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Components

There are literally millions of passive and active electronic components, we stock the best and most popular for use in your projects.

Active electronic components in this category include analog to digital converters, voltage regulators, diodes, transistors and opto-isolators. The passive electronics components in this category comprise of super capacitors, resistors and potentiometers.

We have a great selection of the most popular programmable PIC micro controllers including ATMEL MCUs.

We stock the most commonly used switches and buttons, from big dome push buttons and arcade buttons to tactile switches and micro switches, plus a staggering array of LEDs.

  • 5V Step-Up/step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F5 - Active Components

    5V Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F5

    Pololu
    £11.81 inc VAT
    £9.84 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION The Pololu step-up/step-down voltage regulator S7V8F5 is a switching regulator (also called a switched-mode power supply (SMPS) or DC-t...

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  • Concave Arcade Button - Green - Buttons
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    Concave Arcade Button - Green

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £1.54 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.50 inc VAT
    £0.42 ex VAT
    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. ...

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    Original Price £1.54 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.50 inc VAT
    £0.42 ex VAT
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  • Diode 1N4001 - Active Components
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    Diode 1N4001

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £0.12 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.07 inc VAT
    £0.06 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION A hardy 1A, 1000V diode. Useful for pretty much any simple application. FEATURES Voltage, Vrrm: 50V Current, If AV: 1A Current, Ifsm: ...

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    Original Price £0.12 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.07 inc VAT
    £0.06 ex VAT
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  • Analog/digital Mux Breakout (Bob-09056) - Active Components

    Analog/Digital MUX Breakout (BOB-09056)

    SparkFun
    £5.87 inc VAT
    £4.89 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a breakout board for the very handy 16-Channel Analogue/Digital Multiplexer/Demultiplexer CD74HC4067. This chip is like a rota...

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  • 3.3V Step-Up/step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F3 - Active Components

    3.3V Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F3

    Pololu
    £6.99 inc VAT
    £5.83 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This step-up/step-down voltage regulator S7V8F3 is a switching regulator (also called a switched-mode power supply (SMPS) or DC-to-DC c...

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    £6.99 inc VAT
    £5.83 ex VAT
  • Big Dome Push Button - Red With Clear Case Rim - Buttons
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    Big Dome Push Button - Red with Clear Case Rim

    Cool Components
    £7.99 inc VAT
    £6.66 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION It's the end of the world, and you need a button to press. This is it. A 98mm (outside diameter) dome illuminated push button with a cl...

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  • Thumb Joystick - Buttons

    Thumb Joystick

    Generic / OEM
    £3.36 inc VAT
    £2.80 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a joystick very similar to the 'analogue' joysticks on PS2 (PlayStation 2) controllers. Directional movements are simply two p...

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    £3.36 inc VAT
    £2.80 ex VAT
  • Tactile Button Assortment - Buttons

    Tactile Button Assortment

    Generic / OEM
    £6.13 inc VAT
    £5.11 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION These tactile buttons are great for all sorts of projects. This assortment comes with 2 of each of 6 different colours for a total of ...

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    £5.11 ex VAT
  • Mini Illuminated Momentary Pushbutton - Blue Power Symbol - Switches
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    Mini Illuminated Momentary Pushbutton - Blue Power Symbol

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £1.96 inc VAT
    Current Price £1.48 inc VAT
    £1.23 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This mini illuminated momentary power button with a blue power symbol is a breadboard-friendly tactile switch that has a built-in LED. ...

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    Original Price £1.96 inc VAT
    Current Price £1.48 inc VAT
    £1.23 ex VAT
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  • Concave Arcade Button - Blue - Buttons
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    Concave Arcade Button - Blue

    Generic / OEM
    £1.54 inc VAT
    £1.28 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing....

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    £1.54 inc VAT
    £1.28 ex VAT
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  • Concave Arcade Button - Yellow - Buttons
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    Concave Arcade Button - Yellow

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £1.54 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.50 inc VAT
    £0.42 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing....

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    Original Price £1.54 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.50 inc VAT
    £0.42 ex VAT
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  • Voltage Regulator - 3.3V - Active Components
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    Voltage Regulator - 3.3V

    Generic / OEM
    £1.19 inc VAT
    £0.99 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is the LD1117V33, a basic voltage regulator in the TO-220 package. Perfect for low voltage 3.3V parts. RESOURCES Datasheet

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  • Mini Microswitch - Spdt (Offset Lever 2-Pack) - Switches

    Mini Microswitch - SPDT (Offset Lever, 2-Pack)

    Generic / OEM
    £3.36 inc VAT
    £2.80 ex VAT
    4 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This is a 3-terminal microswitch two pack, each equipped with a 20mm offset lever actuator. These switches have a great 'clicky' sound ...

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    £3.36 inc VAT
    £2.80 ex VAT
  • Cold Splice Wire Tap (Ub) - Wire-Tap Splice - Connectors
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    Cold Splice Wire Tap (UB) - Wire-tap Splice

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £0.22 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.05 inc VAT
    £0.04 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Kiss those days of heat-shrink, melted jacketing and clumsily-arranged third-hand tools goodbye! Go 'cold splice' with these snap-able ...

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    Original Price £0.22 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.05 inc VAT
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  • 8-Channel Bi-Directional Logic Level Converter - Txb0108 (Id: 395) - Active Components

    8-channel Bi-directional Logic Level Converter - TXB0108 (ID: 395)

    Adafruit
    £7.94 inc VAT
    £6.62 ex VAT
    3 reviews

    DESCRIPTION Because the Arduino (and Basic Stamp) are 5V devices, and most modern sensors, displays, flash cards and modes are 3.3V-only, many make...

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  • 5V 9A Step-Down Voltage Regulator D24V90F5 - Active Components
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    5V, 9A Step-Down Voltage Regulator D24V90F5

    Pololu
    £27.99 inc VAT
    £23.33 ex VAT
    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This synchronous switching step-down (or buck) regulator takes an input voltage of up to 38 V and efficiently reduces it to 5 V while ...

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  • Softpot Membrane Potentiometer - 200Mm - Passive Components

    SoftPot Membrane Potentiometer - 200mm

    Generic / OEM
    £15.49 inc VAT
    £12.91 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION These are very thin variable potentiometers. By pressing down on various parts of the strip, the resistance linearly changes from 100O...

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  • Opto-Isolator Breakout (Bob-09118) - Active Components

    Opto-isolator Breakout (BOB-09118)

    SparkFun
    £5.34 inc VAT
    £4.45 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This is a board designed for opto-isolation. This board is helpful for connecting digital systems (like a 5V microcontroller) to a high...

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    £4.45 ex VAT
  • Led - Red 3Mm - Leds
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    LED - Red 3mm

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £0.08 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.04 inc VAT
    £0.03 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONBasic, bog standard 3mm Red LED. Ideal for visual display of power, data, or just to make sure that a logic output is doing what it shou...

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    Original Price £0.08 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.04 inc VAT
    £0.03 ex VAT
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  • Led - Blue 3Mm - Leds
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    LED - Blue 3mm

    Generic / OEM
    £0.08 inc VAT
    £0.07 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION LED, 3MM, BLUE LED / Lamp Size:3mm / T-1 LED Colour:Blue Typ Luminous Intensity:800mcd Viewing Angle:60° Forward Current:20mA Voltage,...

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  • Audio Jack 3.5Mm - Components

    Audio Jack 3.5mm

    Generic / OEM
    £0.79 inc VAT
    £0.66 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Low profile 3.5mm stereo audio jack that can be inserted into breadboards (can be stiff as pins are flat, not round). RESOURCES Audio...

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    £0.79 inc VAT
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  • I2C Non-Volatile Fram Breakout - 256Kbit / 32Kbyte (Id: 1895) - Active Components

    I2C Non-Volatile FRAM Breakout - 256Kbit / 32KByte (ID: 1895)

    Adafruit
    £10.79 inc VAT
    £8.99 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION FRAM, or Ferroelectric Ram, is the coolest new data storage method that all fashion magazines are talking about. Oh, wait, no that's qu...

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  • Concave Arcade Button - Black - Buttons
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    Concave Arcade Button - Black

    Generic / OEM
    £1.54 inc VAT
    £1.28 ex VAT
    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. ...

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    £1.54 inc VAT
    £1.28 ex VAT
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  • Colour-Coded GPIO Header for Pi Zero (2X20 Double Row Pin Male) - Component
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    Colour-Coded GPIO Header for Pi Zero (2X20 Double Row Pin Male)

    Cool Components
    £1.39 inc VAT
    £1.16 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This colour coded 2x20 male header has the same number and spacing of pins as a Raspberry Pi but is best served when used in conjunctio...

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