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Welcome to HobbyTronics - South Africa's electronic components supplier for your electronics hobby needs. Specialist supplier of electronic components such as sensors, robotics, breakout boards, Arduino, prototyping to the hobby and educational electronics market in South Africa and Africa. We supply the components you need.

Featured products

7.0" Touch Resistive Screen 800X480 for Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has it's very own official LCD Touch Screen. A few years in the making, the Raspber...
R1 147,70

Embedded Series

The ACE series PLC's from Velocio.Net are powerful, easy to use pocket sized PLC.The programming sof...
From R882,05

HackRF One

This is the HackRF One, a Software Defined Radio (SDR) peripheral capable of transmission or recepti...
R5 290,00

HC-SR05 / HY-SRF05 Precision Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

Ultrasonic sensors overcome many of the weaknesses of IR sensors - they provide distance measurement...

Micro Series

The ACE series PLC's from Velocio.Net are powerful, easy to use pocket sized PLC.The programming sof...
From R882,05

Mini HDMI Plug To Standard HDMI Jack Adapter

We find this plug adapter really helpful.  It's a great way to convert any mini HDMI plug to a norma...

PCB Ruler for Electronic Engineers/Geeks/Makers/Arduino Fans

The first time you soldered up a surface mount component you may have been surprised "these are real...
From R40,25

Raspberry Pi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B in F...

Raspberry PI 3 Case - With Fan

Raspberry PI 3 Case - With Fan
From R103,50

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless With Headers

If you didn't think that the Raspberry Pi Zero could possibly get any better, then boy do we have a ...

Robotpark 6 DOF Aluminum Robot Arm Kit Info

Robotpark 6 DOF Aluminium Robot Arm Kit is a robotic arm system that has six degrees of freedom and ...
From R1 610,00

RTL-SDR with RTL2832U and R820T Tuner Receiver

DVB-T dongles based on the Realtek RTL2832U can be used as a cheap SDR, since the chip allows transf...

Scanse Sweep - LIDAR Lite Scanner

The Scanse Sweep is a scanning LIDAR sensor designed to bring powerful 360-degree sensing capabiliti...

Slip Ring - 6 Wire (2A)

Slip Ring - 6 Wire (2A)

SparkFun Inventor's Kit - V3.2

 The SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware inter...
R1 322,50

Tool Kit - Beginner (EU edition, 230VAC)

This assortment of tools is great for those of you who are new to soldering. We've found our ...

uArm - Desktop Robotic Arm

The uArm is an Arduino-powered, 4-axis robot arm that has been modeled after industrial pallet packi...
R8 625,00

USB OTG micro B to A cable

This cable looks like a USB micro cable but it isn't! Instead of a USB A Plug, it has a USB A Socket...

Weather Meters

Whether you’re an agriculturalist, a professional meteorologist or a weather hobbyist, building your...
R1 449,00


SS/Galv. Chrome T-Nut

 T-nuts for aluminium profile, 20/40 and 80 series.
From R1,96

Resistors 1/4Watt

From R0,00


Motors, ball screws and spindles etc stock update - Wednesday, 07 February 2018
Good day, some updates on CNC stock: Arrived yesterday: 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
Nema motors + drivers + PSU update - Wednesday, 27 September 2017
New stock to be available estimated by Friday 6 October. This includes Nema 23, 1Nm and Nema 42 drivers.
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.
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