A great project from a mad customer and new products in RFID, GPS, and a new WiFi module!

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New LilyPad kits, sensors, perf boards, a crazy package tracker, and various pictures updates. Oh, and Production is moving.

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Hackers Anonymous

We make the 10 Greatest Hacks of All Time!

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Shipping Delay on Friday

SparkFun is expanding!

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Successful launch to 122,500 ft

University of Colorado launches their student platform.

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LED Coffee Table

The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.

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Checkout the human sized hamster wheel and a great Arduino+EasyDriver tutorial for stepper motors.

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Space and SparkFun

SparkFun gets a lift on a low-atmosphere student satellite. And we have some new products too.

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A long week but lots of new toys to post. Checkout the new Arduino Pro boards and a new miniature GPS logger!

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Influx of Tutorials

Three new tutorials and a handful of new items.

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What items would you like to see available down the street? Oh, and some new products posted.

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Mention at DEFCON

New products and SparkFun shows up in a Boston subway hack.

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Parts and Projects

A few new items and a few customer project submissions.

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RTFM?

New stickers at SparkFun. What do they mean to you?

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Bits and Parts

New stuff just goes on and on. FM Receiver, KinetaMap, LilyPad parts, IR Camera, Hand tools, solder wick, NanoMuscle, switches...

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New Coat

SparkFun gets a new look.

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Checkout Mike's Robot and a handful of new products and pictures.

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Examples and Documents

New datasheets and information.

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New SparkFun Designs

New products from SparkFun labs.

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Solar Economics

Does it make sense to install a solar power system? Maybe yes!

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