Solarbotics Site Maintenance

We are expecting some outages while we perform some upgrades. Shouldn’t be longer than a few hours, starting at 8pm MST May 6.

Solarbotics / Active-Tech Holiday Hours 2021

Looking forward to a bit of recharge time after the holiday rush! While being in that mindset, here’s our holiday schedule for both Solarbotics and the Active-Tech Calgary Storefront: December 24th – 9:30-1:30pm December 25th – Closed (HO HO HO!) … Read more…

Black Friday Sales 2021

We know, we know. It’s more of a “Grey Wednesday” than actually Black Friday, but we couldn’t help ourselves. We have over 25 items on sale for you, with discounts ranging from a handy lil’ 5% to a whopping 30% … Read more…

Wire and Cable Now Available at Solarbotics!

An awesome catalog of wire for all of your project needs! We now have a good selection of stranded wire, solid wire, as well as multi conductor cable. If you have any wire requests that are not available online please … Read more…

ESun Filament – Back in stock!

We’ve just received our eSun filament restock – thanks for your patience. It’s being sorted in the warehouse presently, and fresh stock will be up at the store shortly!

Creality Parts are IN, and Filament status update

As great Creality Printers generally are, it’s still a hassle to get parts and pieces to fix or enhance your printer. This explains why we were quite thrilled to see some BIG boxes come in from Creality the other day, … Read more…

3D Printer Filament Inventory Summary

Updated for May 15, 2020The pickings are getting slim, but we’ve got more coming shortly. Should be here by the end of the month!

New Product – Pico of Canada

In the process of trying to keep business as normal, we’ve added the cable-management products from Pico of Canada. It’s all the standard interconnects, looms, and wire terminations you’d find in almost any electrical box. They’re now online, and also … Read more…

Rant: Some of us are in this “together” more than others

As the crisis continues, we received more and more email notices from suppliers & vendors offering us “assistance” in this “time of need”. From Ernie Johannson, Group head of North American Personal & Business Banking, BMO Financial Group (AKA: Bank … Read more…

Active Tech Mail-Out and COVID-19 Policies.

Hey Everyone, Sometimes the stars align and everything goes right… however, this was not the case for our recent sales flyer. Despite our best efforts to cancel/delay/time travel, it was sent out to the local Calgary area today. While we … Read more…