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This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R789.90  Inc VAT
R830.30
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R649.90  Inc VAT
R702.40
Go on.....give away your age. You remember these?
R6,186.08  Inc VAT
R8,990.80
R1,349.90  Inc VAT
R39.90  Inc VAT
R119.90  Inc VAT
R199.90  Inc VAT
R389.90  Inc VAT
R189.90  Inc VAT
Including RPi 3A+, case and 16GB micro SD with NOOBs
R729.90  Inc VAT
Raspberry Pi Zero WH V2 Essentials Kit (Wireless With Presoldered Header) (zero WH V2 ess kit)
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R789.90  Inc VAT
R830.30
Raspberry Pi Zero WH V1 Essentials Kit(Wireless With Presoldered Header) (zero WH V1 ess kit)
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero Wireless H so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.

The Kit includes:


Getting Started with Raspberry Pi
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R649.90  Inc VAT
R702.40
Counter Top Arcade 2 player ****COLLECTION ONLY**** (arcade 2 player)
These arcades are available in different designs and colours. Please give us a call at 087 702 2764 for availability.

Pishop has created this pre-built beauty that will take you back to the good old days. We made them just a little bit smaller to fit on your lapa or kitchen table. 550mm x 540mm x 890mm with a 19.5 inch display.

Dual player controls with all the good 2D games you remember.
We also include a T16 remote control for easy use on Kodi as a media center.

Unfortunately we cannot offer the standard flat rate R100 shipping on these units as they are too heavy and bulky. Please also ask about shipping rates to your area. You are as always still welcome to collect at our premises.

Cabinet:

Proudly locally designed and manufactured 11 panel arcade case with high quality matt vinyl wrapping.
550mm x 540mm x 890mm (LxWxH)

Display:

Tech Specs

 

Product Description

Mecer LED monitor - 19.5"

Device Type

LED-backlit LCD monitor - 19.5"

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Native Resolution

1366 x 768 at 60 Hz

Brightness

250 cd/m²

Contrast Ratio

5000000:1 (dynamic)

Response Time

2 ms

Colour Support

16.7 million colours

Input Connectors

VGA/HDMI

Colour

Black

 

Sound system:

Tech Specs

 

Product Description

Logitech Z211 - speaker system

Product Type

Speaker system - 2.1-channel

Localisation

EMEA

System Components

2 speakers, subwoofer

Speaker Type

Active

Amplifier

Integrated

Power Options

USB powered


Power supply:

Specifications:
Input Voltage:AC 110/220V
Output Voltage:DC12V
Max Current:5A
Power:60W
Frequency:50/60Hz
Size:About 110mm x 79mm x 37mm

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/power-other/110220v-12v-5a-miniature-switching-power-supply

Zero delay controller x 2:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/zero-delay-arcade-usb-encoder_1132

Features

  • "Zero Delay" Lag-Free USB Encoder
  • Plug and Play USB Encoder
  • Fully Compatible with Raspberry Pi (in addition to Windows/XP etc.)
  • Includes Wiring Loom
    • USB to Microcontroller
    • 1 x 5 Pin Joystick Loom
    • 16 x 2 Pin JST Button Wires 
  • Encoder Inputs
    • 1 x 5 Pin Joystick Input
    • 1 x 10 Pin Joystick Input
    • 12 x Unmapped Button Inputs
    • 4 x Hardware Preset Button Input
      • AUTO - For autofire
      • TURBO - For rapidfire
      • CLR - Clears AUTO/TURBO
      • MODE - Sets thumb-joystick mode
    • Dimensions: 85mm x 35mm x 10mm


Buttons x 16:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/arcade-button-blade-type-red

LENGTH: 6,2 cm
WIDTH: 3,7 cm
CIRCUMFERENCE: 19 cm
WEIGHT : 40g

Joystick x 2:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/round-8-way-joystick

LENGTH: 10cm
WIDTH: 9cm
CIRCUMFERENCE: 28cm
WEIGHT : 160g 

This joystick works using blades instead of switches.
The blades are replaceable and available as listed parts.

 

Pi 3 model B:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/raspberry-pi-boards/raspberry-pi-3---model-b

Specifications

  • Processor
    • Broadcom BCM2387 chipset.
    • 2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (64Bit)
    • 11 b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 (Bluetooth Classic and LE)
  • GPU
    • Dual Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor. Provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode.
    • Capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
  • Memory
    • 1GB LPDDR2
  • Operating System
    • Boots from Micro SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system or Windows 10 IoT
  • Dimensions
    • 85 x 56 x 17mm
  • Power
    • Micro USB socket 5V, 2.5A if you want to add some power hungry USB devices

Connectors

  • Ethernet
    • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket
  • Video Output
    • HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4)
    • Composite RCA (PAL and NTSC)
  • Audio Output
    • Audio Output 3.5mm jack
    • HDMI
    • USB 4 x USB 2.0 Connector
  • GPIO Connector
    • 40-pin 2.54 mm (100 mil) expansion header: 2x20 strip
    • Providing 27 GPIO pins as well as +3.3 V, +5 V and GND supply lines
  • Camera Connector
    • 15-pin MIPI Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2)
  • Display Connector
    • Display Serial Interface (DSI) 15 way flat flex cable connector with two data lanes and a clock lane
  • Memory Card Slot
    • Push/pull Micro SDIO ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
    • Power Converter for sound and Pi:

SD card
Comes pre-loaded with the following software:

Software:


All games loaded are from “My abandon ware”:

https://www.myabandonware.com/browse/developer/A/

How to load new games:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDdN6HieYvA

Go on.....give away your age. You remember these?
R6,186.08  Inc VAT
R8,990.80
The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide 3rd edition including Pi 4 updates (book RPi beginners 3rd edition)

This 244-page official Raspberry Pi book is crammed with projects and beginner’s guides containing all the information you need to get started using your new computer!

Learn how to set up the Raspberry Pi, install an operating system, and start using it. Follow step-by-step guides to code your own animations and games, using both the Scratch and Python languages. Create amazing projects by connecting electronic components to the Pi’s GPIO pins. Plus much, much more!

244 pages of essential information:

  • Set up your Raspberry Pi for the first time
  • Learn to code using Scratch and Python
  • Control electronics: LEDs, buttons, and sensors
  • Add a camera to shoot photos and videos
  • Creating awe-inspiring projects
  • Specifically designed for beginners

R125.36  Inc VAT
R159.90
Geekcreit® UNO R3 Starter Kit (Uno Starter kit)

Type: No battery version

Features:


This is a upgraded version UNO R3 starter kit with more components
You'll learn through building several creative projects.
Starting from the basics of electronics to more complex projects, the kit will help you control the physical world with sensors and actuators.

Package includes:

1 x Arduino compatible UNO R3 development board
1 x USB cable
1 x Prototype extension board
1 x Mini breadboard
1 x 5V stepper motor
1 x 2003 stepper motor driver board
10 x Red LED
10 x Green LED
10 x Blue LED
2 x Vibration Sensors
1 x Flame sensor
1 x LM35 temperature sensor
1 x Infrared receiver (no battery included)
3 x Photoresistors
4 x Key caps
4 x Key switches
1 x Adjustable potentiometer
1 x Passive buzzer (piezo buzzer)
1 x Active buzzer (tone generator)
1 x Jumper cap
1 x Large breadboard
1 x Remote Control
1 x 1602 screen
1 x 9G servo
1 x 10p DuPont jumpers
30 x Breadboard jumpers(approximately)
1 x 220 ohm resistor
1 x 8*8 dot matrix
1 x One digit eight segment tube
1 x Four digit eight segment tube
1 x IC 74HC595
1 x Battery Holder
1 x 1K resistor plug
1 x 10K resistor plug
1 x 2.54mm 40pin pin header

We found some beginners guides that will help show you what the kit can do and get you started with your own tinkering.

Makerspace.com - https://www.makerspaces.com/simple-arduino-projects-beginners/
Starter kit for Arduino - https://www.elecrow.com/download/Starter%20Kit%20for%20Arduino(user%20manual).pdf

 

R599.90  Inc VAT
Soldering Iron 1230 25W 220V (Magnum solder 1230 hand)
The Soldering Iron 1230 is the perfect iron for hobbiests, DIY home makers or someone who only has an occasional use for a Soldering Iron. The 1230 plugs straight into the wall, requiring no workstation at all. Soldering has never been so simple.

  • 220v 25w Thermally balanced soldering iron.
  • Temperature at rest ± 400 °C
  • Stainless steel element and barrel.
  • Long life iron-plated tips.
  • Support stand.
  • Plugs into any 220v AC power source.

Resources:
Introduction to soldering
Video: How to solder properly
The secrets to good soldering
R422.90  Inc VAT
Soldering Station SM2000 50W (Magnum station 2000)
The Soldering Station 2000 comes standard with the Soldering Iron 1000sp. They have been designed to operate together.

  • General purpose 24vAC 50w transformer station.
  • Safety-spring holder.
  • Cleaning sponge.
  • Spare tip storage.
  • Potential balance socket.
  • Supplied with standard SM100003 tip (EW-303)


Resources:
Introduction to soldering
Video: How to solder properly
The secrets to good soldering
R1,349.90  Inc VAT
School Educational My First Circuit Kit (My first circuit kit)
Specifications:
Color: Green
Material: Plastic
Battery: 2 X AA Battery (Not included)
Switch Size: (L)X(W) 71mm X 32mm(appr.)
Battery Holder Size: (L)X(W) 80mm X20mm(appr.)
Bulb Holder Size: (L)X(W) 71mm X32mm/(appr.)
 
Features:
 
1. Assisting teachers and parents in better physics teaching
2. Enrich children's leisure life, cultivate hands-on ability, and consolidate knowledge
3. Let kindergarten children and elementary school students learn physical knowledge by forming a simple circuit, series circuit, parallel circuit
 
Package includes:
4 X Bulbs
1 X Switch
2 X Bulb Holders
6 X Conductive Lines
2 X Battery Holders (Battery Not Included)
R89.90  Inc VAT
Code Club Book of Scratch - Volume 1 (book code club scratch V1)



The first ever Code Club book is here! With it, 
you'll learn how to code using Scratch, the block-based programming language. In each chapter you’ll find instructions to build cool games, animations, and interactive stories. Your friendly robot guide will aid you step-by-step through each project and give you handy tips along the way.


• Learn to code using Scratch, the block-based language
• Follow step-by-step guides to create games and animations
• Use the magic glasses to reveal secret hints
• The spiral binding allows the book to lay flat 
• Includes 24 exclusive Code Club stickers!


R109.90  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
R39.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Simple Electronics with GPIO Zero (book simple electronics)

Create stunning electronics projects with your Raspberry Pi using our 100 page GPIO Zero Essentials guide.

Using the GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi opens up a whole new world of possibilities. While it might seem daunting at first glance, with our help you’ll be creating electronic circuits and controlling them with the Python programming language within minutes. Grab your breadboard and start taking control of the real world with your Raspberry Pi today!

Learn from simple electronics projects across 12 chapters:

  • Program LED lights
  • Add a push button to your project
  • Build a motion sensing alarm
  • Create your own distance rangefinder
  • Make a laser-powered tripwire
  • Build a Raspberry Pi robot
  • and much more
R109.90  Inc VAT
Steady Hand Terminal Project Kit (KT steady hand kit)

Product description:

This easy build steady hand game kit requires no soldering. Terminal blocks are used to connect the battery pack, buzzer, game loop and wire, such that when the loop touches the wire the buzzer sounds.

Features:

  • Requires no soldering.
  • Steady hand loop game.

Contents (per kit):

  • 1 x 2xAA Battery Cage with Leads.
  • 1 x 60cm length Extra Flexible Wire, Black.
  • 1 x 1m length Solid Core Cable.
  • 1 x 10cm length Black Heat Shrink, 2.4mm.
  • 4 x Terminal Block.

Requires:

  • 2 x AA Batteries.

Resources:

R64.90  Inc VAT
Electronics Kids School Science Educational 1st circuit Project (first basic circuit)
Features:

  • Enrich children's leisure life, cultivate hands-on ability, and consolidate knowledge.
  • Assisting teachers and parents in better physics teaching.
  • Let kindergarten children and elementary school students learn physical knowledge, hands-on to form a simple series circuit


Specifications:

  • Color: Green+Black (As Picture Show)
  • Material: Plastic
  • Battery: 2*AA Battery (Not included)

Package Contents:

1 x Bulb Holder
1 x Battery Holder
1 x Switch
1 x Bulb
1 x Conductive Line
(batteries not included)
R49.90  Inc VAT
DIY Solar Cell Experiment Educational Kids project (solar fan kit)
Details:

  • A simple solar power experiment kit. - After assembly, put it under the sunlight, the fan blade will rotate through solar energy consumption.
  • With this kit you can make an environmental friendly power supply for fan by your self.
  • Ideal toy aims for training teen's imagination and eye-hand coordination.
  • Ideal choice for developing teens' intelligence.
  • Dimensions: Approx.10*4cm
  • Power source: Solar energy

Tips:

1. Do not let your kids swallow it as it can cause suffocation.
2. Not suitable for kids under 14 years old.

Package Contents:

1 x Solar power experiment kit
R69.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit (CamJam EduKit)
The CamJam EduKit is your way into the world of building electronic circuits and programming the Raspberry Pi in Python.

 

The CamJam EduKit features the following components all neatly packaged in a tin:
• A 400pt breadboard
• 3 LEDs (Red, Yellow and Green)
• A button
• A buzzer
• Resistors and jumper cables

 

The kit is accompanied by a set of downloadable worksheets that will take you through a series of exercises from writing a simple program in the Python programming language to lighting up LEDs, reading button presses and making a buzzer go beep! Whereas other products come pre-assembled, the CamJam EduKit introduces you to the world of breadboarding and building electronic circuits yourself, which we think is much more exciting!

 

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

The CamJam EduKit is a joint venture between The Pi Hut and the Cambridge Raspberry Jam (CamJam). Profits from the sale of the kit will go to CamJam so that they can continue their educational and community work.
R119.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit 2 - Sensors (CamJam EduKit #2)
The CamJam EduKit #2 is the latest edition to the EduKit family!

 

The kit is accompanied by a set of (currently 6) downloadable worksheets (or lesson plans for you educators!) that will take you through a series of exercises and projects, teaching you how to make the most of your kit. Whats best is that there is no soldering required, each high quality component is breadboard friendly!

 

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

Kit Contents:
  • 1 x Breadboard
  • 1 x Immersible temperature Sensor
  • 1 x PIR Sensor
  • 1 x LDR
  • 1 x Active Buzzer
  • 1 x Red 10mm LED
  • 1 x Blue 10mm LED
  • 1 x 4.7K Resistor
  • 2 x 330 Resistor
  • 10 x M/F Jumper Wires
  • 4 x M/M Jumper Wires
  • 1 x Presentation Tin

 

Here are just 4 cool projects you could use the kit for:
  • Make a burglar alarm for your bedroom.
  • Switch on an LED when it gets dark.
  • Have an alarm go off when it’s freezing outside.
  • Test whether the light really does go off in the fridge when you shut the door.

 

Still not convinced? Check out these awesome articles on the kit!

 

The CamJam EduKit is a joint venture between The Pi Hut and the Cambridge Raspberry Jam (CamJam). Profits from the sale of the kit will go to CamJam so that they can continue their educational and community work.
R199.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit 3 - Robotics (CamJam EduKit 3 Robotics)

The third in the series is here! The CamJam EduKit #3 is focused on robotics and contains (almost) everything you need to create your very own Raspberry Pi-powered robot.

All you need to do is to add your own chassis, Raspberry Pi (any model) & batteries! Then, follow the worksheets to make your own motorized buggy. Add the included sensors and you will soon be detecting objects in front of your robot and following line courses. Included in the kit are the following components:

  • A custom-designed, pre-soldered motor controller board (with screw terminals)
  • Two DC motors (with wires pre-soldered)
  • Two custom red wheels (which go extra fast… because they’re red!)
  • A ball castor (used as the ‘third wheel’ to your robot)
  • A small breadboard (to create your circuits)
  • Two pieces of strong 3M padded double-sided tape
  • A battery box for 4 AA batteries (batteries not included)
  • An ultrasonic distance sensor (for detecting objects in front of your robot)
  • A line follower sensor (for detecting and following black lines)
  • Resistors and jumper cables with which to complete your circuits
  • A strong cardboard box to keep it all in… or to cut into to make your chassis!

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

Got a 3D printer? Daniel Bull has very kindly designed an awesome chassis, available from Thingiverse ..



Alex Eames over at Raspi.TV got his hands on a prototype, here's what he did!
https://youtu.be/LJDEV7rGwaM

And here's a fantastic unboxing video from Average Man vs Raspberry Pi!
https://youtu.be/KPYWNXiItwo

And another review! This time from TheRaspberryPiGuy! Thanks Matt!
https://youtu.be/TMjd0UrH2PY



R389.90  Inc VAT
The Raspberry Pi drinks coaster (rubber RPi coaster)

Protects your desk from unwanted spills

Eye-catching design really lightens up your workspace

Made from a flexible rubber, so durable and long lasting!

R59.90  Inc VAT
Babbage Bear (Babage bear)

He's here! Meet Babbage Bear the Official Mascot of the Raspberry Pi World.

Babbage is a lovely little chap (20cm tall) - he's made from piled fabric (he's so soft and fuzzy, ooh!) with loving eyes and a delicately stitched nose. He even sports his very own Raspberry Pi logo t-shirt!

His duties* include (but are not limited to):
  • Protecting you from magic blue smoke.
  • Last minute inspiration / guidance.
  • Making children smile.
  • Previously was CEO of a Fortune 250 company.
* Effectiveness not guaranteed, he's only a little bear...
R189.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Get Started with Raspberry Pi (book start Rpi with Pi3A+)

Ideal for beginners, this official guide contains everything you need to get started with Raspberry Pi, including a hardware starter kit:

  • Raspberry Pi 3A+ computer
  • Official Raspberry Pi 3A+ case
  • 16GB microSD card preloaded with NOOBs

The accompanying 116‑page book is packed with beginner’s guides to help you master your new Raspberry Pi!

  • Set up your new Raspberry Pi 3A+ for the first time
  • Discover amazing software built for creative learning
  • Learn how to program in Scratch and Python
  • Control electronics: buttons, lights, and sensors

Including RPi 3A+, case and 16GB micro SD with NOOBs
R729.90  Inc VAT
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