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 +=====  Local  =====
 +Local places to pick up electronic components, (roughly) sorted by distance from NSL:
  
 +  * [[http://​www.itcelectronics.com/​|ITC- Los Angeles]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.frys.com/​template/​isp/​index/​Frys/​isp/​Middle_Topics/​H1%20Store%20Maps/​burbank/​|Frys - Burbank]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.duvac.com/​|DuVac - Pasadena]]
 +  * [[http://​www.candhsurplus.com/​|C&​H Surplus - Duarte]]
 +  * [[http://​www.allelectronics.com/​|All Electronics - Van Nuys ]]
 +  * [[http://​www.nortonsalesinc.com/​|Norton Sales - N. Hollywood]]
 +  * [[http://​www.electroniccity.com/​index.asp|Electronic City - North Hollywood / Burbank]]
 +  * [[http://​www.industrialmetalsupply.com/​|Industrial Metal Supply - Sun Valley / Irvine]]
 +  * [[http://​www.apexelectronic.com/​|APEX - Sun Valley]]
 +  * [[http://​www.w6trw.com/​swapmeet/​swapmeet.htm|TRW Swap Meet - El Segundo]] - Last Saturday of the month.
 +  * [[http://​www.harborfreight.com/​|Harbor Freight Tools - Simi Valley, Pasadena]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.frys.com/​template/​isp/​index/​Frys/​isp/​Middle_Topics/​H1%20Store%20Maps/​manhattan%20beach/​|Frys -  Manhattan Beach]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.frys.com/​template/​isp/​index/​Frys/​isp/​Middle_Topics/​H1%20Store%20Maps/​city%20of%20industry/​|Frys - City of Industry]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.fordelectronics.com/​|Ford Electronics - Buena Park]] - Have both new and surplus stuff. Good resource for hard to find stuff.
 +  * [[http://​www.orvac.com/​|Orvac - Fullerton]] - Large selection of network/​cabling supplies in addition to electronic components.
 +
 +===== Online ​ =====
 +
 +  * [[http://​octopart.com/​parts/​search|Multi-vendor parts search]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.mouser.com/​|Mouser]] - [[Mouser|Group Buy]]
 +  * [[http://​www.ti.com/​|Texas Instruments (free samples of many products)]]
 +  * [[https://​securitysnobs.com/​|Security Snobs]] - For all your high security lock needs.
 +  * [[http://​www.arduino.cc/​|Arduino]]
 +  * [[http://​beagleboard.org/​|BeagleBoard]]
 +  * [[http://​www.gumstix.com/​|Gumstix]]
 +  * [[http://​www.adafruit.com/​|Adafruit Industries]] - NSL gets a group discount. [[Adafruit|Group Buy]]
 +  * [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​|SparkFun Electronics]] - [[SparkFun|Group Buy]]
 +  * [[http://​nkcelectronics.com/​|NKC Electronics]]
 +  * [[http://​www.goldmine-elec.com/​|Electronics Goldmine]] - Good deals on obscure and surplus stuff.
 +  * [[http://​www.futurlec.com/​|Future Electronics]] - Loads of chips and component "value packs."​ Slow, but rock-bottom prices.
 +  * [[http://​www.vakits.com/​|Nightfire Electronics]] - Nice selection of SMT parts kits at reasonable prices.
 +  * [[http://​www.moderndevice.com/​|Modern Device]]
 +  * [[http://​www.liquidware.com/​|Liquidware]]
 +  * [[http://​www.digikey.com/​|DigiKey]] - DigiKey offers free shipping when a Check acompanies your order [[DigiKey|Group Buy]]
 +  * [[http://​epboard.com/​|epboard]] - surface mount prototype adapters and more
 +  * [[http://​www.unicornelectronics.com/​prod.htm|Unicorn Electronics]] - Electronic grab bags and cheap bits
 +  * [[http://​leading-leds.com/​|Leading Leds]] US distributor of LEDs from Chinese [[http://​ledz.com/​|Ledz.com]] - Fast service when I tried them
 +
 +===== Alternative or OEM places to buy things that sparkfun add a huge tax too then ship really slowly =====
 +Tactile switches, smd momentary [[NSL|Cylon II]], 5 way joystick <BR>
 +  * [[http://​www.hcc-ht.com/​products/​products_list.asp?​which=Tact+Switch+Series|Hengtai Electronics]] - ( note the g )
 +
 +=====  PCB Houses ​ =====
 +  * http://​xenon-tech.com Haven'​t used
 +  * http://​www.ezpcb.com/​ Good, cheap
 +  * http://​www.4pcb.com Great
 +  * http://​www.batchpcb.com eh, zero customer service, mistakes are common
 +  * http://​www.pcbcart.com OK
 +  * http://​www.silvercircuits.com/​ Haven'​t used, but been really responsive and helpful
 +  * http://​www.olimex.com Olimex are a great company
 +  * http://​www.apcircuits.com
 +  * http://​ecommerce.pcbfabexpress.com/​index.jsp
 +  * http://​http://​www.pcbonline.org/​index.php BatchPCB gets their boards from here
 +  * http://​www.e-teknet.com/​
 +  * http://​www.7pcb.ca/​ low cost pcb assembly
 +  * http://​www.aapcb.com/​ Expensive
 +  * http://​www.futurlec.com/​index.shtml Ask arclight
 +  * http://​dorkbotpdx.org/​wiki/​pcb_order PCB batch orders. ​ No minimum, setup or postage fees.
 +  * http://​iteadstudio.com/​store/​index.php ​ Another PCB batcher. About 10 bucks for 10 5cm x 5cm boards. 3 week turnaround.
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