Every electronic device and gadget we use, ranging from a simple calculator to a laptop consists of multiple small and big electronic components. These components form the base for any sort of electronic device — LEDs, buzzers, sensors, resistors, capacitors, inductors, rectifiers, transistors, microcontrollers, microprocessors, ICs, diodes, switches, pushbuttons, fuse, transformers; the list is endless.
Every component holds great value, and the failure of even one small component can cause the entire system to crash.
On a smaller scale, students also engage in developing mini projects for schools and colleges, or even as a hobby. But it’s not always easy to find the desired component in the closest shop or a pre-made kit.
For every electronics enthusiast out there, here’s a list of the top seven websites to buy electronic components in India.
Highly specialised in robotics kits, Robomart has a huge variety of components and DIY kits.
Based in Noida, it has been providing all types of development boards, battery and battery chargers, ICs, motors, sensors, engineering-specific kits, quadcopters and lots of other projects-specific kits since 2007.
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Nevonexpress is an online wholesaler for electronic and mechanical components based in Mumbai. They deal in three broad categories — electronics components, tools and meters, and automation and security.
They sell all types of components including TV parts, PCBs, Motors, soldering instruments, thermal imagers, biometrics and attendance, among others. They also have IoT, robotics, industrial and e-vehicle specific kits and components.
Founded in 2014, Robu deals in electronics hardware and components, robotics, mechanical and DIY products. They host a variety of categories including drone parts, 3D printer parts, bike parts, cameras and others. They also provide self-learning and advanced level kits for different projects.
Other than the bigger kits, they sell multiple sensors, development boards, Raspberry Pi and other components.
Based in Nashik, DNAtechindia is an online and brick and mortar store that provides components in retail and bulk throughout the country. The products they sell are developed in-house.
In addition to project guides for students, they provide kits for home automation, drones, e-bikes and IoT. Sensors, adapters, enclosures, motors, displays, solar panels and other components.
Founded in 2013, Rarecomponents, as the name suggests, provides rare components. The four main categories include electrical, electronics, mechanical and magnets.
They design, manufacture and supply sensors, cables, diodes, transistors, development boards, motors and other components. They have a minimum order requirement for free shipping.
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Electroncomponents is an online retailer based in Bangalore. It deals in ICs, mini components like resistors, transistors, MOSFETs, and others, diodes and rectifiers, power sources, boards and modules, tools, motors and robotics.
As compared to others, their cost is slightly lower, and they also have the criteria of a minimum amount for free shipping.
Based in Mumbai, Evelta provides components at reasonable rates. They deal with products from the top manufacturers like Texas Instruments, STMicroelectronics, Adafruit industries and others.
They have a wide range of categories ranging from kits to individual sensors, connectors, semiconductors, ICs, boards and others.
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