A handful of new products, an ingenious tutorial, and SparkFun's first class!
For awhile now, we've been offering classes on various topics to friends and family of SparkFun. We are now opening them up to the public! Our first class is December 3rd, 2008 at the SparkFun office and will cover surface mount soldering. This is the first of growing offerings in our new classes category.
If you've ever soldered a header or connector into a PCB, you've probably experienced how tricky it can be to get the thing centered, straight, and flush. Our in house QC manager found an ingenious solution so that all of your headers will be mounted cleanly onto your PCB. Checkout this new tutorial!
The NXC2600 is one of our most versatile development platforms. Consisting of two boards - an LCD board and a baseboard - this platform can run both Linux 2.6 and Windows CE 5.0 and features a rich set of peripheral interfaces. It is part of our new NXC category of development tools.
This transceiver module allows you to send/receive serial data over your powerlines. Similar to the X10, but with several advantages including bidirectional communication at up to 19200bps and the ability to query remote devices.
What's blue, thin, and will fit in your front pocket? No, not Smurfette. It's the new 5V Arduino Pro! This board is very much like the Skinny, but with all the features to be a full-fledged Arduino board.
Speaking of blue and skinny, the new 5V Arduino Pro Mini is even thinner (0.8 mm) and much like the Wee, but with enough features to be a fully certified Arduino.
An inexpensive 5Hz GPS receiver using MediaTek chipset! Outputs an incredible amount of position information 5 times per second and can track up to 32 satellites at one time.
We have a bunch of new gadgets from Pololu. Motors, wheels, motor drivers, and more!