Digi-Key Corporation is a large distributor of electronic parts and tools. You can find just about anything here. When looking for a part it is a good idea to check here along with Jameco & Mouser.


Jameco Electronics is a large distributor of electronic parts and tools. You can find just about anything here. When looking for a part it is a good idea to check here along with Digi-Key & Mouser.


Mouser Electronics is a large distributor of electronic parts and tools. You can find just about anything here. When looking for a part it is a good idea to check here along with Digi-Key & Jameco.


B.G. Micro is a surplus distributor with a unique twist. Not only is the editor of their catalog a pretty funny guy, but they often provide technical data for some parts that other surplus vendors wouldn’t bother with. This gives them an edge on certain items as there are often others who may carry similar interesting parts, but without data it often comes down to who has the info.


All Electronics Corporation is a surplus distributor that has a pretty good selection of parts. As with any surplus distributor, items you find here may be a one time buyout and never be available again.


Electronic Goldmine is a surplus distributor that has a pretty good selection of parts. As with any surplus distributor, items you find here may be a one time buyout and never be available again.


Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs – light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message – and turn it into an output – activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on the board.


A Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer originally designed for education, inspired by the 1981 BBC Micro. The Raspberry Pi is slower than a modern laptop or desktop but is still a complete Linux computer and can provide all the expected abilities that implies, at a low-power consumption level.


Hackaday serves up Fresh Hacks Every Day from around the Internet. Their playful posts are the gold-standard in entertainment for engineers and engineering enthusiasts.


An off-the-cuff radio show and podcast for electronics enthusiasts and professionals. Featuring Chris Gammell and Dave Jones.


Embedded is the show for people who love gadgets: making them, breaking them, and everything in between. Interviews with engineers, educators, and enthusiasts.


Here you will find a collection of robot projects that Steve Norris has built over the past few years. You are free to use the schematics, diagrams and source code to build your own version for non-commercial use.