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Sphere Research Corporation
3394 Sunnyside Rd.
West Kelowna, BC, Canada V1Z 2V4
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* This is the equipment that is cheap. Incredible deals on great left-overs, refurbed older gear, as is stuff, oddball, weird, left over from other projects, accidental purchases, of mysterious origin, or we simply don't know what it's real purpose is. Scroll down to have a look! You deserve a treat today. How can you resist??

* NAVIGATION: To make your life easier, and help you find exactly what you want, we have broken the on-line equipment catalogs into smaller sections. Just CLICK on the item you are looking for at the left, to see the matching catalog. Large graphical catalogs are a bit SLOW, so please give them a bit of time to load. The top header of each catalog is largely the same, so don't think you are stuck in one place!

You can order anything here just by picking up the phone, and calling (250) 769-1834 during normal office hours, 8:30AM to 4:30PM PST. OR, Email your order to Susan CLICKHERE.

Shipping*SHIPPING: Preferred and Alternate Methods as of June 4, 2013, CLICK for FULL DETAILS ON OUR FAQ Page. Rates are now changing rapidy, often with little notice to us, so all the data has been transferred to the FAQ page for speedy updating.

* E-Mail Susan if you want a quote for shipping to other destinations, or for something heavy. Sorry, we can't safely send most individual small parts in a regular letter envelope, they get destroyed by the automated handling equipment. Sometimes we can ship very rugged parts in a small padded envelope by letter post. Ask Susan.

*There is a packing charge for large or heavy equipment, see the FAQ for details.

*If we have your valid data on file, you can just click on the ORDER email link to place an order and indicate your approval to bill, and we will do the rest. We keep your active information for ONE YEAR for your convenience.

*If this is the first time you have dealt with us, you can phone +1 (250) 769-1834 to supply the billing info, or send it by the email link, as you prefer. We accept VISA/MC, international money order, Paypal (to Susan@Okanagan.net), and bank wire transfer. Please note that there are transaction fees with Paypal and wire transfer payments, the wire transfer fee is frankly horrifying.

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* CONDITION: To answer your questions, YES, we completely check and inspect all used equipment, and do not offer any we feel is substandard. That gear is normally scrapped, broken down for parts, or may get offered as-is or discounted in the HOT DEALS section, with the unit's condition clearly identified. If there are any marks or detracting features, we clearly state them in the listing. Before shipment, we burn in the equipment for 24 hrs. again and re-check to be sure it is good prior to shipment.

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Prime Electronic Parts by the Foot! HAVE LOOK!

Transistors, Rectifiers, and Diodes, as little as 8 cents each!
Great deals on popular service and experimenter's parts, now you can buy them the way large manufacturers do, in bulk tape and reel, at rock bottom prices. These parts are sold by the foot. Yes, we are metric in Canada, but this is really the appropriate size for most people, and 30.48 cm just doesn't have the same ring to it! All the popular signal diodes, rectifiers and transistors you need on a regular basis, with FULL DATA. Have a look at this great new section HERE, we will be adding to it regularly as we find more suitable parts.
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Wahoo, Electronic Grab bags are BACK!
We keep accumulating miscellaneous parts that are extras, come with bigger lots, and are being purged from our stock. At the same time, many people grumble about paying the minimum shipping charge when they ship something small. Well, we have the technology to solve this problem. We will add a 1 Pound grab bag of new parts (mainly, there might be the odd pulled or used but useful item) to fill up the extra weight in your shipment! Some of the material is pretty spectacular, you will certainly get good value for your money. They include resistors, capacitors, ICs, chokes, semiconductors, switches, assemblies, and all kinds of mystery items, NO TWO BAGS ARE ALIKE. We have four categories, electronic parts, mechanical/hardware, vacuum tubes (will be some used types in every bag), and connectors/cables.
Any type, US$15. If you want a 1 Pound bag by itself to add to any order, it's the same price. The stuff inside is really excellent material, you won't be disappointed!

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Just in...Flexible Fan/Alarm System
Sanyo Denki, CLICK to visit!
Sanyo Denki, CLICK to visit!

Fan Assembly, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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Fan Assembly, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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12VDC Fan +T
1.6"/40mm/12VDC FAN +T
Sanyo Denki FINE ACE 20 plus alarm assembly
40mm square DC Brushless fan, 12VDC, 0.11A, 20mm inch thick, with Tach output, flying red/black/yellow leads soldered into the PCB. Medium 0.225 cubic meters/min airflow (approx. 8CFM), 5-blade design, 32dBa noise level. UL/CSA/TUV Listed fan. Assembled into a fan/PSU alert module from Bird Products Corp., Assembly 50660, Rev. G. This can be run from 24 to 11VDC (or even less, but fan speed suffers). The fan is fixed at 12V or less (via the regulator), and has an integral fault alarm if it becomes stalled, which sounds a loud acoustic transducer.

A very handy assembly, this has input power leads with TYCO FASTON double connectors that allows a second connection to each lead. Very well made, and easily disassembled if the alarm is used separately from this fan, as it should work with almost any 12V fan that has a tach output. This assembly would be perfect to ventilate and cool a constantly charging 12V battery pack in a UPS or similar system. Each one is indivudually bagged and sealed in an anti-static bag for protection.

Loc: FAN104
100 pcs.
Just $9 Ea.

Modular 5VDC Power Supplies
Astrodyne PWB-5001 Power Supply Astrodyne, CLICK to visit!Astrodyne, CLICK to visit!  MINIATURE MODULAR POWER SUPPLY
100-240VAC In, 5VDC/1A Out, only 1x2x0.6 inches!

Self-contained UL/ULC/CE/TUV approved miniature wide range AC input DC power supply for PCB mounting. Delivers 5VDC/1A with high efficiency, 3KV input/output isolation. Incredibly useful for making quick projects. Use of an AC line filter and DC noise filter recommended for best operation, see full data sheet HERE!. New parts, limited quantity, won't last long!

WOW, Just $9 each! 30 on hand.

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