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The Worlwide List of Open Source Hardware Online Stores

Latest update: October 2014. Thanks everyone for your comments!

Don’t spend any more time browsing desperately the internetz to find parts for your RepRap, Arduino kits or local sensors and PCBs distributors for your new project. I put together this worldwide list of online stores selling open source hardware. There is a big chance your country is in it and that you will finally find your favourite local online store to get open source electronics, robotics, parts, kits, materials and supplies for your hardware projects.

Leave a comment below the post if you own an online store that is not in the list or if you know a great online resource that should be in it.

©Susan Stockwell 2012. Photo Syd Sheldon. (original)

A world map made of old motherboards ©Susan Stockwell 2012. Photo Syd Sheldon. (original)

North America

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Canada

a2aPrinter: RepRap 3D printers

ABRA Electronics

Aztec MCU Prototyping

BC-Robotics

Canada Robotix

Cana Kit

Creatron Inc.

DIIGIIT Robotics

eckertech: RepRap parts and printers

eWerksonline

Lee’s Electronic

MixShop

Proto Advantage

RobotShop

RP Electronics

Solarbotics

SpikenzieLabs

United States

3D Robotics

411 Technology Systems

Abra Electronics

Ada’s Technical Books

AdaFruit Industries

Advanced Micro Circuits Corp.

AeroQuad

AME – After Midnight Engineering

Apocalypse Eve

Banana Robotics

Centeye

Cooking Hacks. Catalog of open hardware products and possibility of on-demand products.

Cornfield Electronics

Curious Inventor

CuteDigi

Dangerous Prototypes is an open source hardware company releasing a new project every month. Parts are then sold on Seeed Studio, but you can also find some of them through distributors.

DIIGIIT Robotics

EE in a Box

EIO

Electric Stitches. Specialized in e-textiles

Elexp

eMakerShop: RepRap shop

EpicTinker

Evil Mad Science creates and sells open hardware kits and parts for world domination since 2007.

Fearless Night

FunGizmos

GHI Electronics

Gravitech

Hacktronics

HobbyEngineering  : science & engineering toys for education

HotEnds: RepRap hot ends supplier

Jameco

Jaycon Systems

Karlsson Robotics

Kineteka Systems

LiquidWare. Engineering company selling open hardware products, with a focus on Android, sensors and Arduino environments.

Little Bits is an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping and play. Many fun kits and parts available in the online store.

Little Bird Electronics

Lulzbot: RepRap 3D printer

MakerGear: RepRap shop

ManyLabs

MCM Electronics

Micro Center

Modern Device

Makerbot Industries

Maker Shed is the online hardware store of  MAKE Magazine. A cool place to find all kind of kits, parts, toys, books, robots, wearables and goodies.

MendBot Shop: RepRap parts

Microcontroller Pros

Nedocon. Makes boards and kits. Incorporated in NYC, NY.

Newark Element 14

Nwazet

NKC Electronics

NYU Bookstore

oddWires

Paradise Robotics

Parallax. Creators of the BASIC stamp.

Phenoptix

Pololu

The Future is 3D: RepRap parts

The Makerspace

RadioShack

RepRap USA

Reuseum

Robosprout: RepRap shop

Silicon Sidewalk

Siliphi LLC

Sky Probe

Solarbotics

SuperDroid Robots

SparkFun Electronics is the online retail store that sells +10 years around. Produce and distribute Open Electronics.

Teach me to make

tindie. A fun store for people to sell their hardware creations. Learn more about tindie in this interview

ThinkGeek

TrinityLabs

Trossen Robotics

Ultimachine

VoltBarn

WIZnet

Woodman Studios

WyoLum

XESS. Open source boards.

Zagros Robotics

Willow Garage: Robots

Rasberry Pi. You can find the Rasberry Pi in these online stores: Element14, RS

 

Central and South America

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Argentina

DitenTec

Intek electronica

Open Hacks

Brazil

Buildbot

Laboratorio de Garagem

Multilogica

Pixel BR

Robocore

Unite

Chile

Ingeniería MCI Ltda

Novachip

Columbia

Bogohack

Dynamo Electronics

Tienda de Robótica

Costa Rica

Crcibernetica

Dominican Republic

Machetetech

Pedro Mejias

Robotech

Ecuador

APM Micro

Digytronic

ICM Technology

Mexico

330ohms

5Hz Electronica

AG Electronica

Carrod Electronica

Cero-Uno

Cosasdeingeniera

ElectroLabo

ElectronicaEstudio

Electronic Arte

Madrigal Electronics

Pictronico

RoboDacta

Sandorobotics

TechMake Electronics

Panama

TecnoFutura

Peru

CreatividadAhora

 

Uruguay

Bluetip

Europe

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Austria

Physical Computing

RepRap Austria: RepRap parts

Semaf Electronics

Tigal

Watterott Electronic

Belarus

BuyDIYkit.com

Belgium

Antratek

B-Electronix

Cotubex

ElectroShop

Gotron

iPrototype

KD85

MCHobby

MicroControleur Hobby

Tektonica

Bulgaria

Erelement

Olimex. Design and distribute printed circuit boards, sub-assemblies, and complete electronic products.

Robotev

Cyprus

Robotstore

Czech Republic

CzechDUINO.cz

HW Kitchen

PV Electronic

Denmark

ElectroZone.dk

Helmholt Electronik A/S

Let-Elektronik. Danish online store for open hardware electronics.

MemeMaker

Estonia

Baltic Bolt

ITT Group

Finland

Månsteri Store

Paeae Technologies

Robomaa

France

AlphaCrucis

AlyaSoft

Arobose

Electronique Diffusion

Evola is a French distributor for Arduino shields, Seeed Studio and SparkFun.

Generation Robots

Go Tronic

Hackable Devices. French makers of Open Hardware projects, Makerbot and educational open source electronics distributor.

HackSpark

Imprimante 3D France

JLElectronique

Lextronic

MatLog

Mechs

PAOparts: RepRap shop

Passelec

Rhaaa La Boutique

RobotShop Europe

Selectronic

Semageek

SMecatronix

Snootlab is a French company and online store distributing Arduino-based hardware, Adafruit, SparkFun and TinkerKits products. Snootlab team also creates and sells its own Arduino shields.

Zartronic

Germany

2printbeta: RepRap printers

Agile Hardware

Antrax

EBG Darmstadt

Elektronikladen ELMICRO

Embedded Projects GmbH

Exp-tech

Fritzing Shop

German RepRap Foundation

Komputer.de

Michael Zimmermann

Mikrocontroller Praxis

MKelectronics

RepRapFab: RepRap shop

RepRap Source: RepRap shop

Segor-Electronics

Tigal

TinkerSoup

Watterott. German based oshw store, worldwide shipping.

Greece

Citistore

GRobotronics

Internet Now!

Knowledge Research

Robot Store

Hungary

FablabBudapest

Italy

7-Three

ac123dc: RepRap parts

Arduino store is the new online store of the Arduino project, selling all kind of Arduino shields, boards and accessories, tinkerkits, sensors and DIY books.

CampuStore

ElletroShop

EmmeShop

Eshopen

EtherMania

Futura Elletronica

Homotix

Lo spaccio di Nova

Open Electronics Store

Open Picus. Italian company producing open hardware products and tools for the Web of Things

Plexishop

resco-research: RepRap shop

Regali e Desideri

Robot Domestici

Robot Italy

ShareBot

Vectorealism

WishYourGift

Latvia

Argus

Lithuania

BuyDIYkit.com

Modelis

The Netherlands

A-Blocks

Antratek

BRONTRONICS

Doctor Bit

Duinos

EZtronics

Extreme Robots

Floris.cc

Freeduino.eu

iPrototype

JeeLabs

Machinecollective

Mendel-parts: RepRap parts

SceneLight: specialized in hardware for theatres-related projects

Turtle Creations

xyzprinters: RepRap shop

Norway

EHobby

Poland

KAMAMI

KrisTech

Nettigo

Robo-Hobby

Smart Robots

Portugal

Gtronica.com

inMotion

Leds & Chips

LusoRobótica

Nettigo

PTRobotics

SAR

Sonigate Leiritrónica

Systems4you

Romania

electronista

Mecatronica.eu

RoboFun

ROROID

Teguna

Russia

Amperka

Domit

Linux Center

Pacpac

Skb-Kiparis Ltd: RepRap parts

Slovakia

Elektromodely. Open source electronic store based in Slovak Republic, focusing on parts for flying devices.

OK.SK

RLX COMPONENTS

Slovenia

Tehnologija

Smak d.o.o

Spain

Albacete Digital

ardutienda

Barcelona Cybernetics

BricoGeek

Cana Kit

Cetronic

Componentes Escobedos

Conectrol, S.A.

Electan

e-lioness

ELECTRONICA EMBAJADORES, S.L.

ERA ROBÓTICA S.XXI S.L.U

GoShield

Ingenieria de Microsistemas Programados

Innova Didactic SL

Leap to 3D: RepRap parts

Libelium – Cooking Hacks

Microlog

Noise Android

OpenDomo

Opiron

Reflexiona

RepRapBCN: RepRap shop

Ro-botica Global

TuxBrain

Ultra-Lab

Voipminic

Scotland

Proto-Pic

Sweden

Electrokit

EZtronics

Kjell&Company

Lawicel AB

Switzerland

Alpha-Crucis

Boxtec

Dshop

Play-Zone. Switzerland based oshw online store.

Turkey

EMPATEK BILISIM SAN. TIC. LTD. S

Robit Teknoloji

Robomore

Robotistan

RoboWeb

Yazki Bilism Hizmetleri

Ukrainia

Digisoft

Parts

zubr.com.ua

United Kingdom

4Tronix

AB Electronics

Active Robots Limited

Cool Components

Domit

DTECH

EarthShine Electronics

Faberdashery

HobbyTronics

Hot Solder

Love Electronics

ModMyPi

Oomlout

Phenoptix

ProtoParadigm

Proto-PIC

Rapid Electronics

RedWizard3D: RepRap shop

RepRapCentral: RepRap shop

RepRapKit: RepRap shop

RepRapPro: RepRap parts and more

RobotBits

Robotiq

SK Pang Electronics

Technobots

Zeni Kinetic: 3D printing filament supplier

Asia/Pacific

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Australia

3D Industries Australia: RepRap parts

3DStuffmaker: RepRap parts

Australian Robotics

Bilby CNC: RepRap parts

Create3D: RepRap parts

GorillaBuilderz

Electron Hobbies

Freetronics

Grifby

Little Bird Electronics

Ocean Controls

OpenLAB

ProtoGEAR

RobotGear

Sedonia Technologies

Squarebit

The Life Automatic

Toys Down Under

Bangladesh

SUMEET eShop

Brunei

Borneo Circuits

China

DFRobot

Geeetech

OPEN JUMPER

Seeed Studio. Open Hardware distributor company based in Shenzen, China. Design also its own products under the name of Bazaar.

Switch-Science (Japan?)

Hong Kong

Self Built

Sharism is a small Hong-Kong based company distributing Milkymist and NanoNote.

India

9 Circuits

Ardour Labs

Bhashatech

Bit.gen.in

Cat Systems

Embedded Market

Explore Labs

Fab.to.Lab

MG Super Labs

PearlLabs

Protocentral

RhydoLABZ

Simple Labs

SUMEET Instruments

Tenet Technetronics

Indonesia

Delta Electronic

Digi-Ware

Gerai Cerdas

Famosa Studio

MikonShop

Zaada Tec

Japan

AndroCiti

Gizmo Music

Kyohritsu

MechaRoboShop

MicroFan

Sengoku

Strawberry Linux

Switch Science

Techand

TechShare

Korea

ArtRobot

Eleparts

Hanjindata

INIPRO

JK Electronics

Keytronics Lab Co.

MakeZone

Plug House

Malaysia

Cytron Technologies Sdn Bhd

E-Shore Technologies

Homebrew & Technology

Masa Cipta

Rocket Scream

New Zealand

Co-Lab

MindKits

Nice Gear

Protoneer.co.nz

Robotronic

Sedonia Technologies

Philippines

Dynamodo

PC Options

Relix Technologies

Singapore

3E Gadgets

Robot R Us

Romscraj: RepRap parts

sgBotic

Singapore Robotics

Sri Lanka

Fab.to.Lab

Taiwan

ARoboto

ICshop

PlayRobot

Thailand

ThaiDuino

ThaiEasyElec

Vietnam

Machtudong

Sotatec

Middle East

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Israel

4Project

Dash Electronics

Or Electronics Solutions

Jordan

eshtre.com

Lebanon

EKT

Saudi Arabia

eshtre.com

Jazeerabotics

Africa

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Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. ©Susan Stockwell 2012

Algeria

Digi-Freaks

Egypt

Egyrobots

Future Electronics Egypt

Ram Electronics

Kenya

Nerokas Online Store

Nigeria

Satajanus

South Africa

Communica

HobbyTronics

Micro Robotics

Netram Technologies

Yebo Electronics

Tunisia

Digi Freaks

Ast Group

Other useful resources:

You might also be interested to check Adafruit distributors list, Arduino distributors list, RepRap suppliers list and TheMakerMap.

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  • Fred

    Hi Mathilde, thanks for the list. In Spain, you can also add Ultra-lab http://ultra-lab.net, Bricogeek http://blog.bricogeek.com/ and Leap to 3d http://leapto3d.com/

    • makingsociety

      Hi Fred,
      Thanks for the links! I just updated the list.

      • Guilhem

        Hello there,
        Just a few words to introduce eMotion Tech first reprapshop in France, developper of the Prusa i3 Rework (the most famous on the net) and the µDelta .

        Best regards

        • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

          Bonjour and bienvenue,

          Thanks for the info. What’s your website?

  • Fred

    Hi Mathilde,
    We are only in the market since January, but we are here for long and located in France. Our URL : http://www.imprimante3dfrance.com
    We’d love to be part of the list…
    Thanks in advance,
    Fred

    • makingsociety

      Salut Fred,

      Thanks for the info. I added you to the list.

      Are you in the Paris region? You might be interested by the 3D Printing meetup (if you don’t already know it) : http://www.meetup.com/3D-Printing-Paris-Meetup/

      Good luck with your project!

  • aitoraloa

    Hi Mathilde! :) Good job. In Spain, you can also add Reflexiona: http://www.reflexiona.biz/shop/

    • makingsociety

      Hi,

      Just added Reflexiona to the list, thanks for sharing the link.

      The Spanish hardware scene seems very active! Any cool event going on soon?

      Have a great day,
      Mathilde

      • aitoraloa

        Hi Mathilde, :)

        Thanks for your reply.

        This event could be interesting: http://makerfairebilbao.com/

        All the best,
        //A.

        • makingsociety

          Great! Added it to the Events page

  • machtudong

    Hi Mathilde,

    I’m Phu from Vietnam, I open a website selling parts for car robots and some other electronics components.
    http://machtudong.vn (machtudong)

    Hope it be in the list for Vietnam.

    Have a nice weekend.

    Best regards,
    Ngoc Phu

    • makingsociety

      Hi Phu,

      Thanks! I added Machtudong to the list.

      • machtudong

        Thanks for your reply :)

  • Anton Girod

    Hi Mathilde,

    I’m from Tarragona, Spain. I’ve opened an open source hardware shop where I sell electronic components, Arduino, etc.
    http://www.opiron.com
    Nice week,

    Anton

    • makingsociety

      Hi Anton,

      Awesome. I just added you to the list.

      • Anton Girod

        Thanks! Your website is amazing!

        • makingsociety

          You totally made my day.

  • sharya77

    some of the open source hardware stores listed in india seem to be unoperational. among others like popular bhasha technologies e-store is not listed http://www.bhashatech.com

    • makingsociety

      Thanks for your feedback. Couldn’t find the one that is not operational, which one is it? I added Bhashatech to the list.

  • Guest

    Hi, I think most of the stores listed under Norway really belongs to Poland :)

    • makingsociety

      Oops, thanks for noticing! Made the change

  • http://twitter.com/meedabyte Simone Cicero
    • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

      Added!

      Any other missing store?

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  • Arthur Wolf

    Forgot TrinityLabs in the US ( reprap parts store ) :)

    • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

      Done!

  • http://twitter.com/thweisbach tweisbach

    For Japan you should add Sengoku: http://sengoku.co.jp/

    • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

      Cool, Sengoku is now in the list.

  • http://twitter.com/OpenLabAU OpenLab (Dwayne)

    AUSTRALIA – http://openlab.com.au (OpenLab)

    • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

      Added. Thanks!

  • http://www.facebook.com/fvdb1961 Frank van den Berg

    Hi,
    nice work!
    I have a shop that specializes in theater related stuff.. Dmx etc
    scenelight.com scenlight.nl
    Based in the netherlands..
    Regards,
    frank

    • http://www.makingsociety.com/ MakingSociety

      Thanks, You’re now in the list. Any cool theatre project you want to share here?

      • http://www.facebook.com/fvdb1961 Frank van den Berg

        My last project was driving a bunch of led lamps for a ballet performance (see my blog).
        I’m currently working on a arduino leonardo compatible board with rf and dmx. Next month I’ll be in theatre with a musical production.. Completely driven by scenlight showcontrol software and hardware. 12 rf headsets controlled by my audioplug and the lighting is driven by my dmx interface board.

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  • phenoptix

    Glad to have made the list!

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  • Bogdan-Florin Florea

    Hi,
    We also have a shop at http://www.openimpulse.com
    We ship worldwide from China and we distribute all kind of modules and hard to find electronic parts. Our business is actually multinational :D (I’m Romanian and my business partner is Chinese).

  • Robori Indonesia

    Hi, we have RepRap specialized store in Indonesia at http://www.robori.com.
    It’s really helpful to have you listed open source hardware stores around the globe, nice work!!

  • Quin

    Don’t forget Qtechknow! :) We sell open source electronics kits. http://www.qtechknow.com/

  • LR

    Nice List. Mouser Electronics (mouser.com) is also a world wide online store for some of the larger-name OSHW stuff like Arduino, Beagleboards, and several others. Mouser should be in US, UK, the whole of the EU, Japan, and China. (And probably more, but I am too lazy to look for it.)

  • Ash Sayed

    Thanks for sharing this list. We also provide these services with free shipping worldwide. For more info visit iSusvision.com

    Regards,
    Ash Sayed

  • Tony

    Visit http://www.electronicsrus.com.au (Australian online store) for all your opensource electronics needs. Electronics R Us

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