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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You've got questions about business; we've got answers. Probably.

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We've partnered with 14-year-old whiz kid Quin Etnyre to bring his first Kickstarter to life!

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The positives and negatives of shipping lithium batteries in the 21st century.

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Nearly a year ago I made a terrible mistake. I bought a jet engine.

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Building a muscle-riffic demo for conductive yarn!

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Based on our behavior in previous years we should not be allowed back, but here we come.

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