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Some Surplus sources on WWW

Whacky wehirdo products on WWW

Large qty surplus dealers, B2B

Other collections of surplus links

Some Yearly Electronics Fleamarkets/Swapmeets


 

LOW PRICE CCD CAMERAS for your video experiments


Local Seattle/NW surplus stores


Science Equip. Catalogs

Scientific Equipment: surplus dealers



The complete Mad Scientist lab should at the very least have these catalogs:

- AMERICAN SCIENCE SURPLUS/JERRYCO
- HERBACH & RADEMAN (H&R)
- C&H SALES (back in biz again!!)


Others I recommend:

- Electronic Goldmine
- Marlin P. Jones & Assoc.
- Servo Systems (robotics stuff)
- Archie Mcphee (weird toys)
- All Electronics Corp.
- Ramsey Electronics
- Fair Radio Sales
- MWK Ind. (cheap laser stuff)
- Surplus Traders
- DIGI-KEY (non-surplus electronics)
- Mouser (non-surplus electronics)
- Ebay: electronic parts


You can't go wrong in calling ALL these places for their mail-order
catalogs. 

     Marlin P. Jones & Assoc.
     P.O. Box 12685
     Lake Park, FL 33403-0685
     (407) 848-8236
     Fax: (407) 844-8764
     http://www.mpja.com
     (Excellent electronic surpl,
     cheap ccd cameras)

     HERBACH & RADEMAN (H&R)             Sintec Company
     353 Crider Ave.                     28 8th St., Box 410
     Moorestown, NJ                      Frenchtown, NJ 08825
     (856)802-0422                      (800) 526-5960
     Fax: (856)802-0465                 (201) 996-4093
     http://www.herbach.com
     (Excellent electrn surp, motors,
     robots, HV, interesting devices,
     some optics)


     Electronic Surplus (formerly R&D)
     8755 Munson Road #6
     Mentor, OH 44060
     (440) 205-8388
     (surpl electronics, many interesting devices)
     http://www.electronicsurplus.com
     Information: sales1@electronicsurplus.com

     American Science Surplus/Jerryco    MWK Industries 
     PO Box 1030                         1269 W. Pomona, U112
     Skokie, IL 60076                    Corona, CA 91720
     voice: 847-647-0010                 909-278-0563
     fax: 800-934-0722                   http://www.mwklasers.com/
     (Whacko surplus stuff, great        (Excellent & cheap laser stuff)
     catalog, electron, mech, opto)
     http://www.sciplus.com              

     Electronic Goldmine
     PO Box 5408                         Electronic Surplus
     Scottsdale AZ 85261                 Cleveland, OH
     Tel: (602) 451-7454                 http://www.electronicsurplus.com
     Fax: (602) 451-9495
     http://www.goldmine-elec.com/
     (Great catalog, electronic
     parts, Geiger tubes, peltier
     modules, solar cells, kits.)

     Alltronics
     2761 Scott Blvd
     Santa Clara, CA 95050
     408 778 3868,  Fax 408 778 2558
     http://www.altronics.com

     Edlie Electronics                   Circuit Specialists, Inc.
     2700 Hempstead Tpke.                P.O. Box 3047
     Levittown, NY 11756-1443            Scottsdale, AZ 85271-3047
     (800) 645-4722                      (800) 528-1417
     (516) 735-3330                      (602) 966-0764
     http://www.edlieelectronics.com/
     (Cheap test equip, components)


     American Design Components          Fair Radio Sales Co.
     6 Pearl Ct.                         2395 St Johns Rd
     Fairview, NJ 07022                  
     http://www.adc-ast.com/             Lima, OH 45804
                                         fax (419) 227-1313
     MG Electronics                      (419)-227-6573
     6745 Caroline St.                    http://www.fairradio.com/
     Milton, FL 32570                    (War surplus radio stuff)
     Phone 850-983-0320
     e-mail mike a mgte.com
     http://www.mgte.com

     C & H Sales                         Servo Systems
     805 Highland Ave                    115 Main Rd.
     Duarte, CA 91010                    Montville, NJ 07045-0097
     (625)-256-7907                     (800) 922-1103
     http://CandHSurplus.com/           http://www.servosystems.com/
     (Great surp., mil., motors,        ( Surplus motors, Steppers, mech,
     hi volt, opto, electronics)        robotics. )

     Allegro Electronic Systems          All Electronics Corp.
     3 Mine Mountain Rd.                 P.O. Box 567
     Drawer NV                           Van Nuys, CA 90408
     Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754           (818) 904-0524
     (laser stuff, kits)                 allcorp a allcorp.com
                                         http://www.allcorp.com/allcorp/

     Mendelson's Electronics MECI        Wondermagnet (force field)
     340 E First St.                     Colorado
     Dayton, Ohio 45402                  phone: 1-877-944-6247
     phone: 1-800-344-4465               email: ff@wondermagnet.com
     e-mail: meci@meci.com               http://www.wondermagnet.com
     http://www.meci.com                 Surplus supermagnets (cheap!)

     MCM Electronics                     Pioneer Supply Co., Inc.
     650 Congress Park Dr.               3524 Charlotte St.
     Centerville, OH  45459-4072         Pittsburgh, PA  15201 
     800-543-4330                        Tel : 412. 678. 2300
     513-434-6959                        FAX : 412. 687. 0091 

     Surplus Center                      Meredith Instruments 
     1015 West "O" Street                (Cheap Laser stuff!)
     P.O. Box 82209                      1-800-722-0392.
     Lincoln, NE  68501-2209 
     402-474-4055   402-474-5198
     http://www.surpluscenter.com

     Edmund Scientific                   Johnstone Associates
     101 E. Gloucester Pike              101 State St. Ste. 162
     Barrington, NJ 00807-1380           Los Altos, CA 94022
     609-573-6250                        (used vacuum, sci. equipt)
     (Sci edu, opt, expensive surplus)
     http://www.edsci.com

     Small Parts, Inc.                   Surplus Sales
     13980 NW 58th Court                 1502 Jones St.
     P.O. Box 4650                       Omaha, NE 68102
     Miami Lakes, FL 33014-0650          www.surplussales.com
     (305)-557-7955                      Ham radio parts, High voltage
     (Excellent catalog. Small gears,    connectors, HV capacitors
     bearings, shafts, drive belts,  
     everything for mech. prototypes)

     Salvage Tech                         The Surplus Shed
     San Diego CA                         8408 Allentown Pike
     858-673-8324                         Blandon, PA 19510
     http://www.salvagetech.com           877-778-7758
                                          http://surplusshed.com/
                                          (Lots of surplus optics, some
                                          exotic stuff, some electronics.)

     SURPLUS TRADERS                     SHF Microwave
     PO Box 276                          7102 W 500 S
     Alburg, VT 05440                    La Porte Indiana 46350
     (514)-739-9328                      http://www.shfmicro.com
     http://www.surplustraders.net       (Microwave RF Parts and equip for 
                                         hams & experimenters)


ELECTRONICS SUPPLIERS (NON-SURPLUS)

Get DIGIKEY, Jameco, and MOUSER catalogs at the very least.

Also try OCTOPART.COM partnumber search on several companies

     Allied Electronics            Large electronics supply catalog
     http://www.alliedelec.com
     1-800-433-5700

     Allegro Semiconductor          Took over Sprague Semiconductor.
     http://www.allegromicro.com    Linear hall effect chips, stepper
                                    drive chips, power op-amps.

     All Electronics Corp.         Some cheap components, lots of surplus
     P.O. Box 567
     Van Nuys, CA 90408
     (818) 904-0524

     Arrow Electronics             Large supply catalog (mostly semi)
     http://www.arrow.com

     Avnet Electronics             Large supply catalog (mostly semi)
     http://www.avnet.com/em

     BG Micro                      ICs, parts, motors, proto, PIC, AVR,
     http://www.bgmicro.com             ooPic, RF, audio, opto.

     Circuit Specialists           PCB supplies, test equip, parts, kits
     220 S. Country Club Dr #2     rf modules, classroom parts kitting
     Mesa, AZ 85210
     800.528.1417
     http://www.circuitspecialists.com/

     Dataq, famous $25 A/D converter (data acquisition system)
     241 Springside Drive Suite 200
     Akron, OH  44333
     1-800-553-9006

     Digi-Key Corporation           Highly recommended.  Fair prices,
     701 Brooks Ave. South          very *fast* shipping, monthly catalog
     P.O. Box 677
     Thief River Falls, MN 56701-0677
     (800) 344-4539
     (218) 681-6674
     http://www.digikey.com
     Easylink: 62827914
     Telex II: 9103508982 "DIGI-KEY CORP"
     Fax: (218) 681-3380

     Edlie Electronics              Cheap test equipment, lots
     2700 Hempstead Tpke.           of components
     Levittown, NY 11756-1443
     (800) 645-4722
     (516) 735-3330

     ELECTRONIX

     Gateway Electronics             Components, etc.  Blue PNP film for
     9222 Chesapeake Dr.             making PC boards with photocopy
     San Deiego, CA 92123
     858-279-6802
     http://www.gatewayelectronics.com

     Gateway Electronics
     2220 Welsch Industrial Ct.
     St. Louis, MO 63146
     800-669-5810
     http://www.gatewayelectronics.com

     Halted Specialties Co. (HSC)       Surplus electronics, components,
     3500 Ryder Street                  computer peripherals.
     Santa Clara, CA 95051
     http://www.halted.com
    +1-800-4-HALTED Orders only
    +1-408-732-1573 inside California and outside US

     Future Electronics             Large supply catalog (mostly semi)
     http://www.future-active.com/

     Jameco Electronics             Cheap PC source, some electronics
     1355 Shoreway Rd.              components, ICs, etc.  Cheap
     Belmont, CA 94002              prototyping boards, power supplies,
     (415) 592-8097                 etc.
     http://www.jameco.com
     Telex: 176043
     Fax: (415) 592-2503

     JDR Microdevices               Cheap PC source, some electronics
     110 Knowles Dr.                TTL, Linear ICs
     Los Gatos, CA 95030
     http://www.jdr.com
     (800) 538-5000
     (408) 866-6200
     Telex: 171-110
     Fax: (408) 378-8927

     Magnet Sales                    All sorts of magnets, ceramic, Alnico,
     1-800-421-6692                  neodymium.  Get their catalog.
     http://www.magnetsales.com

     Mendelson Electronics           Surplus in Dayton
     340 E First St
     Dayton, OH 45402
     http://www.meci.com/
     800-344-4465
     fax 937-461-3391
     Mouser Electronics              Another good new-parts catalog.
     2401 Hwy. 287 North
     Mansfield, TX 76063
     (800) 346-6873
     (800) 992-9943 (to order a catalog)
     (201) 328-3322
     Fax: (817) 483-0931
     http://www.mouser.com

     Newark Electronics            Large electronics supply catalog
     http://www.newark.com

     NTE Replacement Semi            Cross reference for semiconductors
     http://www.nteinc.com/


     Proto-Pic UK                  Hobbyist parts catalog, prototyping
     RelChron Limited
     Units 21-22 Business Centre, Myregormie Pl.
     Mitchelston Indus. Estate
     Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK, KY1 3NA
     +44 (0) 1592 572093
     http://www.proto-pic.co.uk/


     American Microsemi              Obsolete/discontinued semiconductors
     http://www.americanmicrosemi.com

     Unicorn Electronics             Interesting audio-storage and other ICs
     1142 State Route 18
     Aliquippa, Pa. 15001
     800-824-3432
     unielect@aol.com 



SOME SOURCES OF CHEAP SURPLUS OPTICAL DEVICES & EQUIPMENT

The Surplus Shed Lots of surplus optics, lens/mirror/eyepieces 8408 Allentown Pike telescope/microscope, some exotic stuff Blandon, PA 19510 877-778-7758 http://surplusshed.com/ Anderson Lasers, Inc. Ind. and Sci. lasers, new and used. 288 West Royalton Road Not hobbyist. Broadview Heights, OH 44147 http://www.andersonlasers.com/ Colorado Photonics New & used research optics & test equip. http://www.coloradophotonics.com Edmund Scientific Corp Ask for their optics catalog. Wide 101 E. Gloucester Pike variety of sci. and edu. equipment, Barrington, NJ 00807-1380 comprehensive optics supplies 609-573-6250 Harbor Freight Tools Night Vision Scopes under $100, microscope, 3491 MISSION OAKS BLVD cheap laser pointers Camarillo, CA 93011 800-423-2567 1-805-445-4791 http://www.harborfreight.com/ Images Company Holography supplies, lasers, power PO Box 140742 supplies, steppers, optics Dept N Staten Island, NY 10314 718-698-8305 Junktronics laser surplus http://www.junktronics.com eBay only ( Calif, USA) Kevin Criqui 1-408-210-6614 Laser Surplus Sales 214-824-LASER http://www.lasersurplus.com/ Meredith Instruments Low price lasers & supplies http://www.mi-lasers.com/index1.html 1-800-722-0392. Midwest Laser Products New and use laser equipt, inexpensive PO Box 2187 beginner's systems. Bridgeview, IL 60455 708-460-9595 MWK Industries Cheap Laser stuff 1269 West Pomona, U112 Corona, CA 91720 909-278-0563 http://www.mwklasers.com/
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