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We have a nice RFID guide video to share with you plus an article and video about SparkFun from a local news station.

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SparkFun gets counterfeit parts, buys nitric acid and a microscope, finds lack of silicon.

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AVC Recap

The 2010 AVC was a smashing success - and we can't wait for next year!

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This is your go-to post for all the info about the 2010 SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition!

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Craig Ferguson's new slick talking sidekick uses the MP3 Trigger and Rebel LED's

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SparkFun and SPARC International agree to play together; do not throw sand.

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We've got an AVC poster, a video, the Arduino Inventor's Kit, a new GPS, FTDI Cables, and a handful of other new products.

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We Sell Yak Fur

When you find yourself shaving a yak, stop, take a deep breath, and get back to your project.

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And In Other News

Best SparkFun stories for the day...

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A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!

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A reminder about the AVC, a new tutorial, and SparkFun in 3D!

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Say "hello" to the Arduino FIO - plus a few other new products!

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Register as a spectator for the AVC! And watch SparkFun's foray into the electric vehicle market.

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We have a new tutorial designed to help you find the right Arduino, plus a whole bunch of new products.

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Nate travels through UBC in Vancouver discovering amazing research projects and beautiful art, finishing up with a ride on the Mondo Spider.

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We have a cool project from Engineer Chris, a tutorial from Casey, a behind-the-scenes ad shoot video, and an announcement about Maker Faire!

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BatchPCB unveils a cool new feature today - a marketplace! Plus, a really cool project out of Denmark!

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A look at some of the competitors in SparkFun's 2010 AVC!

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A new tutorial on how to remove layers in Eagle, plus a helpful Simon PTH Video, and check out the new ad we shot!

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I did look into using the Artemis, but as of right now HID hasn’t been implemented. I know the engineers working on the development have…

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I believe the ESP32 actually has a deep sleep (ULP) functionality, just not in Arduino-land. I remember someone trying to [get people…

We are still working on getting a fully featured BLE running for the Artemis, with examples. Unfortunately, a lot of stuff goes into getting…

I put in a product suggestion for a FRAM breakout board (a few years ago) and to use with microcontrollers that needed it for program memory…

Hey 773! Sounds like you're not using Eagle much these days, but I thought I'd mention that Buzzard

Dude Alex! Great project and great upgrade! I'm definitely gonna have to build one of these up sometime soon. Group select is probably my…

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