USB-to-serial UART bridges like the CH340 make it easier to upload code to an Arduino and pass serial data to/from your computer. Make sure to install the respective drivers before getting started.

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Learn what a logic level is, and how to interface between different technologies, with a few of our tutorials!

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Revisiting the use of virtual network computing for headless (or just more convenient) interaction with your RPi setup.

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How do you work with wire? Level up your technical skills by checking out this tutorial.

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A brief overview of bootloaders, and a few tutorials we have for installing bootloaders to boards.

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We have ported another "still relevant" tutorial from our archives, and added additional content to make it even more helpful on your next project!

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Let's review an overly simple example of our new product process, and the unavoidable truth of fun over efficiency in my life...

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

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Looking to get your feet wet with GPS? We've got just the tutorial for you! Accurately display your coordinates on a small OLED with the press of a button using hardware from our Qwiic Connect System (I2C).

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Using EL once again for my students' performance using a glove controller, XBees, EL sequencers and Arduino.

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A brief overview of various antenna connectors, including tutorials on the subject

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Learn different ways to reduce the current draw for your next Arduino project.

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Control your RedBot programmed with Arduino using the wireless joystick and a pair of XBees!

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The Magic of MQTT

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Introducing SparkFun's new microcontroller graphics library: HyperDisplay! What is it, why did we make it and how can I learn more about it? All your musings will be concluded right here, right now.

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The SAMD21 boards have the ability to add additional UART, SPI and I2C ports. Check out our new tutorial explaining how to set them up.

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

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

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