Tools


SparkFun Mini Screwdriver
This is just your basic reversible screwdriver - pocket sized! Both flat and phillips heads available. Comes with pin clip and snazzy SparkFun logo. ..
R19.30 (exc VAT)
Solder Leaded - 15-gram Tube
This is your basic tube of leaded solder with a 63/37 water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 15 grams (around 5ft). Easy to solder with - recommended for beginners. Mix: 63% Sn / 37% Pb ..
R25.88 (exc VAT)
Diagonal Cutters
Mini Diagonal Cutters. These are great little cutters! A must have for clipping leads and extra solder tails. 4" long. ..
R25.88 (exc VAT)
Digital Multimeter - Basic
The digital multimeter (DMM) is an essential tool in every electronic enthusiasts arsenal. The SparkFun Digital Multimeter, however, is not your average multimeter, it features a loud continuity sound, current/voltage sense, and quality probes. You can use the multimeter to measure DC and AC voltage, DC current, resistance, continuity, and test diodes. With this version we’ve done away with the bright flashy colors that can get us into trouble and gone with a nice, neutral gray. This multimeter should provoke no strong feelings one way or the other, we know this because our guts say “maybe.” ..
R234.21 (exc VAT)
Pocket Screwdriver Set
What should every hacker have available to them? That’s right, a screwdriver (you have to get into those cases somehow). What makes screwdrivers even better is when there are a variety of interchangeable bits to use in different situations as you need them. This Pocket Screwdriver Set provides you with just that service in a small, portable package. Each Pocket Screwdriver Set offers 7 different chrome vanadium bits, four flathead options and three Phillips head options, that fit snuggly in the quick-change magnetic holder at the tip of the screwdriver. The screwdriver’s body is made from a..
R50.88 (exc VAT)
Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool
This is your basic spool of lead free solder with a water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 100 grams. This is a good spool for more advanced users that should last 6-12 months depending on how often you solder. If you are just beginning to solder, we recommend you order the leaded solder. Lead-free solder is a bit harder to use (does not flow as well). Mix: 99.3% Sn / 0.7% Cu Documents: MSDS ..
R129.82 (exc VAT)
Soldering Tip - Hakko - 3mm Bevel (T18-C3)
This is a replacement soldering tip for our Hakko FX-888 soldering iron. This is a bevel type of soldering tip. Replacing the tip is very easy - simply unscrew the shield, slip the replacement tip in, and screw the shield back on. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R156.14 (exc VAT)
Hobby Knife Replacement Blades
If you use your hobby knife a lot, chances are you will need extra blades. These #11 blades are very sharp and good for trimming all sorts of things. Each pack comes with 5 blades that work with our hobby knife listed below...
R39.04 (exc VAT)
USB Digital Multimeter - Auto-Ranging (RS232 Output)
It seems like everything plugs in to your computer these days, and this digital multimeter is no exception. This auto-ranging multimeter will test AC and DC voltage and current as well as capacitance, resistance, frequency and even temperature. It features a large, easily readable display for use in the field as well as the ability to connect to your computer for data logging, processing and analysis. It has all of the basic functions that you expect from a good digital multimeter including continuity check (with buzzer), diode test and data hold. Data logging and analysis software is included..
R1,092.54 (exc VAT)
6" Digital Calipers
Digital calipers are an absolute essential. Here at SparkFun we use them all the time. These premium calipers come with an extra battery and auto shut-off. Measurements can be taken in either metric or standard. The calipers are 6" in length and make a great addition to any tool set. These come with two 1.5V LR44 button cell batteries. Documents: Datasheet Battery Hack Tutorial Product Video ..
R234.21 (exc VAT)
9V to Barrel Jack Adapter
This simple cable has so many uses! Plug the 9 volt battery clip onto a standard 9V battery and connect the other end to anything with a 5.5x2.1mm, center-positive barrel jack. Use this cable to battery-power any device that needs 9V and has an on-board barrel jack - it works great for Arduinos, development boards, evaluation boards, and more!..
R45.61 (exc VAT)
ABS Filament 3mm - 1kg (Black)
This is a 1kg (2.2lb) reel of 3mm black ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) plastic filament for 3D printing. ABS is a great general purpose filament with high strength and good print quality. ABS is one of the most popular 3D printing materials available due to its strength and ease of printing. This filament is an incredibly durable plastic that can be used in prototypes or even the parts found on your TAZ 3D printer! ABS prints can be sanded or smoothed using an advanced technique with acetone. With this technique, you can have ABS parts that are glossy and smooth, while simultaneously s..
R1,092.54 R980.00
Adam Tech Wall Adapter Cable (EU)
These Adam Tech Wall Adapter Cables are terminated with a standard European (CEE 7/7) plug at one end and three insulated spade terminal connectors at the other. Each cable is 1m long and provides a safe and appropriate way to hook up our Mean Well power supplies! Each spade terminal has been colored for your convenience and can be found in the Dimensional Drawing below. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R91.23 (exc VAT)
Adam Tech Wall Adapter Cable (NA)
These Adam Tech Wall Adapter Cables are terminated with a standard North American (NEMA 5–15P) plug at one end and three insulated spade terminal connectors at the other. Each cable is 1m long and provides a safe and appropriate way to hook up our Mean Well power supplies! Each spade terminal has been colored for your convenience and can be found in the Dimensional Drawing below. Documents: Dimensional Drawing ..
R91.23 (exc VAT)
Adjustable Parts Box
This is a small, adjustable part box for components, breakouts and development boards. Made from a clear polypropylene with reliable locking tabs, this box is incredibly durable and water-resistant. The best part about this little box is the six included dividers that can modify the inside of the container, providing you with compartments as small as 10mm x 40mm. Internally, the Adjustable Parts Box features a 145mm x 80mm area with a fixed divider encroaching halfway inside on both axes located on the right side. Simply put, this parts box is a great economical option that can easily be modi..
R64.91 (exc VAT)
Alloy 910 Filament 2.85mm - 0.45kg (Natural)
This is a 0.45kg (1lb) reel of 2.85mm “natural-colored” Alloy 910 nylon co-polymer filament for 3D printing. Specially developed to exhibit the ideal characteristics of several different classes of 3D printing filaments, Alloy 910 offers the strength and durability of nylon with the same minimal shrink nature of PLA. Alloy 910 makes for ideal material to be used in frames or enclosures that are subject to stress and high impact, and items exposed to repeated flexing such as buckles and clasps. Alloy 910 is among the strongest materials you can currently 3D print. When printed, it has a tensil..
R910.09 (exc VAT)
Barrel Jack Extension Cable - M-F (6 ft)
Do you fear that your power may not be “far reaching” enough? How would another 6' work for you? Okay, so it doesn’t sound very dramatic, but sometimes an extra 6' of power cable is exactly what your project needs. Don’t hack apart a nice clean barrel jack connection just because it won’t reach, this male-to-female barrel jack extension cable will make the reach. This cable is terminated with 5.5x2.1mm barrel connectors, one male and one female, and fits most of our products that use a DC barrel jack for power (RedBoard, RaspiRobot board, etc.) Dimensions: 6' Long, 5.5x2.1mm Barrel Connecto..
R32.46 (exc VAT)
Barrel Jack Power Switch - M-F (3")
We use barrel jacks a lot around here and sometimes we need to pop a switch into the mix. That usually means hacking up a perfectly good barrel jack extension cable, but the whole point of using the barrel jacks was so that we wouldn’t have to hack things apart… Well, we found a solution: The Barrel Jack Power Switch. Okay, it’s nothing fancy but it is really useful. Plug your power supply into one end and the other into your project and, just like that, you’ve got a power switch! The on-off rocker switch has a good stiff ‘click’ to it, so it isn’t easy to accidentally switch. It’s also fair..
R32.46 (exc VAT)
Barrel Jack to 2-pin JST
Two pin JST connector to a 2.1x 5.5mm barrel jack, 6.25 inch long jumper cable. We use this cable to adapt from a wall power supply to a relatively small, SMD JST connector. We found that many of the SMD connectors used for battery charging were too large or were not capable of through-putting the current we wanted for faster charging. This setup, with a SMD JST connector and wall power supply, can handle up to 2A!..
R52.19 (exc VAT)
Bridge Filament 3mm - 0.45kg (Clear)
This is a 0.45kg (1lb) reel of 3mm “clear” Bridge nylon co-polymer filament for 3D printing. Taulman’s “Bridge” high-strength nylon co-polymer bridges the strength of nylon 645 and the ease of printing of ABS/PLA. Items printed in Bridge nylon filament are stronger and more resilient than parts printed in more common materials. Since Bridge prints cleanly and easily, you can print complex models that are ready to be used. The combination of strength, reduced shrinkage and ease in printing allows you to go from 3D model to 3D printed part ready to be installed. The material comes on a heavy-du..
R442.11 (exc VAT)
Bus Pirate - v3.6a
The Bus Pirate v3.6a, created by Ian Lesnet, is a troubleshooting tool that communicates between a PC and any embedded device over 1-wire, 2-wire, 3-wire, UART, I2C, SPI, and HD44780 LCD protocols - all at voltages from 0-5.5VDC. This product eliminates a ton of early prototyping effort when working with new or unknown chips. Working with the Bus Pirate is simple and effective - type commands into a terminal on your computer, those commands are interpreted by the Bus Pirate and sent via the proper protocol. The Pirate will also interpret data sent from your embedded device back to your compu..
R467.98 (exc VAT)
Bus Pirate Cable
This is an interface cable for the Bus Pirate, designed to connect to its 2x5 I/O header. The cable’s connector is composed of two rows of five 0.1" spaced pins; it’s also polarized, as is the mating connector on-board the Bus Pirate, so you can only connect the cable in one direction. The leads of the cable are terminated with female ends to mate with test hooks. The pin-out of the connector is documented here...
R78.07 (exc VAT)
Butane Soldering Tip - Weller - Double Flat (1.0mm)
This is a replacement soldering tip for the Weller Portasol Butane Soldering Iron Kit. The double-flat type tip is 1mm wide. Replacing the tip is a breeze — simply unscrew the currently attached tip with a flat-head screwdriver, slip the replacement tip in, and screw it into place. The double-flat Weller tip has been pre-tinned with a lead-free alloy...
R207.89 (exc VAT)
Chapman Pocket Screwdriver Set
The Chapman Pocket Screwdriver Set is a unique addition to the screwdriver family, as it utilizes a ¼" ratchet, similar to one found on a socket wrench, as well as four custom-built drive bits. This pocket screwdriver is aptly named for its size — not only fitting in your pocket but also fitting into tight spaces where a normal-sized screwdriver would not be able to fit. Moreover, to change the direction you need the screw to go, just flip the pocket screwdriver over! The two Phillips and two flat bits included in the set have been crafted to feature a ball detent for a snug fit inside the 20..
R285.96 (exc VAT)
Digilent Analog Discovery 2
The Digilent Analog Discovery 2 is a USB oscilloscope and multi-function instrument that allows users to measure, visualize, generate, record, and control mixed-signal circuits of all kinds. Developed in conjunction with Analog Devices and supported by Xilinx University Program, the Analog Discovery 2 is small enough to fit in your pocket, but powerful enough to replace a stack of lab equipment, providing engineering students, hobbyists, and electronics enthusiasts the freedom to work with analog and digital circuits in virtually any environment, in or out of the lab. The analog and digital i..
R7,022.37 (exc VAT)
Digilent BNC Adapter Board
The Digilent BNC Adapter Board is a simple add-on board intended to be used with the Digilent Analog Discovery 2, which allows you to use standard BNC-terminated test leads and probes with your pocket-sized oscilloscope. The adapter board provides BNC terminations to each of the two oscilloscope channels and enables you to AC couple or DC couple signals to the oscilloscope in the Analog Discovery. Each channel of the oscilloscope can be selected as AC or DC, coupled by adjusting the jumper that is located behind that channel’s BNC input connector. In addition, the two AWG channels are equippe..
R442.11 (exc VAT)
DSO Nano V3 - Pocket-Sized Digital Oscilloscope
An oscilloscope is an awesome tool to have around the shop. Unfortunately, most scopes take up quite a bit of bench space and they’re not very portable. The DSO Nano v3, on the other hand, is a 32bit digital storage oscilloscope that fits in the palm of your hand! Based on ARM -M3, it’s equipped with a 320x240 color display, internal 2MB storage, USB port and recharging function. It’s compact, simple to operate and perfect for everything from the test bench to field work. The version 3 of DSO Nano differs from version 2 in that it does not use white plastic shell. Instead, it uses black meta..
R2,249.56 (exc VAT)
DSO Quad - Pocket Digital Oscilloscope (Black)
The Black DSO Quad is an open-source pocket-sized 4-channel digital oscilloscope. It’s based on the ARM cortex M3 32-bit platform, providing 72MS/s sampling rate with integrated FPGA and high speed ADC. The Internal 2MB memory can even store waveforms in various formats which you can transfer to your computer using a mini-USB cable. Note: Check the link below for the most up-to-date firmware. Note: This item may take longer to process due to battery installed in the equipment and therefore does not qualify for same-day shipping policy. Additionally, these batteries can not be shipped via Gro..
R4,941.67 (exc VAT)
Electronic Snippers
While our small diagonal cutters are great for hobby use, sometimes you need something with a little more bite. These electronic snippers are great for cutting wires and component leads. They have a cushioned handle which makes them much more comfortable to use. These snippers can be used are wire cutters if the need be, and are great if you’re looking for something a little better than hobby grade...
R312.28 (exc VAT)
Flush Cutters - Hakko
These are our new and improved flush cutters, giving you a way to cut leads very cleanly and close to the solder joint. Diagonal cutters are good, but if you really need to get up close and personal, flush cutters are the way to go. They have a nice spring-action and a comfy grip. Plus, the color combination of red and black is fetching, I must say. Documents: Product Video ..
R129.82 (exc VAT)
Global Power Supply - 15V 4.34A
This isn’t your ordinary power supply. The Global Power Supply is a 15V, 4.34A power device specifically designed to work with the JustBoom Amp HAT for the Raspberry Pi. Additionally, as this is a “global” power supply, each order includes plug adapters for the United States, United Kingdom, EU and Australia. This supply is capable of high loads, so we recommend that you exercise caution while using it. Features: Universal / Full-range AC input Power Supply Output Type: Fixed No. of Outputs: 1 Output/Input Voltage AC Min: 90V Input Voltage AC Max: 264V Output Power Max: 65W Output Voltage —..
R780.26 (exc VAT)
Hakko FX888D Soldering Station
For over 50 years, Hakko has been producing superior quality soldering and desoldering tools. They’re dependable, a good value and they work really well! We use Hakko irons in production and we think they’re great. The Hakko FX-888D is an updated digital version of the popular FX-888 and includes several new features. Selectable preset temperatures and digital calibration make it easier to setup and operate, and the new password protection and low temperature alarm provide process control and helps protect against cold solder joints! Note: This iron will come with the T18-D16 chisel tip. Ch..
R2,184.65 (exc VAT)
Hex Key - Plas-T-Key T Handle (Straight End, 7/64")
This is a T-Handle 7/64" Hex Key from Allen. The Plas-T-Key is Allen’s standard handle and features a plastic grip, which provides durability and extra torque while in use. Each hex key is 2.125" long with a shaft composed of a black oxide-finished, tempered steel alloy that is terminated in a straight end. These hex keys can be used in a variety of ways, including robotics or for the 6-32 screws used by most Actobotics products...
R91.23 (exc VAT)
Hex Key Set - Metric (Ball End, 9 Pieces)
This is a set of nine high-quality hex keys from Allen. Each key in this set is equipped with a ball end, allowing an entry angle up to 25° in the screw to work in hard-to-reach areas. These specific keys utilize the metric measurement system. These are the go-to hex keys we prefer to use when metric is involved! Each hex key is composed of a black oxide-finished, tempered steel alloy and comes in a noninterference, hinged “caddy” to provide easy access. All hex keys are precision-formed to exact dimensional tolerances for precise fit. Includes: 1x 1.5mm Hex Key 1x 2mm Hex Key 1x 2.5mm Hex..
R520.18 (exc VAT)
Hex Key Set - SAE (Ball End, 13 Pieces)
This is a set of 13 high-quality hex keys from Allen. Each key in this set is equipped with a ball end, allowing an entry angle up to 25° in the screw to work in hard-to-reach areas. These specific keys utilize the United States customary system (sometimes referred to as Imperial). These wrenches will work for any SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) parts. Each hex key is composed of a black oxide-finished, tempered steel alloy and comes in a noninterference hinged “caddy” to provide easy access. All hex keys are precision-formed to exact dimensional tolerances for precise fit. Includes: ..
R416.23 (exc VAT)
Hot-air Rework Nozzles - Y1126
Hot-air rework nozzles compatible with all of our rework stations. Sold in single units by model number. Documents: Spec Sheet ..
R299.12 (exc VAT)
Hot-air Rework Replacement Element - Temp Controlled
Here’s a replacement heating element for our hot-air rework stations. It’s compatible with Sunkko stations and our own branded rework station. The element is the same for other manufacturers and the connector can be modified by a skilled user to work with other manufacturers. This element includes a thermocouple element at the tip of the air flow with two wires to be connected to a temperature sensing circuit...
R312.28 (exc VAT)
Hot-air Rework Station - 303D
This hot-air rework station is great for professionals and hobbyists in need of tight temperature tolerances and large air flows. This unit displays a digital readout of the actual air temperature with a flow rate of up to 23L per minute. This very powerful unit can be used for multiple applications including standard SMD reflow/repair/removal, thermal IC stress testing, thermoplastic welding, and shrink-wrapping. Dimensions: 224 x 126 x 110mm Features: Closed-loop temperature control Heats up quickly Anti-static design Intelligent cooling system maintains airflow after the unit is powered..
R2,210.53 (exc VAT)
INOVA-1800 Filament 3mm - 1kg (Black)
This is a 1kg (2.2lb) reel of 3mm black INOVA-1800 co-polyester filament for 3D printing made from Eastman Amphora™ 1800 3D polymer. INOVA-1800 prints have a glossy, smooth finish and feature a great balance of strength and 3D printing ease. 3D prints with this filament are dimensionally stable, bridge well and are a great choice for interlocking objects, props and other functional 3D prints. This is the Cadillac of 3D printer filament and should be your go-to option for creating your most important prints! The material comes on a heavy-duty plastic reel and vacuum sealed to keep out any mois..
R2,054.82 (exc VAT)
Logic 4 - USB Logic Analyzer
This is the Logic 4, a powerful logic analyzer in a very small anodized aluminum package from Saleae Logic. We absolutely love the simplistic, sleek design with light-weight software and a high-quality finish. Who needs 50+ connections when you’re troubleshooting I2C? With USB connectivity, you can analyze up to 4 digital waveforms (with one input able to analyze both analog and digital waveforms) and timing information on your I2C, SPI, serial, and digital IO lines with ease. This little analyzer is great for those reverse engineering projects as well. Works with signals 2.5V to 5V! The Logi..
R2,859.65 (exc VAT)
Logic Pro 8 - USB Logic Analyzer
Do you need big logic analysis in a small package? That’s exactly what the Logic Pro 8 brings you. The Logic Pro 8 is a 8-channel USB logic analyzer with so much style it’ll make your cell phone jealous. Simply connect it to your computer with the included USB 3.0 cable, attach your test probes and install the Saleae Logic software and you’ll be debugging in no time. Along with adding 4 more channels of signal capture, the Logic Pro 8 differs from the Logic 4 by increasing the max sample rate, and adding support for 1.8V logic levels. The Logic Pro 8 has a rugged, custom-machined aluminum en..
R12,482.46 (exc VAT)
LulzBot Mini 3D Printer
The LulzBot Mini is an easy-to-use, small form factor 3D printer that is more than capable of producing almost any object you can think up. Though tiny, this 3D printer is mighty! The LulzBot Mini provides you with the same wide range of features of the Taz 4 and facilitates the consistent, higher quality prints that you know and expect. The LulzBot Mini features a self-balancing 152mm x 152mm x 158mm (6in x 6in x 6.2in) print area with a controllable heat bed that can print small to medium sized items. What can you print with? LulzBot users have many filaments options beyond common plastics ..
R32,510.53 (exc VAT)
Mean Well Dual Output Switching Power Supply (15VDC, -15VDC 0.8A)
This is a 24W dual output switching power supply from Mean Well. This power supply is extremely reliable and able to output 15VDC at 0.8A. We’ve been testing this power supply for quite some time and can definitely attest to its might. Although this power supply doesn’t have a slick metal case like its siblings, it still features short circuit, overload, and overvoltage protections. On this power supply board you will find a selector switch to change the voltage range between 85VAC to 264VAC or 120VDC to 370VDC. This specific model is cooled by free air convection and operates at a temperatur..
R351.32 (exc VAT)
Mean Well Switching Power Supply - 24VDC 14.6A
This is the big kahuna from Mean Well, a 350W single output switching power supply. This power supply is extremely reliable and beefy, able to output 24VDC at 14.6A. If you’ve been looking for a powerful power supply for your next big project, look no further. We can definitely attest to its durability with its metal casing, built-in constant current-limiting circuit, fixed switching frequency at 90KHz and ability to withstand a 300VAC surge input for up to five seconds. Inside the metal case that surrounds the power supply you will find a selector switch to change the voltage range between 9..
R1,209.21 (exc VAT)
Modular Plastic Storage Box - Medium (4 pack)
Face it, if you keep this up your workbench is going to turn into a galaxy of small parts with no place for anything and nothing in its place. Okay, so maybe that just happens to some of us, but everyone could use a little organization and that’s exactly what this product offers. These modular storage boxes snap together so you can keep all of your parts separated and together all at once. As if that isn’t cool enough, the transparent lids on these storage modules are also spring loaded so you can access parts one-handed while trying to hold a soldering iron/screwdriver/whatever. Simply pull..
R64.91 (exc VAT)
Modular Plastic Storage Box - Small (10 pack)
Face it, if you keep this up your workbench is going to turn into a galaxy of small parts with no place for anything and nothing in its place. Okay, so maybe that just happens to some of us, but everyone could use a little organization and that’s exactly what this product offers. These modular storage boxes snap together so you can keep all of your parts separated and together all at once. As if that isn’t cool enough, the transparent lids on these storage modules are also spring loaded so you can access parts one-handed while trying to hold a soldering iron/screwdriver/whatever. Simply pull..
R64.91 (exc VAT)
Monocle Magnifier - Illuminated
When working with small parts, sometimes you need magnification and some extra light. This is a monocle we use regularly in our production facility. It has a 10x lens with a working distance of about 1-½". The 1" diameter eye piece fits snugly around your eye with a 15" aluminum-core headband. The LED provides sufficient light at the working distance. This loop magnifier set itself apart in our eyes because of the little LED on the side. Trying to view SMD connections is hard enough - the LED on the side is a huge help for those close up inspections. LED battery comes installed. Note: We’..
R156.14 (exc VAT)
Mooshimeter
The Mooshimeter is a multi-channel circuit testing multimeter that uses your smartphone or tablet, through Bluetooth 4.0, as a wireless, high-resolution graphical display. Each Mooshimeter is able to safely measure 600V at 10A with 24bit resolution from up to 150 feet away. If you’re curious about the Mooshimeter’s battery life, never fear, the meter uses two simple AA batteries and is capable of logging results for up to 6 months. Next time you need to check the current on your robot’s motors, connect the Mooshimeter and drive the bot around while viewing (or logging) your current draw. Not..
R2,600.88 (exc VAT)
Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer
This non-contact infrared thermometer makes it a breeze to take quick and accurate surface temperature readings without getting too close for comfort. Laser sighting ensures that you’re pointing at the right spot: Simply pull the trigger and line up the laser dot where you want to measure the temperature. The temp gun also has adjustable emissivity compensation for measuring the surface temp of more or less radiant objects. Features: Single-Spot Laser Sighting Adjustable Emissivity Compensation Between 0.1~1.00 High Alarm and Low Alarm for Max Temperature Backlit Display is Easy to Read in ..
R494.30 (exc VAT)
Panavise Jr. - Vacuum Base
The Panavise Jr. is a great vise with a vacuum base. Its jaws open up to about 3" and have grooves for PCBs. It’s perfect for light duty field repairs, electronics, hobby and dozens of other projects. This is an exceptionally lightweight, portable vise that firmly attaches to any flat, smooth non-porous surface. A single knob locks the head into position, while a second knob locks the arm at the angle you select...
R702.19 (exc VAT)

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