We're all about maker spaces, libraries, and anywhere else that people can come together and create things. So we've curated a collection of tools and gear that we use, and believe would fit perfectly in an environment for creative people.

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Equipment

A good lab is the start of many good things to come, and we've put together a collection of tools that we use ourselves, and are perfect for maker spaces everywhere.

  1. Rigol DS-1054Z Oscilloscope
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    SKU: DS1054Z Brand: Rigol Guides (4)
    The Rigol DS1054Z, now stocked in Australia, represents a remarkable breakthrough in price and performance in general purpose 4 channel digital storage oscilloscopes.
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    10 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Rigol DP-832 Triple Output DC Power Supply
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    SKU: DP832 Brand: Rigol Guides (3)
    Next generation triple output DC power supply with USB host and device, LAN and RS232 connectivity. Innovative graphical interface.
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    6 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. Saleae Logic 8
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    SKU: LOGIC8 Brand: Saleae Guides (3)
    If you’re looking for a logic analyser with a bit “more” in a tiny package then Saleae’s Logic8 is it. Simply connect via USB, install software and you’re ready to go! This logic analyser can record digital and analogue on 8 channels simultaneously.
    $749.00 AUD, inc GST
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  4. Digital Multimeter - Basic
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    96% of 100
    SKU: TOL-12966 Brand: Sparkfun
    The digital multimeter (DMM) is an essential tool in every electronic enthusiasts arsenal. The SparkFun Digital Multimeter, however, is not your average multimeter, it features a loud continuity sound, current/voltage sense, and quality probes. You can use the multimeter to measure DC and AC voltage, DC current, resistance, continuity, and test diodes. With this version we’ve done away with the bright flashy colors that can get us into trouble and gone with a nice, neutral gray. This multimeter should provoke no strong feelings one way or the other, we know this because our guts say “maybe.”
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    8 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  5. Hakko RED Soldering Iron 20W
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    83% of 100
    SKU: CE05648 Brand: Hakko
    Ideal for use in a variety of soldering works like hobbies, repairing electric household appliances.20W: Circuit boards, small electrical parts, etc
    60W: Connectors, heavier wiring connections, etc
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    28 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  6. Hakko RED Soldering Iron 60W
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    97% of 100
    SKU: CE04585 Brand: Hakko Guides (2)
    If you're after a high-quality, no frills iron, then the Hakko RED is for you. 60W ensures plenty of heat for the most demanding project, and a high-quality iron will maintain it's heat and last forever.
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    43 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  7. Hakko FX-888D Digital Soldering Station
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    SKU: CE04584 Brand: Hakko Guides (2)
    The Hakko FX-888D is our go to recommendation for a high-quality soldering iron that has all the features and specs you'd normally find in a much more expensive iron.
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    25 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  8. Hobby Creek Pana Hand V2
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    SKU: CE04457 Brand: Hobby Creek
    Add 4 helping hands to your PanaVise Work Center and level-up your work space! This tool is designed specifically to sandwich between the base plate and split ball mechanism of a PanaVise 350 Work Center.

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  9. PanaVise Electronics Work Centre - 324
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    SKU: CE04580 Brand: PanaVise Guides (1)
    This complete package creates an economical work station with everything right at your fingertips!
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  10. Bantam Tools Desktop CNC Milling Machine
    SKU: CE07384 Brand: Bantam Tools
    Machining aluminum parts is fast and easy with the Bantam Tools Desktop CNC Milling Machine. This high-performance three-axis desktop CNC milling machine was designed with product designers, educators, and hobbyists in mind. It’s ideal for those looking to bring prototyping in-house or master the fundamentals of CNC machining. The Desktop CNC Milling Machine is fully enclosed and ready-to-use right out of the box.
    $0.00 AUD, inc GST

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  11. Mayku FormBox
    SKU: CE07337 Brand: Mayku
    Make Molds, Fast with Mayku's Thermoforming FormBox which will help you speed up your product development. Bringing mold production in-house can save you time and money. Getting your next idea off the ground has never been easier!
    $1,200.00 AUD, inc GST
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Educational

If you're a community or educational space, then we've got some kits that are perfect for introducing electronics to people in fun and engaging ways.

  1. Raspberry Pi Zero W Starter Kit
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    SKU: CE04765 Brand: Raspberry Pi Guides (2)
    If you've been itching to get started with the Pi Zero W and want to get up and running straight away.
    $89.00 AUD, inc GST
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    789 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Solderless Breadboard - 830 Tie Point (ZY-102)
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    94% of 100
    SKU: CE00304 Guides (2)
    If you're prototyping a circuit big or small, then you'll want a quality breadboard, and this one is awesome! It's got dual isolated power rails perfect for complex projects, 830 tie points, and sturdy spring connectors.
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    184 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. Solderless Breadboard Jumper Cable Wires (75 Pieces)
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    93% of 100
    SKU: CE00301 Brand: Core Electronics Guides (3)
    These jumper wires feature a male pin at each end which is perfect for connecting different points of the breadboard together.
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    141 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  4. Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Essentials Kit
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    SKU: CE08243 Brand: Raspberry Pi
    Get your brand new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W with most of the essentials in this kit.
    $79.00 AUD, inc GST
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    101 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  5. Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Starter Kit
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    SKU: CE08242 Brand: Raspberry Pi
    Get your brand new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W with everything you need to get started in one kit.
    $99.00 AUD, inc GST
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    139 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  6. Professional Solderless Breadboard - 400 tie points (Metal Backing Plate)
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    SKU: CE07064
    BreadBoard-400 is a solderless (plug-in) breadboard with 400 connection tie-points (i.e. 400 wire insertion holes). It has 4 power rails.
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    549 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  7. SparkFun Inventors Kit - v4.1 (for Arduino)
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    SKU: KIT-15267 Brand: Sparkfun
    The SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language. The SIK includes...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 4 to 7 day lead time

Component Packs

Fill your tool boxes with a good range of quality components, ready for any project. We've got variety packs with all the common values in them to get makers building.

  1. Resistor Kit - 1/4W (500 total)
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    95% of 100
    SKU: COM-10969 Brand: Sparkfun Guides (2)
    This assortment of through-hole Resistors comes jam-packed with 500 separate resistors, broken down into 20 of the most common resistance values you'll ever need. The folded sleeve packaging offers a awesome way to keep your collection organised over the course of many projects.
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    24 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Ceramic Capacitor Pack - 250 PCS
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    SKU: FIT0118 Brand: DFRobot
    This is a set of ceramic capacitors. Very handy for experiments and breadboard projects. This pack comes with 22 sets of capacitors with various capacitance and working voltage of 63V...
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    16 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. Transistor Pack (170 pcs)
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    SKU: FIT0322 Brand: DFRobot
    This package includes 17 species transistors in common use.It's convenient for you to make some small designs.You could find a suitable one for your type!
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    27 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  4. 5mm LEDs 100pcs Pack 20x Red Green Blue Yellow White
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    SKU: CE05103
    This pack will equip your workspace with plenty of the most common LEDs you'll ever need. You'll have 20 LEDs in the following colors to mix into your projects; Red, Green, Yellow, Blue and White (That's 100 total).
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    164 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Consumables

Many tools require consumables to run; 3D printing needs filament, soldering needs solder. We've paired our gear selection with everything you need to keep making.

  1. Polymaker PolyLite Black PLA Filament 1KG 2.85mm
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    SKU: CE04656 Brand: Polymaker
    PolyLite™ is a family of 3D printing filaments made with the best raw materials to deliver exceptional quality and reliability. PolyLite™ covers the most popular 3D printing materials to meet your everyday needs in design and prototyping. PolyLite™ PLA is a high-quality PLA designed for reliability and ease of printing.
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    5 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. IPA Technical Grade, 99.997%, Isopropyl/Rubbing Alcohol 1 Litre
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    SKU: CE04601 Brand: Core Electronics Guides (1)
    This Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) contains 99.997% Isopropyl alcohol and is perfect for cleaning all electronics and PCB materials.
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    8 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Tools

Here are some essential tools we recommend for Makerspaces that have an interest with electronics
  1. 6" Digital Calipers
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    94% of 100
    SKU: TOL-10997 Brand: Sparkfun
    Digital calipers are an absolute essential. Here at SparkFun we use them all the time. These premium calipers come with an extra battery and auto shut-off. Measurements can be taken in either metric or standard. The calipers are 6" in length and make a great addition to any tool set.
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    4 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

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