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Parts & Supplies

The MATE Center does not endorse any one supplier.  These links are provided as guidance and for ideas as your team builds their ROV.  Please use common sense and consumer savvy when visiting the sites below.  If there is a link that you believe we should add to this list, please contact us

The Official MATE Center Store

Suppliers local to our region:


These are national or international suppliers with online stores:

All Electronics Corporation

American Science & Surplus - interesting collection of science equipment you didn't know you needed

Apogee Electronic Kits and Tools

Ben Meadows - Products and supplies for the outdoor professional, including water samplers, thermometers, and other sensors.

Brodhead Garrett - Science and technical education supplies

Davis Instruments 

DigiKey - huge selection of electronic components

Dwyer Instruments


Frey Scientific - Classroom science supplies

Grainger Industrial Supply - Industrial supply super-store 

Harbor Freight - Inexpensive tools and equipment

Jameco Electronics

Jameco Robot Store

MakerShed - MAKE Magazine's component and device store

McMaster-Carr - Industrial supply super-store

Radio Shack

Robot Shop

SparkFun Electronics

Vernier Software & Technology

WayTek - Wire and electrical supply

West Marine