In this follow-up, I’ll show you the (mostly) finished project, talk about what I used, what I learned along the way, and just how much fun it is to have a robot that throws candy bars with unwavering accuracy and consistency.
If you’re a D&D player, you probably see what I did there. If not, read on, brave adventurer!
It seems this Halloween we once again have additional considerations to take into account. I'm focusing on handing out candy to trick-or-treaters while maintaining proper social distancing.
Some people have a hard time getting a good night's sleep in a strange bed, but nobody wants to wake up exhausted when they're on traveling. I decided to see if I could remedy this issue with a few SparkFun parts and a fast 3D print.
My friend's young son's latest obsession became my latest project, with a salvaged stepper motor, a couple of servos, and a bit of ingenuity.
Buttons and switches are some of the basic blocks of a project and we have plenty to offer, as well as some interesting circuits to use them on!
I think my favorite memory of Sparkfun was when I took the tour of the facility (I think it was either 2017 or 2018), and met a few of the…
Like so many projects I've tried to undertake using SF products. I repeat the procedures as written only to find that something that is…
To share a point of amusement: Last year I put together a presentation on the Apollo Guidance System that took men to the Moon in 1969. Due…
Hmm. Looking through this blog post, it looks like Alex left the 3D models for the case in the GitHub repo for anyone to print =>…
Where can I get the case? It is nice to see the hardware for a UI for a project but I want the case to put it into. It looks like the case…
Nice catch. I just fixed it. It should be pushed by the end of today to reflect the new firmware v01.00.02. ;D
Easy EDA does some wacky things if your doing a double sided board and you place different components on the same X and Y but on different…
In addition to KiCad, I've also used gEDA and [been ab]used [by] Eagle. gEDA was an "open source" solution, mainly used on Linux, but last I…
Great question! Yes, there is: at the top right-hand side of the designer you'll find a little file icon with a "G" on it that will allow…
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What a cool thing 20 years! My first time seeing SparkFun was at MakerFaire in San Mateo, CA. So much fun talking and buying stuff, I wanted…