It's time to bounce that old tennis ball out of your garage, and up your game with this simple project that lets you know exactly where to stop when pulling in to your garage.

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Get ready for a monthlong celebration of crafting with electronics!

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I wrote a tutorial about how to make a nightlight with ELastoLite. It's pretty ok, so check it out. DO IT.

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You've just finished your new project. Before you apply power, here are a few tips to keep the smoke in.

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An electronics geeks tribute to one of the greatest shows of all time.

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How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!

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Check out this nice e-textiles project from a SparkFun customer.

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A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!

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Hi, thanks for sharing this wonderful project idea. It will be helpful for students to develop their project and practical skills.

As I posted on the interface board and calbes, DMX explicitly disallows 3-pin XLR - see section 7.1.2. It must be 5-pin XLR to be DMX. The…

I have used the Leonardo/32u4 for years. Having said that, I would still point newbies to the Uno/328p to start and then push them to…

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Hmm... stating the obvious: That new detector module really puts the "spark" into "SparkFun"!!!

Oh, also check out the LiPo USB car starters. They will put out some current!

I bought a Raspberry Pi UPS board and found that had a pretty good little charger; it'll put out some current too. I won't paste the link…

Thank you, very helpful and concise article. From a project cost perspective, the LiPo usb battery pack can charge a battery and provide 5V…

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