Robot Building Parts Finder

Find the parts for your robot - fast

The Internet is broad and vast, and sometimes it's hard to find just the right part to finish your robot. The pages in the Parts Finder help you zero in on that elusive IC, switch, or transistor.

These sources are routinely updated and expanded. Be sure to bookmark this page.

General Parts Sources

  • Big List of Sources - Compendium of sources to online stores for for robotics, electronics, hobby, and other allied fields.
  • Standard Electronic Parts - Direct links to standard electronic parts that make up 90% of all the circuits in Robot Builder's Bonanza and Arduino Robot Bonanza: resistors, capacitors, potentiometers, diodes, transistors, integrated circuits. Multiple sources for each.

Projects

Teachbot Servo - Parts list and sources for the Teachbot expandable platform (Arduino Robot Bonanza, chapters 4 through 6).

PlyBot - Parts list and sources for the PlyBot plywood platform (Robot Builder's Bonanza 4th Edition, Chapter 8, Build a Motorized Wooden Platform).

PlastoBot - Parts list and sources for the PlasticBot plastic platform (Robot Builder's Bonanza 4th Edition, Chapter 10, Build a Motorized Plastic Platform).

TinBot - Parts list and sources for the TinBot metal platform (Robot Builder's Bonanza 4th Edition, Chapter 12, Build a Motorized Metal Platform).

BasicBot - Parts list and sources for the BasicBot getting started robot, designed as an inexpensive (under $20) starter platform (Robot Builder's Bonanza 4th Edition, Chapter 26, Build Robots with Wheels and Tracks).

(More added soon!)