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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
delivered by
May 26th
$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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May 30th
$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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May 26th

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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Jun 5th
$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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May 26th
$0.11 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-512-1N4001
1A Forward Current, 1.1V Forward Voltage Drop.
$0.11 AUD, inc GST
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May 26th
$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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May 30th
$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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Jun 1st
$0.71 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 004-MCP6004-I/P
Quad Op Amp
$0.71 AUD, inc GST
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May 26th
$1.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 002-551-PS2501-1-A
DIP Package.
$1.00 AUD, inc GST
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May 26th
$0.25 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 014-1740019
DIP-14 Package.
$0.25 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
May 26th

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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May 26th
$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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May 30th
$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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May 30th

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
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May 26th
$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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May 26th
$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
May 30th

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
delivered by
Jun 1st
$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
delivered by
Jun 1st
$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
Jun 1st

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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May 30th
$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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May 30th
$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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May 26th
$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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May 30th
$1.06 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-KNOB13
Suits 1/4" Shafts
$1.06 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
May 26th

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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Jun 5th
$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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May 30th
$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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Jun 2nd
$6.17 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-LATCHREL9V
2 Coil Latching - Set and Reset
$6.17 AUD, inc GST
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May 26th
$3.11 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-JQC-3FF-05
Excellent value, compact size.
$3.11 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
May 26th

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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May 26th
$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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May 30th
$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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May 30th
$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
May 30th

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
delivered by
May 26th
$6.70 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Rotary encoders can be used similarly to potentiometers. The difference being that an encoder has full rotation without limit..
$6.70 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$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
delivered by
May 30th

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
Jun 1st
$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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May 26th
$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
May 30th
$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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May 30th
$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
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May 30th
$1.74 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # 003-DIP8
Standard mounting.
$1.74 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
May 26th

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
May 26th
$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
May 26th
$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
May 30th

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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May 30th
$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
delivered by
May 30th
$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
delivered by
May 30th