A beginner project utilizing the SparkFun Qwiic MP3 Trigger for two tired kiddos!

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The AST-CAN485 is back in full force with a WiFi Shield and a 24V I/O Shield! We also have three new Qwiic boards from Zio and a GNSS Multi-Band Antenna.

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In this week's Enginursday, we'll explore how to use both cores of the ESP32, and why you might want to.

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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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An edge-lit nightlight to protect the littles while they sleep.

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A new, red version of the Qwiic OpenLog, a mini flight controller, a WiFi camera module and XBee 3s!

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

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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Test products, get early access to the newest toys and help us celebrate electronics.

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New Particle boards and kits are available, along with a new version of the SparkFun gator:bit carrier board for your micro:bit!

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

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Last week, we took a look at using the digital pins on our new LumiDrive LED Driver. This week, we'll play with the analog pins, and see if we can't put something together using both!

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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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Wes and I collaborated on some code to take your current Spotify album art and display it on a 64x64 LED matrix. Let's check it out!

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The brief but joyous rescue of a project whose original API disappeared behind a paywall.

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If you're looking to try coding in Python, especially as it translates to the world of physical computing, the SparkFun LumiDrive is a great way to get started.

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This week we have the new GPS-RTK2 Board, a LED Driver that utilizes MicroPython, and three APA102 LED Rings!

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Happy 100th Birthday to Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable!

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Behold the lack of calamity on Elias's desk.

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thank a lot for good idea. We made a similar, but out of plywood. Although it was the first prototype.…

Absolutely! We did Paper Circuits (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14655) with them over the holidays, and then this was a big step up.…

I hope that projects like this can inspire an interest in "STEM" in your daughters! At least it teaches them that interesting and useful…

I made an Arduino package called TinyUPnP to open ports automatically in any router and this can be very useful in one of the examples I…

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Can’t you just run the blocking operation on a separate thread?

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