The SAMD21 boards have the ability to add additional UART, SPI and I2C ports. Check out our new tutorial explaining how to set them up.

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An edge-lit nightlight to protect the littles while they sleep.

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A new, red version of the Qwiic OpenLog, a mini flight controller, a WiFi camera module and XBee 3s!

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Control your micro:bot wirelessly using MakeCode's radio blocks.

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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Test products, get early access to the newest toys and help us celebrate electronics.

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New Particle boards and kits are available, along with a new version of the SparkFun gator:bit carrier board for your micro:bit!

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Let's check out my third design to control LEDs based on movement using an accelerometer!

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Last week, we took a look at using the digital pins on our new LumiDrive LED Driver. This week, we'll play with the analog pins, and see if we can't put something together using both!

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We have another new RedBoard today and it's gone turbo-tastic! But we can't forget about the Qwiic MP3 Trigger and Lumini 8x8 Matrix, too!

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Wes and I collaborated on some code to take your current Spotify album art and display it on a 64x64 LED matrix. Let's check it out!

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The brief but joyous rescue of a project whose original API disappeared behind a paywall.

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If you're looking to try coding in Python, especially as it translates to the world of physical computing, the SparkFun LumiDrive is a great way to get started.

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This week we have the new GPS-RTK2 Board, a LED Driver that utilizes MicroPython, and three APA102 LED Rings!

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Happy 100th Birthday to Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable!

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Which came first, the function or the form? Regardless of the course your build takes from start to finish, there's no reason it can't be seen as both technology and art.

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A new RedBoard is here! So is an Onion Omega Qwiic kit and two HAMlab radio kits!

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Join us for part two of our in-depth look at testbed design at SparkFun. Here, we focus on the hardware design choices for our in-house testing tool, the Flying Jalapeno.

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Hi, thanks for sharing this wonderful project idea. It will be helpful for students to develop their project and practical skills.

As I posted on the interface board and calbes, DMX explicitly disallows 3-pin XLR - see section 7.1.2. It must be 5-pin XLR to be DMX. The…

I have used the Leonardo/32u4 for years. Having said that, I would still point newbies to the Uno/328p to start and then push them to…

With the walls of full stacks and pyrotechnics, I'm guessing it should do a great job detecting Angus too. Thanks for this post title,…

Hmm... stating the obvious: That new detector module really puts the "spark" into "SparkFun"!!!

Oh, also check out the LiPo USB car starters. They will put out some current!

I bought a Raspberry Pi UPS board and found that had a pretty good little charger; it'll put out some current too. I won't paste the link…

Thank you, very helpful and concise article. From a project cost perspective, the LiPo usb battery pack can charge a battery and provide 5V…

Exactly! Since your code is compiled on the web and flashed to the Micro:Bit over UF2, platform independence is a huge draw with this. There…

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