Operating Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 4:45pm
Friday: 8:30am to 4:45pm – Closed between 12:00pm and 2:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 12:00pm(closed on long weekends and public holidays)

Line of Business: Electronic Components Distributor

Established: December 1991

Company Registration Number: 199103430123

Vat Registration Number: 4730134907
About Us
Established in 1991, Rabtron is a leading South African Electronic Components retailer.

We offer an extensive range of Electronic components, Electronic Tools, and test and measurement equipment.

Our diverse product range ensures that most clients enjoy a one stop convenience for obtaining electronic components to suit various applications.

visit our retail shop, or buy online through our secure online shopping portal.



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  Online Parts International A very big trend for some time now is for the home DIYer to build his own switched mode power supply.  These power supplies when run from the mains electrical supply if not designed by a professional company which specialises in mains switching circuits can be downright deadly. Why not try a few […]



Online Parts International Promotions Catalogue This is an affiliates page which hopefully will pay for the maintenance of this website one way or another.  Having personally tested the Dc-DC 10-32V to 12-35V mobile switcher it works very well – note though that the power supply does not have isolated (-) and (+) poles.  The input (-) and […]



Analog Ian – “The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing.” We have a sister website call Analog Ian – please go there and support us. The Analog Ian website Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (24 November 1808 – 29 September 1890) “The more it changes, the more it’s […]

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The Akai M8 Crossfield Head Recorder Dedication Those who were around in the 1960s will remember the furor caused when this machine came to market. I dedicate this article to my late father Chris whom had one. The Akai M8 was not the best machine out there, neither was it supposed to be at the price point […]



The triple B factfinder’s column – Bullshit Breakfast Club Google has unwittingly inspired many armchair wannabes to become experts in most fields, specifically dominating the IT, mechanical and electrical engineering industries but having its origins we believe in politics. The ability to write well, stick a bun on the back of your head and behave with an […]



Autonomous Cars – embracing the inevitable Let’s face it, we all dream about it but know it can’t happen – a self driving car! Yet, this is on the cards. Mercedes, Kia, Toyota, Ford, Audio, BMW, Volvo, you name it, they all have a car which can drive autonomously. “Not on our roads though” say the authorities. […]



On the Edge – amplifier design Isn’t it frustrating to shop for the ultimate sound system on a limited budget. You see one, you hear one and that one on the next rung up always sounds that little bit better.  Fortunately we have good news. It’s all in the mind. Anyone being an avid reader of any […]

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NCAP Vs Driver Safety Vs Safest Cars on the Road Although there is no doubt that cars with high safety standards are a feather in the manufacturer’s cap it can also be said that many argue about the reliability of some of these cars and indeed, gauging by the number of comments posted by readers on some […]

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