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Contact details update - 07 November 2017
Please note - we can now be reached on our office lines: (086) 199 5002 (041) 004 0040
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Nema motors + drivers + PSU update - 27 September 2017
New stock to be available estimated by Friday 6 October. This includes Nema 23, 1Nm and Nema 42 drivers.
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Website now serving content over SSL - 05 August 2017
We have reconfigured our website to serve all content via secure pages. This should not affect our customers. If you do experience any problems, please let us know via email or phone.
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Velocio PLC's in stock - 12 July 2017
Velocio PLC's now in stock. * Free software * Easy to program ( Standard USB cable ) * 3 x Stepper motor drivers @ 250 kHz * RS232/RS485 support * Analogue In and Out * Programmable via Ladder or Flow chart * $$ Value for Money $$ http://www.hobbytronics.co.za/p/1154/velocio-ace-series Perfect for small & medium automation projects - especially driving stepper motors.
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Raspberry PI 3 - $$ Special $$ - 12 July 2017
1 or 2 at only R589.00 order 3 or more only at R564.00 - qualifies for free shipping nation wide. many accessories available Best price in the country! http://www.hobbytronics.co.za/p/1004/raspberry-pi-3
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Nema 42, Nema 34, Nema 23 and Nema 17 back in stock, drivers and motors. - 12 July 2017
Nema 42, Nema 34, Nema 23 and Nema 17 back in stock, drivers and motors.
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Stock update: SBR Rails, Ball Screws and 10x20 drag chain - 07 July 2017
Stock update: SBR Rails, Ball Screws and 10x20 drag chain Stock is currently going through customs in the PLZ harbour. Expected delivery for Monday 07/07 - time permitting we will ship all back orders and pre-orders out on Monday - alternatively Tuesday.
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Nema 23 & Nema 34 Back in stock - 17 January 2017
Nema 23, Nema 34 motors + drivers back in stock.
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Stock update: SBR Rails & Accesories - 11 January 2017
Update from supplier: stock ready for shipping - our ETA is end of February.
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Nema 23 & Nema 34 Stock Update - 11 January 2017
Updated ETA from our shipper - stock should be ready by 20 January.
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Ball screws, linear rails, SBR rails - 01 October 2016
Ball screws, linear rails, SBR rails back in stock Next shipment ETA mid to end November.
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nema 23 & nema 34 ready for order - 06 September 2016
Stock will be delivered late this afternoon - we have loaded the stock on the website, so you can place your orders. Orders with courier will only be going out tomorrow.
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Nema 23 & Nema 34 Stock Update - 31 August 2016
Updated ETA from our shipper - container release tomorrow. Stock should be in on Friday. Vessel was delayed in Durban.
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Nema 23 & Nema 34 - 24 August 2016
Nema 23 and Nema 34 motors expected back in stock 31 August.
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Slotted aluminium back in stock - 28 June 2016
Slotted aluminium back in stock: 20x20 1m and 2m 20x40 1m and 2m 20x80 1m and 2m 40x40 1m and 2m 40x80 1m and 2m 80x80 1m and 2m
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Stock update: SBR Rails - 16 May 2016
We have received a new ETA for the SBR rails from our shipping agent. They are arriving in the week of the 23rd - 27th of May 2016
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Nema 42 and Nema Drivers - 10 May 2016
Nema 42 motors back in stock Nema 42 drivers back in stock Name 34 drivers back in stock Nema 23 drivers back in stock
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Updated product estimated time of arrivals - 07 May 2016
Nema 42 motors and drivers : 9 May 2016 SBR linear rails: 16 May 2016 Newly added product today: 20 May 2016 Slotted Aluminium: 20 June 2016
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Stock update - 18 April 2016
PI3 + PSU + Enclosures back in stock. Limited number of Nema 4A and 7.8A drivers back in stock - eta for more 2nd week of May.
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Raspberry Pi 3 in Stock. - 10 March 2016
Raspberry Pi 3 in Stock.
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Shipping price Update - 04 March 2016
We have made the following changes to our shipping prices: 1. RAM by default is now 2 - 3 business days. 2 Days for main centres and 3 days for regional deliveries. 2. Free shipping will now apply to orders over R1500.00 instead of the old R1000.00 3. We have added a RAM Express hipping option for next day delivery ( 17:00 ) - this only applies to main centres and free shipping does not qualify for this option.
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Nema 23 and Nema 34 Motors back in stock - 09 February 2016
Nema 23 and Nema 34 Motors back in stock
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Price drops on overstock items - 23 January 2016
R/$ woes ? Not at hobbytronics on these products: LEDs - price drop, light up your project, see http://www.hobbytronics.co.za/search?q=10+leds Prices are for 10 each. T-Slotted aluminium, great for CNC's and 3D Printers, buy bulk and save: http://www.hobbytronics.co.za/search?q=slotted+aluminium+ext As always check out our bargain bin: http://www.hobbytronics.co.za/c/654/-bargain-bin- Help us clear space in our warehouse for new exciting products. Prices valid while stock lasts.
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Rotary Encoder - 1024 P/R (Quadrature) - 15 January 2016
Rotary Encoder - 1024 P/R (Quadrature) In stock. COM00101376
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RF Explorers in stock. - 12 January 2016
RF Explorer Model 3G-24G Combo in stock. RF Explorer Handheld Signal Generator (RFE6GEN) in stock.
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Nema 23 and Nema 42 Motors - 27 November 2015
Nema 23 and Nema 42 Motors will be back in stock Jan 2016.
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Wild Thumper Controller Board - 1 left @ R699 - 02 November 2015
Wild Thumper Controller Board - 1 left @ R699
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CNC Pendant / Handwheel back in stock - 31 October 2015
CNC Pendant / Handwheel back in stock
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4 Port USB Universal Charger - 31 October 2015
4 Port USB Universal Charger / Power Supply back in stock.
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OLED - SPI - 31 October 2015
OLED SPI now in stock
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RTL-SDR Software Defined Radio - 31 October 2015
RTL-SDR Software Defined Radio back in stock @ R259
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Web relays in stock - 27 October 2015
USR-WM1s and USR-WIFIIO-83 are now in stock.
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New Products - 17 October 2015
We have added some new products today (17-Oct-2015) - these products will be in stock towards middle / end of November and the prices will be updated - currently prices are indicative.
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Ball screws, linear rails and pillow blocks are back in stock. - 08 October 2015
Ball screws, linear rails and pillow blocks are back in stock.
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Ball screws / linear rails - 03 October 2015
Ball screws / linear rails - ETA update: arriving early next week ( Monday 5 October ).
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Slotted aluminium and accessories back in stock. - 03 October 2015
Slotted aluminium and accessories back in stock. We now also carry 2040 and 2080 black end-plates to finish off your project.
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Nema 34 and Nema 42 Motors have arrived - 14 September 2015
Nema 34 and Nema 42 Motors have arrived
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Slotted aluminium & accessories - 18 August 2015
Slotted aluminium and accessories scheduled to arrive end of September.
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Ball screws / linear rails - 18 August 2015
Ball screws and linear rails scheduled to arrive end of September.
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Nema 34 motors scheduled to arrive end of September. - 18 August 2015
Nema 34 motors scheduled to arrive end of September.
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Phasing out of ABSA Bank - 07 July 2015
We are phasing out the ABSA bank account over the next 4 weeks. please use our FNB account for deposits and EFT transactions in the future.
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Altium releases CircuitMaker - 19 June 2015
Altium releases CircuitMaker - free schematics and PCB design software for the maker community. See EEVBlog on youtube for a critical review by Dave.
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Nema 23, Nema 34 and Nema 42 + Drivers back in stock - 13 May 2015
Nema 23, Nema 34 and Nema 42 + Drivers back in stock
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Postal Tracking Mail - 07 April 2015
The south African post office have increased their rates for Postal Tracking mail. We have adjusted our postal tracking shipping option accordingly.
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Stepper Motor Driver 18V-50V 2Phase 4A - Limited stock arrived - 02 April 2015
Stepper Motor Driver 18V-50V 2Phase 4A - Limited stock arrived
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Raspberry PI 2.0 In Stock - 02 April 2015
Raspberry PI 2.0 In Stock
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Ball screws / linear rails - 06 March 2015
Ball screws, linear rails (MGN/SBR) are now in stock.
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Raspberry PI 2.0 Update - 19 February 2015
Our next batch of PI 2.0 is expected end of March - early April.
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Raspberry PI 2.0 In Stock - 13 February 2015
Raspberry PI 2.0 In Stock - moving quickly..
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Raspberry PI 2.0 Update - 08 February 2015
ETA: 20 Feb 2015
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