Saneal Cameras will always be special to me. Way back when I was in University and took black and white photography as an option, I frequented the 9th Avenue and 1st Street SW location for film, paper, developer, etc. These days, I find the Saneal Cameras location in the malls for things that I want in stock like Canon camera batteries or IR remote triggers.
Active Tech Electronics
I’ve been going to Active Tech way back since Grade 10 when they were still at the 32nd Avenue NE location. I was going to Lester B. Pearson High School and for the Innovative Tech class, I was making a “robot”. It turned out to be a 2 motor thing with 2 wheels housed in a playing card box tethered to a case with two DPDT switches. It did work and I got full marks for it! I still have and use the wire strippers and needle nose pliers that my dad got me from here. Active Tech is where I would go to buy small electronic components and sensors such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi stuff. They stock a good selection of electronic breakout boards from Adafruit and Seeed. Continue reading “Top 3 Places to Buy Electronic Components in Calgary”