Combat robots are cool and you can build your own. Check out this 3-part video series on how to build one yourself!

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This week, a new version of the uArm, a new distance and gesture sensor from XYZ Interactive and a special sale to honor Nikola Tesla.

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This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.

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A call to viewers across the world to join AVC and control one of the robots.

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This week we have a couple new products to talk about for your next robotics project. Check it out!

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A story about a FIRST team doing big things for the robotics community.

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A new tutorial to help you get started with robotics using Actobotics.

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This Saturday was the kick-off for the 28th FIRST Robotics Competition. This competition has grown from a couple dozen schools to over 3000 teams internationally. This year, Sparkfun has reached out to help teams in this year's competition.

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We put our skills to the test...with decidedly mixed results.

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Robotic gripper arms, Actobotics stuff, and more! Check out the New Product Post.

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Tons of new stuff this week including some Actobotics kits, robot parts, and more.

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Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.

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Many schools and homes have VEX robotics systems. It's an awesome and amazing platform. I've casually mentioned to several friends that integrating VEX with Arduino is super simple to do... Here's a quick snap-shot at what we got working today.

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Even though we released a bunch of new products mid-week, we're back with even more new products. What is Friday without new stuff? I don't wanna know.

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New products, tools, and rockets. Yeah, rockets.

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Join us today for a new episode of "SparkFun Live!"

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This week we have a new educational board and a high-powered relay. Check it out.

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Check out this brief recap from the fine folks at 3D Robotics

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