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  • Back to School with Cool Components
    September 3, 2020

    Back to School with Cool Components

    With schools, colleges and universities soon set to start again we have put together a collection of fun and interesting items that can be used at home to help supplement, stretch, challenge and inspire the learning that happens in the...

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  • Surprise New Helpers at Cool Components!
    July 29, 2020

    Surprise New Helpers at Cool Components!

    The last few weeks we've been honoured with a visit from some very special characters. Cool Components customer and popular YouTuber James Bruton has lent us some of his amazing creations to look after and help us out, he has also allowed...

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  • July 24, 2020

    Great Project Ideas to Enjoy During the Summer

    With the Great British Summer well underway, we all know how unpredictable it can be. Make Your Projects Portable. Whether you are perfecting your current project or have some great new ideas in the works, why not add some portability to your projects...

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  • Learning Through The Summer
    July 14, 2020

    Learning Through The Summer

    Do you or your children want to learn more during the summer? Our great selection of kits are guaranteed to keep everyone entertained for hours along with learning new and fun skills! Along with our fantastic educational activities and lesson...

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  • Our Top Grove Products
    July 9, 2020

    Our Top Grove Products

    If you're looking to get in to electronics and Arduino projects a great place to start is with Grove! These brilliant little modules use Groves own system that offer a plug-and-play style system meaning no soldering is required. Along with...

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  • Water Cutting with Wazer
    May 4, 2020

    Water Cutting with Wazer

    Back in February we were super excited to finally receive our Wazer - a beautifully made, desktop water cutting machine. Wazer started out as a Kickstarter project and we were immediately excited about it's potential, so took the plunge to...

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  • LED Starter Kit Guide
    February 28, 2020

    LED Starter Kit Guide

    We recently launched our LED Starter Kit which contains over 100 LEDs in a range of different types, colours and sizes. That's a lot of LEDs to use so we thought we'd make a short guide on each type and...

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  • Capacitor Identification Guide
    February 28, 2020

    Capacitor Identification Guide

    We recently launched our Mixed, Ceramic and Electrolytic Capacitor Kits and thought we'd create a little guide to explain how you can determine the values of the capacitors using the markings on them.   Ceramic Capacitors These capacitors are usually very...

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