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Feedback and Wikipedia

You might notice a new link over on the left hand side called 'Feedback'. If you discover a broken link, click on 'Feedback' (a new window will pop up) and drop us a line. Quick and painless.

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Soldering Basics

After a fair amount of work, we have completed what we hope to be an educational kit and supporting printed materials to go along with the <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=BEE-7-SMDSoldering">SMD Soldering</a> lecture.

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Track your Tiger

It's not quite small enough to track your cat, but the <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8289">Uber Tracker</a> is a beast of a product.

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Sinister7, Munny, and OLEDs

<a href="http://www.kidrobot.com/products2.cfm?ID=4528&cfid=4320536&cftoken=91108670&nav_chooser=&dept=TOYS&typ=KIDROBOT">Munny </a>and <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=Sinister7">Sinister7</a> combine forces. Checkout this gruesome <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=Sinister7">toy hack</a> using the Sinister7.

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6ft 7-Segment Display

Tom Becker was nice enough to email us and comment on our <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=GPSClock-1">12ft. GPS wall clock</a>. Then he put us to shame...

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