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...
A look behind-the-scenes of a SparkFun photoshoot, along with a new tutorial and a smattering of products.
Get your weekend started right with some cool electronics!
Check out what we've been doing in the tutorials section of learn.sparkfun.com.
Shields galore! We've got some FPGA shields and some 7-segment shields for you. Check them out!
Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!
<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.
Check out today's edition of "According to Pete."
We're back to work and we've got more new: AVC 2010 now open, Vegas video, new robot competition, sensor kit, Simon PTH kit, motor driver, new robot kits, temperature sensor, MSP430F249, 7-segment display controller and a TFT128 ScreenKey development board.
Pocket $100 worth of free stuff! No really. It's coming on January 7th. We're opening up our doors and letting anyone take $100 worth of free goodies. Also, a reminder that SparkFun will be closed at the end of this week!
Join us for a very special edition of "SparkFun Live!"
This is what it looks like when 140 people count over 7 million products in one day.
The week has finally arrive - Free Day is this Thursday, January 7th, 2010!
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.
Checkout the new tutorial using the AVR ATmega168 with XBee wireless modules to create a very robust serial bootloader! We also posted a new GeoChron Blue GPS product, programmable oscillator, photocell, and a mux breakout.
An awesome LED project by SparkFun customer Nick Hall and a handful of new products ranging from an extra "clicky" push-button to a tiny serial enabled GPS.
SparkFun will not be shipping on Monday in observance of Labor Day.
We've got a new GPS buying guide, new MP3 board, serial multiplexer, SparkFun wrist belt, servo extension, iPhone LCD, low-cost DMM, a programmable oscillator, and lots of snow.
We try to stuff our RFID tag into a Car fob. It didn't work out so good. And we've got new button pad controllers, 10Hz GPS, Arduino XBee shield, new dual-axis gyros, a Nordic RF serial interface board, and a much more!
Deren Guler leads a project called “Invent-abling” focused on creating gender neutral construction kits that inspire people to creatively explore topics in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) for children, specifically girls aged 7-13.
It's the little things in life that get us excited! We get a new sign! Also, new flat 6DOF Razor, BeagleBoard, new EasyDriver version, custom serial LCDs, 1Watt high power modem (40 mile range!), Bluetooth dongle, microSD reader, air sensors, and microSD sniffer. !.
Mike shows us his giant FIRST timer. It's snowing again. And tomorrow doesn't look good either.
SparkFun EDU has a dedicated focus on K-12 education. We are showing several demos of our products, project ideas, and tutorials at the NSTA regional conference in Denver. Come visit us!
HacKidemia is a global organization that runs hands-on STEM workshops for kids in more than 25 countries around the world with 8000 children and 400 mentors. They were asked to bring the project to Africa and launched an indiegogo campaign two months ago: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/afrimakers. The main intention is to enable African makers -- kids in particular -- to use making and prototyping for solving local challenges like access to clean water, energy and information. SparkFun has donated the materials for 7 maker boxes - enough to support the initial campaign goal to equip each of the 7 hubs with a set of Arduino's, sensors, books, and tools.
First impressions of the Arduino/Intel-hybrid Galileo board - an x86 Arduino! - a small example project, and our likes and dislikes.
It's not about how complex your project is - it's about how clever! Also check out a hacked Kindle and a bunch of new product offerings!
This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.
A deliciously designed maze and new products galore!
Demos, videos, and products. Check out this week's offering of new goodies.
We've got a few new products this week, so check out the goods and see if there's anything you can use.
A Make Meetup in Denver, Ardubot and Annoyatron face off, and a bunch of new products.
My experience researching the HexBright; an open source, Arduino programmable flashlight.
We don't have a lot this week, but we've got some fun stuff and had a lot of fun with the video.
Check out this month's episode of "According to Pete."
Today we explore some new products that not only help you with projects on-the-go, but also to help make it easier to make your projects move.
Yet another installment of our popular new product post where we talk about the new products for the week.
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