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Where to buy parts, kits, & equipment

Sparkfun - Wide variety of sensors, Arduino-compatible components, open hardware specs for modifications

Pololu - Educational robotics kits, servos and controllers

Robot Shop - Professional robots for development and research, educational robotics kits

Acroname - Maker of the Brainstem microcontroller, also sells collection of sensors, controllers, and actuators for robotics projects

DIY Drones - The go-to place for everything UAV. Plenty of sensors and RF communications gear for all robotics

Maker Shed - All things Maker movement, including Arduinos and in-stock 3D printers

Jameco - Traditional distributor of discrete components, connectors, and tools for electronics

DigiKey - Same as above

Mouser - Same as above

Radioshack - Typically more expensive than the above but they have expanded their DIY sections in DC-area stores

AdaFruit - Like SparkFun, a good supplier of Arduino components.

ServoCity - Servo, robots, another RobotShop or Pololu.

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About DC Robotics Group November 25, 2012 3:00 PM David P.

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