Deck out your Sphero RVR robot with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, remote pan-tilt camera, and some Qwiic components!

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New kits for Sphero RVR are now shipping, and the micro:bit Club Kit and new PICkit 4 are available too! We also have a special surprise for the last day of our Week of Deals Sale...

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A new Feather-compatible Artemis Thing Plus is available, along with the SparkFun Edge 2! We also have a new Qwiic-enabled Motor Driver and a USB 2.0 microphone.

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As announced yesterday, our JetBot Kits are now shipping, along with our DLI Course Kit. Let's take a closer look!

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We're shipping the SparkFun JetBot AI Kit (with and without a Jetson Nano), as well as a Deep Learning Institute Course Kit to help you dive into machine learning and artificial intelligence!

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Sparking the Fun

A treatise on LEGOs, robotics and why SparkFun is awesome.

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The Longmont Innovation Center hosted a great event, focused on building community and sparking interest in STEM education!

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Hacking your LEGO kits with motors and micro:bits!

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Control a robot wirelessly with your hand using XBees, Arduino and an accelerometer.

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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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The Sphero RVR and its Autonomous Robotics Kits are available for pre-order, along with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano. Also, since you asked for it: Arduino Pro Mini Starter Kits!

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

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An overview of America's most eclectic robotics competition

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Pretty quiet around here at 7 a.m. Maybe I can whip up a quick python-fueled, Pi-based bot? Oh, yeah - hot glue features prominently in this build.

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Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!

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Today we have a new flight controller, an Arduino Engineering Kit, a repair kit for your Shapeoko and three new wire strippers. Happy Friday, everyone!

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What an internship at SparkFun is like, the projects I've been up to, and the lessons learned so far.

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