KOBA electronics in Singapore

KOBA electronics in Singapore

JRL writes –

We saw so many MAKE articles on Surplus/Electronics paradises in the US, I thought I’d contrast it a bit by showing what Electronics shopping looks like in South East Asia. (“Part Mining” is meant literally here!). Maybe the most impressive diy electronics paradise in Singapore is a tiny, well hidden shop in People’s Park Center, 101 Upper Cross Street, Suite #03-06, near the Financial district and in walking distance of the tourist hubs like Funan Center and Clarke Quay. Rather small in size, I am perfectly confident to say that not one other shop in the world has reached this packing density.

KOBA Electronics – Link.

10 thoughts on “KOBA electronics in Singapore

  1. DABono says:

    The Akihabara district in Tokyo also has lots of component vendors like this. There’s row after row of stalls, some specializing in certain components, while others have a little bit of everything. It’s a Maker’s paradise.

  2. japroach says:

    needs more high res pics

  3. JerdKing says:

    Anyone know of places like this on the east coast?

  4. Petestrash says:

    They have plenty of these types of shops in Singapore. There is a large number of them in Sim Lim Tower (10 Jln Besar) and Sim Lim Square (1 Rochor Canal Rd) shopping centres.


  5. Christian says:

    Link is broken :-(

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