Appendix A. Parts and Suppliers

Parts

The following tables will help you to find the parts used in this book. Where possible, I have listed product codes for suppliers.

There are now many electronic component suppliers that cater to the maker and electronics hobbyist. Some of the most popular are listed in Table A-1.

Table A-1. Parts Suppliers
Supplier Website Notes

Adafruit

http://www.adafruit.com

Good for modules

DigiKey

http://www.digikey.com/

Wide range of components

MakerShed

http://www.makershed.com/

Good for modules, kits, and tools

MCM Electronics

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/

Wide range of components

Mouser

http://www.mouser.com

Wide range of components

SeeedStudio

http://www.seeedstudio.com/

Interesting low-cost modules

SparkFun

http://www.sparkfun.com

Good for modules

MonkMakes http://www.monkmakes.com Electronic Kits for Raspberry Pi, etc.
Pimoroni

https://shop.pimoroni.com

Raspberry Pi and Arduino
Polulu https://www.pololu.com/ Great for motor controllers and robots

CPC

http://cpc.farnell.com/

UK-based, wide range of components

Farnell

http://www.farnell.com/

International, wide range of components

Maplin

http://www.maplin.co.uk/

UK-based, bricks and mortar, Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Proto-pic

http://proto-pic.co.uk/

UK-based, stock SparkFun, and Adafruit modules

The other great source for components is eBay.

Searching for components can be time consuming and difficult. ...

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