ring, a remarkably simple electromechanical assembly that allows electronic signals to be passed throug..
$22.78 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$30.38 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-13065
This is a 12 wire slip ring, a remarkably simple electromechanical assembly that allows electronic signals to be passed throu..
$30.38 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Solenoids

Whether you're looking for a standard 12V Solenoid or something a bit more powerful; our range of solenoids are perfect for your DIY needs. Each of the following solenoids have different features such as driving voltage and distance of the arm travel.
$11.95 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ADA997
Control the flow of fluid using the flow of electrons! This liquid valve would make a great addition to your robotic gardenin..
$11.95 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$19.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA412
Solenoids are basically electromagnets: they are made of a big coil of copper wire with an armature (a slug of metal) in the ..
$19.00 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$8.14 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Solenoids are a great way to induce linear motion for pushing, pulling or controlling switches and levers.This smaller soleno..
$8.14 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Speakers

What better way to listen to your project's audio than speakers? Well, it's really the only way to listen to audio, but we've got all shapes and sizes.

$2.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1890
Listen up! This tiny 1" diameter speaker cone is the perfect addition to any small audio project where you need an 8 Ω imped..
$2.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$1.33 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-10722
If you want to get some sound out of your project but have a tight space budget, this is a good way to do it. This 0.25W, 8Oh..
$1.33 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$20.82 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA3369
Add some crisp and compact audio to your project with this Mini External USB 2.0 Speaker. It's USB-only and does not require ..
$20.82 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 31st

Switches

Whether you're building an arcade cabinet or a collision detection system, we've got all kinds of switches to help you get your next project underway.

$4.50 AUD, inc GST
Little clicky switches are standard input "buttons" on electronic projects. These work best in a PCB but can be used on a sol..
$4.50 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th
$2.99 AUD, inc GST
This is a heavy duty SPST toggle switch - your basic on/off toggle. Rated for 2A at 250V or 4A at 125V. Includes a face plate..
$2.99 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$15.19 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-09181
It’s the end of the world, and you need a button to press. This is it. A 100mm diameter (outside diameter) dome illuminated..
$15.19 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
This little round on/off toggle switch is rated up to 10A at 125VAC and can be panel mounted in a 20mm diameter hole. It’ll..
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 28th
$5.17 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-09426
This is a resistive analog joystick, very similar to those found on the PSP1000. These compact joysticks are different in tha..
$5.17 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 28th
$1.74 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-DIP8
Standard mounting.
$1.74 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Transistors

Transistors are electronic switches, they allow you to control current from a separate signal at the base, which makes them useful for all kinds of things.

$12.15 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0322
This package includes 17 species transistors in common use.It's convenient for you to make some small designs.You could find ..
$12.15 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
These are very common, high quality BJT NPN transistors made by ST Micro.
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-08928
These are high quality BJT NPN transistors that work well with audio applications, made by ST Micro.
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th

Voltage Regulators

Linear voltage regulators are designed to output a fixed, steady voltage from a higher source, which may be 'dirty' or unstable.

$1.33 AUD, inc GST
This is the basic L7805 voltage regulator, a three-terminal positive regulator with a 5V fixed output voltage. This fixed reg..
$1.33 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$1.35 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-00526
This is the basic LD1117V33 voltage regulator, a low drop positive regulator with a 3.3V fixed output voltage. This fixed reg..
$1.35 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$2.40 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-12766
This is the basic L7812 voltage regulator, a three-terminal positive regulator with a 12V fixed output voltage. This fixed re..
$2.40 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$7.54 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11270
This DC Blower really moves some air! Pulling about 1Amp @ 12VDC, this blower is rated at 16CFM (although it seems like more ..
$7.54 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 24th
$47.95 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1150
Move fluid safely from here to there with this very nice little pump. Unlike most liquid pumps, this is a peristaltic type - ..
$47.95 AUD, inc GST
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Jul 31st
$17.85 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0200
This immersible pump can be used to water your plants, make a fountain or waterfall, even change your fish tank wter.It works..
$17.85 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Jul 24th