Importing custom artwork into a PCB CAD program is a fun way to personalize your board.

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We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?

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How to set up an Arduino as an in-system programmer (ISP) and program an Atmel ATtiny84A to blink

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The nRF52832 Breakout, SmartiPi Touch, Serial-Controlled Motor Driver and RedBearLab BLE Nano Kit round out today's brand new products! Happy Friday!

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Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.

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The case for formalizing free exploration opportunities

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Is it time to make smart devices dumber?

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Build an effects pedal or analog equalizer using the SparkFun Proto Pedal!

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There are two basic ways to connect electronic components with two terminals: series and parallel. In this episode, we examine those two types of circuits and show how to calculate equivalent resistance.

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Sorry Nate, not quite right. The 300 bps was not because the telephone carbon mics couldn’t handle higher frequencies but more a result of…
Cool! Now I know why my pre-OBI II GM fuel injection communicates at 8192 baud!! Thanks!
Totes, bruh. How could I forget? Added to the carousel!
My question isn’t “Why did we end up using 9600 instead of 10,000, or perhaps 8192 (213) bps?”, but “Why do we still use 9600 as a default…
Bruh! You forgot to showcase THE best product (if I say so myself) for this topic. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12651
I dont think this is entirely true.. Saying that “The worst-case for acoustic couplers talking to carbon microphones is somewhere around 300…
I have a 2270 I re-lamped a few years back. Sadly, the effort did not meet your criteria #2! I will use the info here (great find on the…
Whew that was bad editing on my part. I glanced over the UMSL’s description too quickly. It was really confusing. I’ve fixed the caption and…
I remember needing to upgrade 8251’s in the mid 80’s to 16450’s and later 16550’s to get more speed!

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