The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.

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We've partnered with 14-year-old whiz kid Quin Etnyre to bring his first Kickstarter to life!

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In honor of Manufacturing Day 2014 (Friday, October 3rd) - We take a look at how SparkFun puts a dozen or so new products on the website each week.

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Few funding campaigns pull heartstrings while actually doing measurable good. Jerry, impressively, is doing both.

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Build your own Vacuum Molding machine and start making plastic parts in your home shop!

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I’ve used the PIR/MP3 Trigger setup before, and it has been glorious! Picture this among a row of wig heads…
Sorry about that - we just didn’t have the repository public. Should be working now!
The link to the code on github is bad… Has it just not been uploaded yet? I’m looking for the one for the motion sensor/mp3 trigger.…
Note, the pull request is on Liz’s personal repo linked above, not the “official” sparkfun repo that was shown over the video. (Just so you…
Ah, Robert.. we hardly knew ye. Thanks for bringing a lot of clarity to so many of us when we were n00bs with your product demos. I think…
I’m sufficiently handy with most things wood and electrical that I find myself wanting to create my own very custom tables, lighting…
Awesome, thanks so much! It’s greatly appreciated.
I know you are about to go on air, but I’ve submitted a pull request for the code on github. I don’t expect you to review it before going to…
They’re not bottom emitting, but they aren’t super bright to begin with. They’re definitely visible at night, and you can hardly see them in…
Are those bottom emitting LEDs shining directly into the board? If so, that’s a really clever way to not be obnoxious with LED light.

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