The Best Cyber Monday Deals for Makers

The Best Cyber Monday Deals for Makers

Whether you missed Black Friday, or you’re back for more savings, Cyber Monday is here, and so are the deals.

Whether you’re gifting parts to your favorite Maker, using components in a holiday project of your own, or simply stocking up, Cyber Monday is your best opportunity to find deals on the parts you need. We’ve scoured the web for the best Maker deals to share with you, so read on to save big.

Maker Shed


Be sure to check Maker Shed’s Cyber Monday deals between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. PST for hourly deals while supplies last.


CHIPThe $9 crowdfunded computer is getting knocked down to just $8 for Cyber Monday. Use the code GETCHIP to, well, get C.H.I.P.


In addition to free items while they last and free shipping based on cost and location, Adafruit will be giving 15% off all items through the end of the day. Use code CYBERMONDAY15 at checkout.

Now’s a great time to stock up on NeoPixels or try out that new Adafruit breakout board or module you’ve been eyeing.


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From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MST on Cyber Monday, Sparkfun is offering tons of deals, organized by the amount of the discount. You can check out what’s up on their Cyber Monday page now.


Woot boasts great deals on electronics year-round. For the holidays, they’re offering to ship your loot for free through December 14 for a single $5 payment. Woot! While not specific to electronics (you can peruse those deals separately), they do have a special page for Cyber Monday deals.


A staff favorite, ThinkGeek is offering 30% off and free shipping for Cyber Monday.


You’ll definitely want to check out Pololu’s A-Star Arduino-compatible boards (they’re 30% off, limit of 5 per item), especially if you have higher or lower than usual voltage supply requirements, as well as their micro motors, wheels of different sizes, motor drivers, and other robotics and motion control modules. Their sale ends tonight at 11:59 PST, so get ’em while they’re hot.


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It’s worth looking deeper in Servocity’s product catalog ahead of time. They carry a lot of goodies you won’t find elsewhere, such as a great selection of pan and tilt kits, joystick hardware, linear actuators, servo and motor controllers, and R/C components. I suppose they carry everything you would expect from a company that calls themselves ServoCity.

Their deal highlights include 20% off all Hitec servos, up to 30% off many of their Actobotics components, 25% off robot kits and gripper kits, 65% off wiring, and free shipping on orders over $50. Check out their flyer and then head to the site.


While some of their deals are in-store only, Microcenter has plenty of steals available on their site featured in their extended Black Friday sale.


Newegg has literally hundreds of deals for PC parts, laptops, accessories, and other gadgets. Head to their Cyber Monday sale to check it out.

Amazon Electronics

Another site that often has year-round deals, Amazon isn’t missing a beat for Cyber Monday. Check out their electronics deals to see what’s featured.

Best Buy

In addition to their featured deals updated every week, Best Buy has a special page for Cyber Monday with savings up to 50%. Don’t worry about minimum order requirements — Best Buy is shipping your haul for free all holiday season long.


PiperBot, a Minecraft computer kit that teaches engineering skills, is $30 off when you use the discount count CYBERBOT. Although you’ll need to hurry, they’ve limited the code to the first 75 claims.

Arrow Electronics

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Arrow Electronics is offering up “Cyborg Monday” deals until 11:59 p.m. CST. Use the code CYBORGMONDAY to get 10% off and free domestic U.S. shipping on orders over $199.

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