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Where to buy electronic components? #1063350
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Now that Maplins is gone - I need some capacitors and various other bits, does anyone know of a place on the Wirral?

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There isn't a proper retail place but SS Radio, Mill Lane, Wallasey will sell stuff if they have it it stock.

I normally just ebay things.


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I always use EBAY......cheaper (even with postage) and quicker than trailing around looking for stuff.

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RS can be pricey, but they offer free next day postage. You can download data sheets, and its worth looking at their 'Designspark' service - a free PCB design package. if you're into that sort of thing.

One of the things that often drives me nuts about them is that sometimes you find a connector which fits what you need, but finding the mating connector for that is a nightmare!

Whilst we're on the subject of free design software, its worth downloading 'LTspice' from Linear technology. This is a free circuit simulator - a cut-down version of Pspice or Spice. Very easy to use and you can see how a circuit is behaving without having to build it up on a breadboard and check it with an oscilloscope.

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Thanks, I’m aware you can get this stuff online, just needed to know if there was anywhere local (which it appears there isn’t!)


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