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Using the new SparkFun ProDriver, a pair of stepper motors and some mirror acrylic, I created a solar cooker that tracks the sun as it crosses the sky, guaranteeing optimal efficiency from your solar barbecue.

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Add color to your projects with analog LED strips!

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Long exposure experiments with dancers, EL Wire suits, an LED and DSLR camera.

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I have finally gotten the hardware in (mostly) working order for my wacky fiber optic light suit. Let's check out what I've done!

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Details from a project upgrading an old incandescent lamp to utilize addressable LEDs

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Check out our latest tutorial on levitating magnets and creating a wireless light!

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Are you crystal, gem or mineral collector? Display them in style with an underlit display.

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This visually pleasing project has endless possibilities for customization and design.

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Let's figure out just how fast we can push data through APA102 pixels. Then let's look at what we can do with super fast lights.

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A simple and inexpensive way to add a little flare to some thrift store treasures.

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Instead of buying expensive, one-color LED kits to attach to your helmet, use SparkFun addressable LEDs!

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Don't have time to make a costume this year? We have you covered with this cute, super-quick costume for all ages!

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Using slow shutter-speed photography to capture sound waveforms

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