The new Qwiic Twist is here along with a new USB-C Serial Basic Breakout and a few others!

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An overview of America's most eclectic robotics competition

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We get by with a little help from our friends, specifically Adam Carlson.

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The new RPLIDAR is here, and a new WiFi IR board "blasts" onto the scene!

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How to eschew the Arduino IDE for a combination of and Arduino command-line tool (Arduino CLI) and a professional code editor (Visual Studio Code).

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We get by with a little help from our friends, specifically Sam Povilus.

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We get by with a little help from our friends, specifically Jesse Brockmann.

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We introduce a new Arduino Pro Mini utilizing the nRF52840 and Qwiic, a Qwiic Expansion Board for Onion Omega, and a USB-C Breakout and connector!

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Lumos! Here are my experiences 3D-printing a "magical" illuminated wand theatrical prop for my students' performance.

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We get by with a little help from our friends, specifically Ron Justin.

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We get by with a little help from our friends, specifically Scott Tattersall.

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20% off most of our catalog through 11/26!

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On this special product post preceding Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we have two different versions of our new SparkFun LTE Shield, a Qwiic Cable Kit and a Qwiic-to-Grove Adapter Cable.

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It's time to bounce that old tennis ball out of your garage, and up your game with this simple project that lets you know exactly where to stop when pulling in to your garage.

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Another new stereo camera, a SparkFun Original LoRa Gateway and the Arduino Uno WiFi R2!

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I recently figured out how to make a custom-shaped screen using an ESP32 and DMX512 over ArtNet. Let's check it out.

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Pretty quiet around here at 7 a.m. Maybe I can whip up a quick python-fueled, Pi-based bot? Oh, yeah - hot glue features prominently in this build.

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I would go one step further and put the address(es) right on the board silkscreen. In this case, where there is an address jumper, put it…
Good article but I might suggest that electrical engineering is something you to go to college for.. You don’t play around and suddenly…
I’ve never priced a flying probe tester, we typically pay for that type of testing with some of the proto designs, at the board house or…
Enlarging the image, I finally noticed that it appears that both the TX and RX lines on the “SERIAL COM” connector are wired to the source…
Yeah, we might should try “replace the USB cable” right after “check that the power is plugged in”! ;-) (Amazing how many “problems” are…
Hey John, Good catch, but sorry, not the one. I totally didn’t even think of heat sinks while designing this, or after using it so many…
Hey Madbodger, Thanks for commenting! What do you mean by strapping? I’m guessing, like a jumper option? If so, that’s an interesting…
Hey jma89, Good guess. Thanks for looking at my design! I can see how it looks that way in the picture. Although there are some slightly…
Hey Haathi, Thanks for commenting! Good eye for sure. But sorry, that isn’t the design flaw I’m looking for. It isn’t an actual assembly…
Hi Pete! Here are a few things I noticed: - The vias aren’t tented. Many of them land in the middle of silkscreen component values, making…

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