The trail-ready lightning detector has been out in the wild getting some good use. As summer nears its end, it is a great time to take the project back to the drawing board and figure out what should be upgraded, what should be added and what can be removed – just in time for some fall outdoor adventures!

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This summer I went on a tear setting up connected devices in my house with one goal; simplifying the mundane tasks of owning a house. The whole project has got me automating as much as I can, but also non-connected solutions are springing up as well. In this Enginursday, I build a roof over my new connected outdoor outlet.

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We have everything you need to get started and go pro with your 3D printing.

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The new Raspberry Pi Qwiic Starter Kit is here, along with new 3D printing products from Lulzbot. We round out the day with six new reversible USB cables!

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The SparkFun Edge is now shipping! With it, we also have a new DMX to LED Shield for your SparkFun Thing Plus, the new Taz Pro 3D Printer, high-grade flex sensors from Bend Labs, and some headers and cables!

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Hop on the I2C BUS and let's build Escape Room puzzles Qwiic!

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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It's like clap-on, clap-off, but nerdier.

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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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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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I needed a positionable desk lamp and I had a bin full of heads on my desk. Add in Halloween, and I can now see what I'm soldering!

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Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!

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I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.

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Follow along as I attempt to build a ceramic 3D printer using OS plans I found online.

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How about some drone-style footage, indoors and without a drone? With a 3D printer and a few simple components, it might be easier than it sounds!

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This visually pleasing project has endless possibilities for customization and design.

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Try adding a LED strip to your 3D printer for better lighting with this quick and simple solution!

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A large Summer Solstice Sale, a new 3D printer, five new CNC machines, and three little sensor boards. It's a big Friday!

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