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The Halo 3D printer is different to most other 3d printers. Its print bed glides on a flat surface and the benefit of this is that the problem of bed leveling goes away. Proudly designed and built in SA.
R4,329.00  Inc VAT
R4,499.00
These affordable and compact USB speakers can be connected to your desktop,laptop or Raspberry Pi in a matter of seconds.
R129.00  Inc VAT
R89.00  Inc VAT
A plug-a-play, network enabled, network streaming, PVR capable, Digital TV service with all the free-to-air channels streaming of Raspberry Pi to any digital device.
R999.00  Inc VAT
R1,199.00
The Halo 3D Printer (By Tando 3D SA) (Tando Halo 3D printer)

Please note: Pic is for illustration purposes only. Colours may very. Please contact us at [email protected] for colour availability



The Halo 3D Printer (By Tando 3D SA)

The Halo 3D printer is different to most other 3d printers. Its print bed glides on a flat surface and the benefit of this is that the problem of bed leveling is no longer a problem. This makes the Halo 3D Printer more of a reliable 3D printer than other 3D printers out there in its price range.

Not only is more reliable, it is also less costly to build. Its unique design means that we use lets parts to attain our build volume, and we then pass this cost saving on to you, as you can see in the affordability of our printer. We are the most affordable locally built and designed 3D printer available in South Africa. So if you have a problem, rest assured, assistance is not far away, no literally, if you live in Centurion you can actually walk to our offices and we can assist you! Centurion is a bit closer than China. Local is lekker, my china.

So, now onto the technical stuff… Our build volume is best in class at 130x145x160mm, making us the best value for money 3D printer on the market in South Africa. We 3D printed our own trophy for “best in class” and gave it to ourselves when we realised this.

Also, we have some innovative features which not many other 3d printers have:

  • A print-bed that doesn’t need leveling, thus eliminating probably the top cause of 3d print failures of low cost 3d printers.
  • A bed crash sensor that senses when the nozzle collides with something and shuts off the machine, protecting your bed and extruder and surrounding mechanisms. We’ve had bed crashes, they are not fun, and so we came up with this feature to prevent you from having this problem, that’s just how we look out for you.
  • Our mechanisms are enclosed, thus making our 3d Printer one which can be used in a school setting, home or office setting.
  • We think our printer is really good looking too because of its minimalistic look.

 

Our more normal features:

  • Our printer uses PLA filament, this is an easy to use, non-toxic, recyclable filament made from corn starch. We chose this material because it is the easiest and most reliable to print with.
  • We use a J-head nozzle in conjunction with the PLA filament, this combination has proven to be very reliable and hence we chose it.
  • You can print in layer heights from 50 micron (if you really need a good surface finish) to 300 micron (if you need a structural part). You can also change the speed of your print, before or during the print. We don’t recommend going above 60mm/s though, as this can affect layer adhesion.
  • We use a lot of open source components such as the Arduino 2560 as the controller and standard NEMA 17 stepper motors, so that you can easily modify your 3d printer to say, a pick and place machine or a light CNC machine.

Technical Specifications:

The Halo 3D Printer uses a gliding bed with a completely enclosed drive mechanism which works like magic. It uses a Unibody design where the print bed glides on a planar surface and this eliminates the calibration needed with separate axes.

This breakthrough design is more reliable, efficient and very affordable for the end user.

Key Facts:
Build Volume: 145mm x 130mm x 170mm 
Material: Biodegradable PLA Plastic
Layer Resolution: as low as 50 micron (High Quality), up to 400 micron (High Speed) 
Z Axis Resolution: 5 Micron
Z axis Design: Leadscrew actuator
X and Y axis Resolution: 10 Micron
X and Y axis Drive Mechanism: Fully enclosed drive mechanism with magnetic hold.
Nozzle Temperature: Up to 220 degrees
Nozzle diameter: 0.4mm

The Halo 3D printer is different to most other 3d printers. Its print bed glides on a flat surface and the benefit of this is that the problem of bed leveling goes away. Proudly designed and built in SA.
R4,329.00  Inc VAT
R4,499.00
RTU5024 GSM Gate Opener Relay Switch Remote Access Control Wireless Door Opener (1A4 GSM gate relay)
Description:
 
RTU5024 GSM Gate Opener Relay Switch Remote Access Control Wireless Door Opener

This GSM gate opener features remote on/off switching by authorized free phone calls, which can be operated from anywhere, no distance limit, very convenient.

Features:

*850/900/1800/1900MHz quad bands, can work in the worldwide GSM networks.
*No call charges. The GSM Relay Switch answers the call from authorized number then carries out the turn ON/OFF action on the first 'ring'.
*Secure - Using caller-ID for identification, unknown callers are ignored.
*Add or remove users by SMS Text command.
*No need to provide a remote control or keys for different users.
*Up to 200 authorized phone numbers can be configured at the specified time.
*The relay action will return a SMS confirmation to the owner or authorized caller number, this function is editabled by user.
*The relay close or open time is programmable.
*Multiple applications. (Gates, bollards, barriers, garage doors, shutters and access doors or machines).
 
Applications:

>  Remote open/close swing/sliding gates, doors,
shutters, garage doors,locks with a free call!
>  Residential: Door,gate,garage access control, electronic
fan,microwave,air-conditioner control.
>  Industry: Remote switch equipment, for example: street lights,
solar power, motor, inverter, PLC,pumps, fans, etc.
>  Agriculture: Remote control pumps, etc.
>  Business: Remote control electronic boxes,bright billboards,LED signs,etc.

How it works?

A) Wire the RTU5024 Gate opener with your door locks or other machines.
B) Insert SIM card to RTU5024 Gate Opener, Power up.
C) Send a few SMS commands to RTU5024 Gate opener, to assign the authorized user list.
D) Make a phone call from the authorized user's phone number, RTU5024 Gate Opener rejects
phone call and door open or close.
For example,If you are using the RTU5024 GSM gate opener to open/close your garage door by
your family members, what you'll need is just 2~5 SMS commands only.
 
Specification:
 
Model :RTU5024
Functions: Swing Gate, Sliding Door, Garage Door Locks 
GSM Frequency:850/900/1800/1900MHz
Output Relay:NC/NO dry contact,3A/240VAC
Power Consumption:12V input Max.50Ma/Standby:15mA
SIM Card:Support 3V SIM Card
Antenna: 50 Ω SMA Antenna interface
Temperature range :-20~+60 °C
Humidity range:Relative humidity 90%




 
Package includes: 
 
1 x Gate Opener 
1 x Antenna
1 x User Manual 
2 x cable connectors
R720.00  Inc VAT
Automatic Electric Water Bilge Pump Switch Sensor (bilge pump float switch)
Description:

Our bilge pump float switch is safer than mercury switches, this switch utilizes a mercury-free rolling ball mechanism and includes an exclusive anti-spike feature to prevent the rapid on/off cycling encountered with some switches. Made of rugged thermoplastic. Universal design works with all 12V, 24V and 32V bilge pumps.

A bilge pump float switch is a smart device used in boats that turns on a bilge pump when the water in the bilge reaches a certain level. It is a must-have in any boat that is left unattended for any length of time, as all boats tend to leak at least some water. This switch is submerged, so you need to waterproof the electrical connections and hang the wires to ensure they stay as dry as possible.
 
Features:
 
1. Turn pump on when water level reaches 2 (51mm).
2. Turn pump off when water level reaches 3/4 (19mm).
3. Ideal flow sensor for bilge pumps.
4. Heavy duty flow switch is designed for the toughest applications.

Product NameBilge Pump Float Switch MK-CFS12
Max Amps 12volts30A
Max Amps 24 volts15A
Max Amps 32 volts12A
Wire length1m
Wire gauge size18
N.W/N.W0.16/0.2

Package includes:

1 x Automatic Float Switch 
R279.00  Inc VAT
Raspberry Pi logo large sticker (1C2 Stickers L)

58mm long by 44mm wide - adds a splash of colour to laptops, camera cases, fridge doors or anywhere else you can think to put it.

Not only are you helping the Foundations educational aims by buying these, you're also brightening up the world for everyone else :-)


Package includes:
1 x Raspberry Pi Sticker

R15.00  Inc VAT
GENIUS SPU115 USB BLACK SPEAKERS (Genius PC speakers)

Description

Genius S115 Speakers - 2.0 Channel, 1W RMS, Volume Control, Headphone Jack, USB Powered, Ideal for Notebooks & PC


Stereo USB Powered Speakers

Product Overview
Don’t be limited by a power adapter, Genius releases cute mini speakers, SP-U115, whose power is supplied through a USB port from a desktop/notebook. They use 50mm speaker drivers for loud and clear sound performance for a total of 1.5 watts RMS. It has a convenient knob on the side to adjust the volume. Just insert the USB plug to a PC/notebook for power and the 3.5mm audio plug into music playback device, such as a PC, notebook, MP3 or CD player and enjoy music with the SP-U115.


Highlights

• Total RMS output: 1.5 watts
• Total peak power: 3 watts
• Power supplied by USB port from desktop/notebook
• Selected 50x50 mm speakers for clear sound
• Glossy front panel
• Volume control

Features

-These affordable and compact USB speakers can be connected to your desktop or laptop in a matter of seconds,

-Giving you the volume boost needed when listening to music or watching movies.
-The SP-U115 speakers only need to be connected to your computer: no extra wires are needed.

-The speakers can be directly connected through a USB cable and a 3.5mm jack.

-When needed, these two short wires can be easily hidden behind your system. 

-The volume control on the side of one of the SP-U115 speakers is a simple way to adjust the sound output.

-This saves you from the trouble of adjusting the volume levels in your operating system.

 

Specifications

•Stock code- 317-31006100
•Description - Genius S115 Stereo USB Powered 2.0 Channel Speakers -Black
•Type Laptop/Desktop Speaker  Mini USB powered speakers with gloss finish
•Form Factor-Ideal companion for PC or notebook use
•Side facing volume control dial
•Total output power: 1.5W Total RMS output (3W peak power)
•Driver Unit  Satellite: 2-inch, 8ohm
•Signal-to-noise ratio: 80 dB
•Power Source: USB Powered
•Active (independent)
•Frequency out - 200 Hz
•Frequency in - 18,000 Hz
•Converters: Clear sound performance from 50mm drivers
•Audio Connector: 3.5 mm jack
•Colour: Black
•Dimensions: (W x H x D ) 70 x 111 x 70 mm
•Weight: 400 g

Package Contents
 ● Two speakers
 ● Multi-language user's manual

These affordable and compact USB speakers can be connected to your desktop,laptop or Raspberry Pi in a matter of seconds.
R129.00  Inc VAT
SDDirectPro EnerSol 10 - 10W Solar Panel (1A1 10W Solar panel)
The SDDirect Module technology is recognized as a stable, established product and represents 90% of the worldwide market. The manufacturer guarantees an optimum performance of up to 80% over a 25 year period with the panels boasting a life time of over 30 years. SDDirect Poly-crystalline and Mono-crystalline technology modules are the most efficient modules in the world (best Wp/sqm ratio). High yield modules (minimum of 130 Wp/sqm) guarantee an optimized space occupation (2 ha for a 1 MWp project) unlike other photovoltaic technologies such as Thin Film modules which have a lower yield (up to 3,5 ha for a 1 MWp project) and are compounded of heavy metals.

Technical Specifications
.

General characteristics.

    * Cell Polycrystalline solar cell: 52 x 39 mm.
    * No. of Cells (Connections):36(6x6).
    * Panel Dimensions: 310 x 368 x 17 mm.
    * Weight: 1.5 kg.
    * Connectors and Cables: Available upon request.
    
Thermal conditions

    * Normal Operating Cell Temperature 800W/m² Irradiance, 20˚C,AM = 1.5: 48˚C ± 2˚C.
    * Power Temperature Coefficient: - 0.5%/K.
    * Current Temperature Coefficient: 0.035%/K.
    * Voltage Temperature Coefficient: - 0.37 MV/K.
    
Electric performance at STC* (*Standard Test Conditions : 1000W/m² irradiance, 25˚C and AM = 1.5).

    * Maximum Power: 10Wp.
    * Power Tolerance: 0/+5Wp.
    * Maximum Power Voltage: 18V.
    * Maximum Power Current: 0.56A.
    * Open Circuit Voltage: 21.1V.
    * Short Circuit Current:0.73A.

Limits.

    * Operating Temperature:- 40˚C to 85˚C.
    * Maximum System Voltage: 1000V DC.
R219.00  Inc VAT
1100GPH 12V Submersible Marine Boat Electric Bilge Water Pump Low Pressure Pump (bilge pump 1100)
Features: 
 
Built-in electronic reed sensor, make operation easier. 
Rustproof and corrosion resistant. 
Compact, efficient, durable motor. 
Stainless steel shaft and durable plastic housing made of ABS. 
 
Specifications: 
 
Flow rate: 1100GPH 
Voltage: 12V 
Wire lead: 18 AWG, 1 m long Leads
Outlet diameter: 29mm ID
Product size: 10.7 x 8.6 x 6cm / 4.2 x 3.4 x 2.4in 
Product weight: 343g / 12.1oz 
Package size: 11.8 x 10.4 x 9.1cm / 4.7 x 4.1 x 3.6in 
Package weight: 384g / 0.85Lb 
Temperature: 110F (43C) Max.

Package Includes: 
 
1 x 1100GPH Car/RV/boat Water Pump 
 
R459.00  Inc VAT
Drawstring Bag (Drawstring bag)

A lively red drawstring bag, perfect for school, going to the gym, carrying your mobile hackspace, or just doing some shopping!

  • 470 x 380mm
  • Large capacity
  • Single colour screen-printed logo
  • Reinforced corners with metal eyelets
R89.00  Inc VAT
Raspberry Pi Digital Terrestrial TV Streaming Kit (DTT kit)

Raspberry Pi kit not included

A plug-a-play, network enabled, network streaming, PVR capable, Digital TV service with all the free-to-air channels streaming of Raspberry Pi to any digital device, phone, tablet or TV/LCD on your home or office network!

Description:

This enables you with access to the free-to-air Digital TV channels, streamed to any device on your network:

Quick introduction video on this item


The Micro SD Card contains Raspberry Pi 3 Model B compatible image with Raspbian Lite operating system. Also includes pre-installed applications Kodi, TVheadend Server, htop, shellinabox and a interactive master menu to easily setup up your network, attached storage, network shares and pre-installed drivers and firmware to support popular peripheral devices. With the Wi-Fi headless configuration you can also connect your Raspberry Pi on boot up to your Wi-Fi network (headless). Built in menu allows configuration of Kodi to be enabled or disabled on boot.

 

Insert the MicroSD card into your Raspberry Pi and your Raspberry Pi into an instant Kodi and TVheadend integrated server.

Want to stream or record your IPTV subscriptions, Terrestrial Radio or TV stations or channels into your home / office network, record and play on demand? TVheadend is a TV streaming server and recorder for Linux supporting DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, ATSC, ISDB-T, IPTV, SAT>IP as input sources.

Easily find the correct transmission frequencies with the pre-installed w_scan utility to generate and find all local services (dependent on peripheral devices connected), wherever you are in the world you can easily find your TV channels.

Tune your aerial into the best signal strength with the built in signal strength meter so you can have your mobile device in your hand as you position and lock your aerial into the best signal available!

Comes with Kodi (fully integrated media center frontend) which integrates seamlessly into TVheadend to provide live TV viewing, recording, electronic program guides and FM radio.

The pre-built image saves you the time and frustration of trying to compile all your v4l drivers, firmware and TVheadend server and also includes a advanced configuration menu to allow easy setup of your Raspberry Pi network, attached storage and allows choice of enabling Kodi to run on boot up or not.

What is in included in the kit?

  1. MyGica Mini DVB-T2 T230C USB TV Stick (Digital TV USB hardware)
  2. 8GB Class 10 UHS-I Micro SDCard (pre-loaded with Kodi and a co-located Tvheadend server)
  3. Headless Wi-Fi setup (no need for xterm) connects your Raspberry Pi automatically to the preferred Wi-Fi network by simply editing and existing file on the dos partition before inserting it into your Raspberry Pi.
  4. TVheadend Server for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with pre-installed v4l drivers and firmware
  5. Kodi Server for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with pre-installed TvHeadend HTSP Client. Or connect and Kodi server to the TVheadend server backend.
  6. Kodi and TVheadend Server playback. Use TVheadend Client free app available for Android and IOS or VLC to connect to your TV streaming server and simply channel hop and manage features.
  7. Advanced configuration menu. The advanced and popular configuration menu easily configures the Raspberry Pi network and storage by simply selecting a option from the interactive network menu then answer basic configuration questions. After simple menu driven configuration a quick reboot provides the mounted drives or shares for access.
  8. Shellinabox is a web based terminal that uses Ajax technology to provide the look and feel of a native shell via your browser.

Kit Requirements. What will I need to get?

  1. Requires a Raspberry Pi, our solution works out of the box and fully tested on Raspberry Pi 2/3
  2. Requires terrestrial antenna (Yagi roof-top or in-door Rotating UHF-VHF-FM Indoor Set Top Aerial)
  3. That same old antenna that worked for SABC all those years might suffice.
  4. Also tested well with Ellies Channel 21-68 AASG or AA1B antennae
  5. Indoor Set Top antenna that works well in strong signal areas: One For All SV9125 Amplified Indoor TV Antenna
  6. Ensure that Digital TV service reception is available in your area. See the green area on this Sentech map:

Is Digital TV service available in my are? Click this link to check.

What is DTT?


DTT stands for Digital Terrestrial Television (or Transmission). It refers to the terrestrial, or land-based, broadcasting of digital television. South African television is currently broadcast in an analogue format with the country in the process of switching over to DTT. More information can be found at Sentech. Sentech Coverage map

Channels available completely free (free-to-air)

Radio Stations (19): SAFM, Lesedi FM, Lotus FM, Metro FM, Motsweding FM, Ukhozi FM, Radio 2000, RSG, Munghana Lonene FM, Channel Africa, X-K FM, Umhlobo Wenene, Ikwekwezi FM, Tru FM, Thobela FM, Phalaphala FM, Good Hope, 5FM and Ligwalagwala FM.

TV Channels (9):SABC1, SABC2, SABC3, SABC NEWS, Beatlab TV, e.tv HD, eMovies+, eExtra and eToonz.
Now PVR it and stream it to your entire home or office!


Installation and setup video: Raspberry Pi Kodi & TVheadend Server #1.

Please note that in this version a default user name admin and password admin is set on the TVheadend server

Watch this video for installation instructions


Important Notes & Tips

 

The image will automatically resize on first boot to utilize the full space available on your MicroSD card.
The image automatically starts tvheadend on reboot.
Login to console or remote terminal session with user pi password raspberry and run the following two commands.
To scan for available channels / services you first need to stop the tvheadend application, type the following commands.

sudo killall -9 tvheadend
sudo w_scan -x


Once your scan is completed and you have the information needed remember to reboot your Raspberry Pi.
To list the available URL's to access your device features as well as further instructions either look at the Raspberry Pi console screen greeting message or type.

sudo cat /etc/issue

TVHeadend already has default user admin created with password admin.
Then connect to your new TVheadend server from a remote computer using the URL from above ( format is http://ipaddress:9981 )

Root username is root password raspberry.
Standard username is pi password raspberry.

SSH and FTP access is enabled for user root.

To open the channel list on VLC connect to http://ipaddress:9981/playlist/channels then click view, channel list.
Please visit http://tvheadend.org for further configuration documentation.

Enabling and integrating Kodi

To enable Kodi to load on boot up run the included advanced configuration menu by typing (Below) then select Kodi Configuration menu then Enable on boot up option.

sudo /home/pi/main-menu

First configure a username and password for the kodi integration on the tvheadend backend server web interface and allow HTSP streaming rights.

Add the configuration to Kodi under addons -> my addons -> PVR Clients -> TvHeadend HTSP Client as follows
TvHeadend hostname or IP address: localhost
HTTP port: 9981
HTSP port: 9982
Username: (As set on TVheadend backend)
Password: (As set on TVheadend backend)
Connection Timeouts and Response timeouts work fine as default setting.
A plug-a-play, network enabled, network streaming, PVR capable, Digital TV service with all the free-to-air channels streaming of Raspberry Pi to any digital device.
R999.00  Inc VAT
R1,199.00
Swivel 14-24inch Flat Panel TV Monitor LCD Wall Mount Bracket (1B1 display wall mount)
Features :

    High Quality
    Fits most 14" - 24" flat panel TV
    VESA compliance: 75 x 75mm, 100 x 100mm
    Load capacity: 6kg
    Tilted angle: up and down, left and right 180°

Package Includes :

    1 x Wall Mount Bracket
    1 x Screw Set
R179.00  Inc VAT
Men's Raspberry Pi T shirt Red XL (Men's T shirt Red XL)

The Raspberry Pi logo, outlined in white, on this vibrant red T-shirt.

This is a high-quality heavy cotton T-shirt, with a beautifully screen-printed full colour Raspberry Pi logo.

  • 90% cotton with 10% polyester
  • Full colour screen-printed logo
  • Preshrunk, machine washable, can be tumble dried
  • Seamless double needle 7/8 collar, with taped neck and shoulders
  • Double needle sleeve and bottom hems
  • Quarter-turned to eliminate center crease

Take good care of your T-shirt by machine washing on a warm setting inside out with like colours. Tumble dry on a medium setting. Do not dry clean.

R179.00  Inc VAT
Solar Powered Wooden Helicopter Toy (solar wood helicopter)
Description:

Material: real wood
Solar panels to power: 0.15 w
Size:150mm x 70mm x 85mm
 
The fuselage is made by high grade lumber. The propeller consist of a solar polycrystalline silicon rubber encapsulation and electric motor. In sunshine, the solar cells turn solar energy into electrical energy and drive the motor so the propeller begins to spin. Speed of the propeller can change gradually according to intensity of light.
 
Note:The Solar wooden helicopter itself is NOT going to fly in the sun.

Package Includes:

1 x Solar Power Wooden Helicopter

R179.00  Inc VAT
Tank Float Switch Water Level Controller Sensor (2A1 Tank Float switch)
Specifications:

Shape: Square
Contacts: NO+NC
Rated voltage: 250V(380V)
Rated current: 8A(4A)
Working temperature: 0℃<=water temperature<=65℃
Mechanical endurance: ≥100,000times
Electrical endurance:≥50,000times
Cable length: 1.9m / 74"
Environment: pool, water tank/dam
Control level difference > 40cm

Features:

Easy to use, easy to install,
Safe, reliable, maintenance-free, non-toxic and environmentally friendly.

Package includes:

1 x Float Switch Liquid Level Controller Sensor
R339.00  Inc VAT
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