Suppliers

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On this page we can list the good places we know for parts.

UK

The Shop
Why go online, when we've got what yo need?
http://www.botbuilder.co.uk
Our very own Robot Steve's shop - robot kits and servos a speciality.
http://rapidonline.com
General
http://uk.farnell.com
General
http://www.coolcomponents.co.uk
Arduino and accessories and more.
http://www.nuelectronics.com
Freeduino and accessories and more.
http://oomlout.co.uk/
General Arduino and Adafruit distributor in the UK. Mention you are from the Brighton Hackspace at he may give you a discount.
http://yerobot.com/
YERobot sell various Freeduino bits (cheap Mega!) and other useful robot-like sensors.
http://earthshinedesign.co.uk/
Earthshine Design sounds a bit hippy, but it's actually a nice Arduino shop run by Mike from the London Hackspace, and he generally throws in some freebies if you mention you are from another Hackspace.

US

http://www.sparkfun.com
Lots of good stuff, cheap and quick shipping.
http://www.adafruit.com/
Arduino and shields, kits and more.

Services

http://www.batchpcb.com/
Cheep short run PCB fabrication (run by the Sparkfun people)
http://www.pcbtrain.co.uk/
UK Based PCB fabricator. Averagely priced but for more money can turn around designs very fast.
http://www.pcbcart.com/
Chinese based fabricator. Very cheap for runs in the tens of boards region.