Aluminium back in stock -
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
After an uncontrollable delay at customs, we have aluminium extrusions and accessories back in stock.
Mach3 Laser Setup Guide -
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
We receive many queries on how to connect a laser to a Mach3 breakout board. The following web address describes in details the steps required:
Or you can download the PDF:
Motors, ball screws and spindles etc stock update -
Wednesday, 07 February 2018
Good day, some updates on CNC stock:
Nema 34 and 42 motors back in stock.
Nema 42 drivers back in stock - running (very, 75% sold..) fast - place your order to secure.
Nema 23 motors and the 4.4 and 7.8A drivers fully stocked.
Due to vessel and weather issues at the source harbour, spindles, ball-screws and accessories are expected to arrive in PE by the end of February, early March ( delay of nearly 4 weeks ). To secure any stock please contact us via email and we will send a pro-forma invoice. Note payment or purchase order for credit customers needs to be received to secure order.
Contact details update -
Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Please note - we can now be reached on our office lines:
(086) 199 5002
(041) 004 0040
Website now serving content over SSL -
Saturday, 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.
Velocio PLC's in stock -
Wednesday, 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
* $$ Value for Money $$
Perfect for small & medium automation projects - especially driving stepper motors.
Raspberry PI 3 - $$ Special $$ -
Wednesday, 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!
Stock update: SBR Rails, Ball Screws and 10x20 drag chain -
Friday, 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.
nema 23 & nema 34 ready for order -
Tuesday, 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.
Nema 23 & Nema 34 Stock Update -
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Updated ETA from our shipper - container release tomorrow. Stock should be in on Friday. Vessel was delayed in Durban.
Slotted aluminium back in stock -
Tuesday, 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
Stock update: SBR Rails -
Monday, 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
Nema 42 and Nema Drivers -
Tuesday, 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
Stock update -
Monday, 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.
Shipping price Update -
Friday, 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.
Price drops on overstock items -
Saturday, 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.
RF Explorers in stock. -
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
RF Explorer Model 3G-24G Combo in stock.
RF Explorer Handheld Signal Generator (RFE6GEN) in stock.
New Products -
Saturday, 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.
Phasing out of ABSA Bank -
Tuesday, 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.
Altium releases CircuitMaker -
Friday, 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.
Postal Tracking Mail -
Tuesday, 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.