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What do you do after the SparkFun Inventor's Kit? The world of electronics using Arduino is vast – here are a few tutorials to help take your projects to the next level!

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USB-to-serial UART bridges like the CH340 make it easier to upload code to an Arduino and pass serial data to/from your computer. Make sure to install the respective drivers before getting started.

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We took a crew down to CU Boulder to check out all of the capstone and graduate projects that were presented to the public!

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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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Control your RedBot programmed with Arduino using the wireless joystick and a pair of XBees!

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Control your micro:bot wirelessly using MakeCode's radio blocks.

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Check out Feldi's favorite back-to-school project finds for fall project inspiration.

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A SparkFun Community Partner introduces Makey Makeys, soldering stations and maker technology to students and teachers at a vocational center overseas.

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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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After working hard to build the exterior of their energy-efficient model home, students at Colorado School of Mines start on the electrical system using SparkFun hardware.

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There are two basic ways to connect electronic components with two terminals: series and parallel. In this episode, we examine those two types of circuits and show how to calculate equivalent resistance.

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Power is the rate of doing work, and for electricity, that means the rate in which energy is converted in a circuit.

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Let's look at the resistor and how it affects current and voltage in a circuit. Here's a hint: if you know two of either voltage, current or resistance, you can solve for the third.

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In this episode, we'll explore how electric current flows through a circuit.

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Over the next few weeks, we'll explore the basics behind electricity in a series of videos.

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SparkFun pays a visit to iD Tech (& it makes our own childhood summer camp lanyard-weaving look really bad)

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This was my first year at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, and it was amazing. Here's a quick re-cap of the events

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How to make your own seismometer to measure ground activity, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

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