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Any FCC certified module needs a tin can to protect and prevent RF emissions. Check out how we did it for Artemis!

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Learn how we created our own SMD module using PCB tips and tricks for blind and buried vias.

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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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Recently, a team from the St. Vrain Innovation Center assembled its first custom PCB design with the help of SparkFun. This is the story behind their project and their experience.

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A quick guide to using and personalizing Eagle configuration script files to tailor settings to your needs.

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Join us for part two of our in-depth look at testbed design at SparkFun. Here, we focus on the hardware design choices for our in-house testing tool, the Flying Jalapeno.

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It took a year to take a mess of wires, hardware and WiFi dependency and turn it into a new solution to monitor plants and the environment anywhere without a WiFi password. This is BLE-IOP.

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Remixing Anouk Wipprecht's Kitty Ear soldering project shared on OSHPARK and Shapeways.

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I just finished writing the first of several EAGLE web utilities, let me introduce you to Buzzard Label Maker!

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Check out the new and improved, tightened-up SparkFun Eagle libraries - now with uniformity, verified packages and documentation!

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Importing custom artwork into a PCB CAD program is a fun way to personalize your board.

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Tips and tricks to turn your drab PCB design into a snazzy work of art!

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With a few pieces of machinery, you can make your very own solder paste stencils to aid in surface-mount soldering.

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