We use 0603 SMD packages but the electronics world uses much smaller sized components.

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A celebration of our community, and the reason we're here

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We give you stuff. You give us stuff. Everyone wins!

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If you order batteries from us, you'll want to read this.

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Or, what happens when you literally break the mold.

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Let's welcome Glenn Samala to his crazy new family.

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Making strides in workplace diversity

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We want to educate everyone. That means helping the government when they ask.

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When New York has a ghost problem they call the Ghostbusters. When you have problems using a SparkFun part, who you gonna call?

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These electrifying little devices are getting more restricted by the year.

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Let's take a look at which OS(s) our engineers and customers prefer.

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Some surprising findings about a recent product release

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Let's check out some stats about recent tutorial usage

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