This coming Saturday, March 28th, is Arduino Day - celebrate with us!

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Some unique LEDs, a teensy little development board, and a new FEZ kit. That's what's new this week.

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An update on your friendly neighborhood Open Source Hardware Association.

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Want to build a little friend to buzz around your desk? Join us!

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You came, you saw, you wrote some amusing things.

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Check out this tutorial to get started with the Microview!

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We've got some tasty deals to help you celebrate 3/14/15!

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The release of Arduino 1.6 has really improved my Arduino-programming life thanks to custom platform support, command line utilities and line numbers!

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Meet SparkFun's shiny new reflow oven and stencil printer!

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We're crazy honored to be included in any competition where the winner gets to save the world AND go to space.

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We're heading to Austin at the end of this week -- we hope you'll join us!

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You thought we forgot about these, didn't you?

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Robotic arms, pulverized wood transformed into knowledge, a slice of Pi. Check out the new products for this week.

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A walk-through of building what turned out to be a complicated prop.

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Our very own Derek wrote a book! While we wait for the June publishing date, we asked him how it went.

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Products from both sides of the tracks. A new kit with Microview, and a bunch of cast-offs from production.

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Thoughts and ramblings about numbers, plus an interesting discovery.

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Excellent display of engineering. We makers sometimes forget about heat and long running issues. Nice to see a study like this.
Too bad this didn’t come out about 3 weeks ago. I’ve just done a project requiring a pair of sensors to determine a joint position by the…
I had this idea and you are executing it. This will be very helpful to the pokemon games to play at late nights. I downloaded pokemon go…
More mounting locations helps prevent rotation of the board w/o using stops on either side. Because the physical board is bigger, you are…
So, the breakout is “slightly more expensive” (yeah, 67% more!); I’m not saying that is unjustified, but what does it give you that would be…
Hey Arthur, I won’t argue with you since I’m sitting at a restaurant in rural Virginia on vacation. But, for your sake, I did want to…
That’s true! I used a cheap one, and only had a single calibration point in my sketch. It simply offsets the values. One thing I didn’t talk…
Another method for calibrating the thermocouple is to use known physical models in the environment. The simplest one is check it out in both…
Nice presentation. One comment, though: I not sure whether the IR non-contact thermometer is one of the lower-cost ones that measure at a…

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