We work with the Raspberry Pi pretty often here, and with a new version releasing we thought it would be a good time to gather our best tutorials and a few good add-ons.

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Not working as expected? Luckily, we have a tutorial about where to start looking and will explore a few general troubleshooting tips that frequently come up in SparkFun’s technical support department!

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A set of calipers can be an incredibly useful tool for precisely measuring the distance between objects.

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Staring at the multitude of buttons, switches and knobs on the face of an oscilloscope can be daunting. For this "Adventures in Science," we show you how to take basic measurements with an oscilloscope.

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Looking to upgrade your workshop or mad science lab with more power? Here's how to get started with benchtop power supplies.

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Just getting into electronics or want a refresher on digital multimeter basics? We've got you covered.

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Importing custom artwork into a PCB CAD program is a fun way to personalize your board.

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Build an effects pedal or analog equalizer using the SparkFun Proto Pedal!

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It's time to weigh in on the latest project from Jen Foxbot!

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Making illuminated costume items for late-night Pokémon hunting

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We have some ripe, delicious new tutorials for you

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Everything you need to design for manufacture, all in one place.

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Check out the new Blynk Board and the tutorials that have sprouted up around it.

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The Thing + the Blynk app = a match made in internet heaven.

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