Power is the rate of doing work, and for electricity, that means the rate in which energy is converted in a circuit.
Collecting the power from the sun is not difficult, but budgeting the total power consumption for you system will lead to many design choices.
Your farm-to-table walkthrough of solar power: Where does it come from, where does it go, and how many suns will you need for YOUR project?
What is the best way to protect electronics against reverse polarization?
Some tools, a mistake, the future of Arduino, and a sewing kit. What's not to love about this week's products?
It's Friday again, so we have more new products to talk about.
Friday means new products here at SparkFun. We've got a few things, so let's talk about what we've got!
A generous helping of new product goodness!
A look at what PRS/A+PRS competitors will be facing on September 17
Batteries, a new sensor, prototyping tools? What's not to love about this week's new products?!
A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!
Engineer Chris went to Burning Man, and needed some solar power for his project. Thus, a Roundtable was born.
You've just finished your new project. Before you apply power, here are a few tips to keep the smoke in.
A new UV sensor, breadboard PCB, and a way to test your binary prowess.
A roundup of Hackster projects perfect for our favorite holiday!
The cluster has arrived to our new data center! 5 Dell PowerEdges with 10 megabit burstable to 100 megabit. We're trimming the fat off our site and making things much faster.
New Products! SmartBasic, Power Resistors, mid-week releases, and more!
Roberto Marquez is joining us for three weeks to work on polishing and beefing up his DIY MP3 player!
A new tutorial on SMA connectors (it's good) and new products: Arduino Kit, SMA adapters, SD Sniffer, OSD breakout, function generator, ADXL335, kits, power supplies, GE864 cellphone module, we now carry books!, resistor kit, and a handful of others.
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
When things become sentient, it's good to be able to remotely kill power.
This week we have yet another music making kit, a logging board, and power. Check it out.
EL wire, power supplies, and some beginner electronics kits. Check out the goodies for this week.
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. !.
Products and puppies, what more could you ask for?
Check out this project/tutorial about building your own face tracking camera!
New Arduino Mega, Atomic inertia measurement unit, coffee mug, solder, jumper wires, and mini-Bully posted.
We have a good balance of products for this week. Check them out and see if one can be a solution for a problem with your project.
Nine Degrees of Freedom to accelerate your project from start to finish!
It's Inventory Day for us, but don't worry, we still have some new products for you!
A cool new sensor, some revisions, and other great stuff. Check out what's new.
This Friday, we're coming to your aid with more new products!
This week, we release the Photon SIK and the FLiR gets a price drop!
The IOIO is back, along with a new OpenLog and a few brick-a-brac components!
For the day after Christmas, we have a few new products for you.
3.14159265359! A new kit, accessories, and maybe a few new IoT devices!
We have some gripping products for you this week, so have a ball!
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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Parts list for my chainable breaboard power supply. Find all...