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  • Electronic Components:  Integrated Circuits
    June 21, 2019

    Electronic Components: Integrated Circuits

    On the surface, an integrated circuit (IC) looks basically like a solitary microchip, however, ICs are anything but a simple chip, they are in fact made up of many tiny transistors “integrated” into a circuit on a single chip. ICs...

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  • Where to Buy the Best Solder
    May 23, 2018

    Where to Buy the Best Solder

    As a supplier for DIYers of all sorts including electronics enthusiasts who like to put Velleman Kits together we also carry the much needed supplies to put those kits together. From soldering irons to solder, flux and cleaner we carry...

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  • Character LCD Modules
    May 17, 2018

    Character LCD Modules

    One of the most versatile electronic components that you could use in literally just about any project is the LCD screen. At EIO we carry many different character LCD modules, the most prominent of which are by Orient Display. Orient...

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  • NTE Electronics
    May 15, 2018

    NTE Electronics

    If you’re into DIY in regards to electronics or need components for doing repairs, EIO is the go-to for semiconductors, capacitors, resistors, relays, potentiometers/trimmers, hook-up wires, solder, and more. We’re proud to carry all of those products as manufactured by...

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  • Raspberry Pi - Perfect for any Project
    May 2, 2018

    Raspberry Pi - Perfect for any Project

    At we have always carried innovative products to support hobbyists and DIYers. We’re continuing that tradition with the Seeed Studio build of the Raspberry Pi board. Raspberry Pi first appeared in 2012 and has since grown into a phenomena...

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