The new OpenMV H7 is here, along with a new Buck-Boost Converter, a few revisions to our micro:bit kits, and a latching solenoid!

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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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The SparkFun Edge is now shipping! With it, we also have a new DMX to LED Shield for your SparkFun Thing Plus, the new Taz Pro 3D Printer, high-grade flex sensors from Bend Labs, and some headers and cables!

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Hop on the I2C BUS and let's build Escape Room puzzles Qwiic!

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This week we have a new Qwiic Proximity Sensor and a revision to the popular SIK for Photon!

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Let's check out my third design to control LEDs based on movement using an accelerometer!

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We have another new RedBoard today and it's gone turbo-tastic! But we can't forget about the Qwiic MP3 Trigger and Lumini 8x8 Matrix, too!

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A Qwiic Ultraviolet Sensor, a new version of the Infrared Control Kit, and a couple of other bits roll out this week!

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The new RPLIDAR is here, and a new WiFi IR board "blasts" onto the scene!

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Another new stereo camera, a SparkFun Original LoRa Gateway and the Arduino Uno WiFi R2!

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Today we have a new stereo camera, an all-in-one sensor module, an absolute encoder, LEDs and a baseplate for your Raspberry Pi!

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I'm going to Chernobyl, and I'm taking a GPS/Radiation logger that I built with me.

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Rob mentions programming this project in microPython, and I'd love to, but I can't seem to find that. Nor can I find anything about using…

Keep an eye out for a new "log" board... There was an issue with some of the RTCs (by the manufacturer) on [Qwiic Real Time Clock…

I have a 1981 VW Jetta Diesel, and that 20mA sounded low for the solenoid. I just went out and measured it, and it surprised me. I was…

It's a neat project! However, I need to remind you that the starter motor is a HUGE inductor, and can generate tremendous spikes into the…

Cool. I usually use my 5V USB adapter to power projects my car. I've wanted to tap into my car's 12V battery but I heard the power is very…

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This is waaay overengineered. Lose the electronics and stay coin-operated. The simple act of having to insert actual cash will cause more…

Thanks! Yeah, I just finished the 6th version using sound detectors and addressable LEDs. I wonder what I'll do next year?

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