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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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First, thanks for showing the number of electrons needed for an Ampere of current, but you really don’t need to know “scientific notation”…
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That has not been my experience. I was unable to fix a board, or even test potential problem components due to this stuff. It gets…
This wouldn’t prevent tinkering, the coating comes off easy enough with an Xacto blade and, unlike some coatings, it’s clear which allows…
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