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  #1945836 24-Jan-2018 09:09

Old desktop computer power supplies are an excellent source of components, if you don't mind "ratting" them.

Often easier and far less frustrating than driving to Jaycar just to buy a single resistor. And they have things like high current fast rise time low loss diodes, which Jaycar would charge heaps for, if they even stocked them.

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  #1945857 24-Jan-2018 09:32
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wow thanks everyone for the great responses!



What country have you come from? Ive always wondered what the situation is like in oz and us.... 



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Wannabe Geek

  #1946533 25-Jan-2018 12:42
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in the UK and US pretty much everything you can wish for is available for next day guaranteed delivery...    How i'm going to survive in NZ without amazon i'm yet to come to terms with.. :-)

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  #1946875 25-Jan-2018 21:20
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We have Amazon too. Just not Yet. So it takes a few days to get things.

And those annoying merchants in the Amazon Marketplace who won't ship to New Zealand? That's why we have YouShop (, or look elsewhere in this blog).

And if you buy from Amazon through Geekzone, Geekzone gets a commission.

Welcome to NZ and to Geekzone!

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