Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.

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SparkFun joins a slew of websites across the net protesting the FCC's plans to gut Net Neutrality

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The Move Is On!

Please hang with us as we get settled in at our new digs.

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We are selling our "older" reflow oven for the low low price of $2000 or a reasonable offer.

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Things are about to change forever for SparkFun!

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Net neutrality and the open internet: why it's important, how it's at risk today, and what you can do about it right now.

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SparkFun moves up to a "real building" - business ensues

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With SparkFun moving forward, we take a glance at the past.

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Wrangling our free shipping program into shape.

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A shake-up at GitHub highlights ongoing gender bias in the tech industry, prompting a response from SparkFun

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SparkFun has reacted quickly to protect ourselves and our customers against the Heartbleed vulnerability

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How SparkFun has maintained a high dog:human ratio as the company has grown up.

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The devs switch underlying databases for SparkFun.com and somehow, miraculously, the sky stays put firmly up above.

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Celebrating our influences to inspire a new generation of women in STEM

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I agree. The basic schematic part symbols look very descriptive of their corresponding parts: a capacitor symbol looks like two parallel…
The zig-zag symbol is the ANSI (US) style, and the open rectangle symbol is the IEC (International) style. See…
Great feedback, as always :) Good point on the scientific notion. I assumed it would be understood, but I don’t think I learned about it…
First, thanks for showing the number of electrons needed for an Ampere of current, but you really don’t need to know “scientific notation”…
Thank God you decided against using Parylene. I am not sure why you think this is easy to remove or who have you really consulted on this.…
When will there be an Autonomous combat robot competition at AVC?
Suggestion; when assembling something that involves a screen, I would take the protective film off last to minimize scratching until turned…
That has not been my experience. I was unable to fix a board, or even test potential problem components due to this stuff. It gets…
This wouldn’t prevent tinkering, the coating comes off easy enough with an Xacto blade and, unlike some coatings, it’s clear which allows…
The speaker accessory would also be a good item to carry so customers don’t have to go to another site to get all the pieces they want.…

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