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Jaycar Electronics kicks off Tech Fest in its new concept store

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Jaycar Electronics has opened its new concept store in Sydney and kicked off its Tech Fest which will run all weekend where customers can enjoy free workshops and take advantage of special daily offers.

The new 420-square metre concept store, located in the Central Park Mall in Broadway, has more than 7,000 active product lines including smart products and all the bits and pieces you need to complete your own projects.

Tech Fest runs until June 16 and will give customers the opportunity to take a look at the community areas and Maker Space where ideas and projects can come to life.

Customers will also enjoy giveaways and hot chips along with special sessions for kids.

The workshops will include:

𝗕𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗢𝘄𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝗱𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗼 𝗦𝗻𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗚𝗮𝗺𝗲1pm Fri/Sat/Sun

Remember the game on the old Nokia phones? This step-by-step workshop explains how to build it yourself using an Arduino board and a few modules. There’s the option to purchase the parts afterwards at a discount. Suitable for beginners and ages 8 and up.

𝗥𝗮𝘀𝗽𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗿𝘆 𝗣𝗶 𝗔𝗿𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲3pm Fri/Sat/Sun

A demonstration about how you can use Raspberry Pi to build yourself your very own arcade machine, so you can play Galaga, Asteroids, Pacman and more. Suitable for all ages.

𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿6pm Fri/Sat/Sun

A 15-minute hands on lesson teaching the correct soldering basics to get started. Suitable for novices. Ages 8 and up. Parental supervision required for customers under 16.

Email broadway@jaycar.com.auor call 02 8066 0400 to reserve your place.

Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech will be working with Jaycar Electronics as a tech ambassador and will work with the company to create how-to videos and take part in in-store activity offering advice to customers and also creating his own projects.