Post Tax Day Relief - Save 15%

Posted by Christian on Apr 17, 2015
Save 15% on your order

For some, tax day is a non-event. You've already submitted your return, maybe even gotten a refund. For others, it's a deadline that looms; a countdown to the inevitable payment that must be made. Depending on your situation, we're here to offer you some relief, or an outlet to dispense some of that money that's burning a hole in your pocket.

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April Fools 2015

Posted by Christian on Apr 1, 2015

After ALL of the other emails, mind-numbing Facebook posts, morning radio talk-show prank calls, and maybe even a joke you pulled on a coworker, you STILL thought we were bringing back 1970’s technology? It’s April 1st!


Well, my friend, the joke is on the rest of the world that didn’t click our clever banner. You are no fool. We appreciate your geeky sense of humor, so we’re rewarding your trekkie curiosity with a 10% discount on an order you place today. That’s right! 10% off almost anything you’d like, because some exclusions* always apply (including ALL Quadraphonic gear sold by MCM).

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Happy 3rd Birthday - The Life of Raspberry Pi

Posted by Christian on Feb 24, 2015

Three years ago today, a credit-card sized computer was released by the Raspberry Pi foundation. While we remember it well, it seems like ages ago that the original arrived, and changed single board computing forever. For a mere $35 and a few common peripherals, kids, adults, teachers and tinkerers could have a fully functioning Linux computer with which to do whatever they liked. Play games, learn to code, or interact with sensors, screens and switches. From there, an entire ecosystem evolved around the board. Prominent GPIO pins allowed for a multitude of add-on boards to fit virtually any need, and uses for the Pi were expanding at a rapid pace. Home theater media centers, time-lapse camera rigs, weather balloons, and bitcoin mining clusters became common projects built with the Pi. [More]

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Dayton Hamvention 2014 Recap

Posted by Christian on May 27, 2014
Thanks for visiting us at Hamvention

We had a great time at Hamvention and want to thank the thousands of you that stopped by the booth to grab a catalog, talk shop or just say “hey”.

Here are some of the pics and videos of the action, both at our booth and elsewhere around the show. It was certainly a crowded space!

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10% Off Sale - Now through Memorial Day (Coupon Code Inside)

Posted by Christian on May 22, 2014

To show appreciation for our men and women who are serving or have served, we're offering 10% off nearly all products through Memorial Day. Get the coupon code after the jump. [More]

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Just Added - Swift Green Replacement Refrigerator Water Filters

Posted by Christian on May 15, 2014

Swift Green water filters provide a healthy, cost effective and eco-friendly alternative to replacing your refrigerator water filter. Coconut husks produce the activated carbon needed to remove impurities from water while also converting the emissions into thermal energy.In addition to being an eco-friendly filter, Swift Green filters cost less than half of OE replacements. At a minimum of 2 filters per year, the savings really adds up! [More]

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The Perfect Case for the DJI Phantom and Blade 350 QX Quadcopter

Posted by Christian on Sep 23, 2013

DJI Phantom quadcopter pilots have determined the 22-24120 Duratool Case is of perfect size to house the uber popular DJI Phantom quadcopter and its accessories. [More]

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Just Released - The Latest D/A Converter from Stellar Labs

Posted by Christian on Jul 12, 2013

Digital to Analog (D/A) converters are required when televisions, DVD or BluRay players provide only digital audio output, but need to be connected to a conventional amplifier. This converter solves that issue. [More]

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Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Case from Cardboard or Cardstock

Posted by Christian on Jun 23, 2013

One of our top selling accessories for the Raspberry Pi is the case. Cases for the Pi come in a multitude of styles, sizes and colors, but they can be costly. Today we're going to build a bare-bones case out of cardboard with supplies you may already have laying around the house. [More]

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Getting Started - Raspberry Pi XBMC

Posted by Christian on Jun 3, 2013

XBMC is a very popular media centre software for the home and was originally designed to run on the original XBOX. XBMC has been developed on a variety of platforms and is always under active development for various devices/platforms. XBMC is free and is open source under the GPL licence and is designed and developed by like minded programmers and volunteers located all around the world. Over the last few years XBMC has been under constant development and has spanned onto a variety of platforms including Linux, MAC OS, Microsoft Windows and many other custom hardware devices. [More]

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