onlysix

Member Since: November 3, 2006

Country: United States

  • News - Little Box Stores | about 2 years ago

    I can confirm EPO Webster does have Sparkfun products (Wogster) pointed this out. I have not been to EPO houston yet.

  • News - Little Box Stores | about 2 years ago

    Sure does. I have bought a couple of Sparkfun items from them. They don’t carry enough Sparkfun products tough.

  • News - Little Box Stores | about 2 years ago

    I would love to have Sparkfun in more stores. I would actually love a stand alone Sparkfun store. I would be glad help out with that.

  • News - Your December Caption Con… | about 2 years ago

    No, they don’t tweet, but thanks for asking.

  • News - Your December Caption Con… | about 2 years ago

    got Sparkfun?

  • Product CLS-10913 | about 3 years ago

    Does Sparkfun ever plan to offer online classes? or at the least post the material covered at the class? I would pay for either.

  • Product DEV-10523 | about 3 years ago

    no so well with the protoshield, other shields may fit better. The 330 ohm resistors are touching the top of the caps and the pins just barely make contact.

  • Product DEV-10812 | about 3 years ago

    I still see guys using basic stamps. I understand and have experienced the lack of Arduino’s ability. My thinking was that the Ardunio is a simple and effective development tool, which is what it was designed to be. I read a lot of people trashing the Arduino for its simplicity and performance. As an electronics technician, I have used Arduinos in several engineer’s projects, as well as my own projects for cost and ease of use. I have also built/designed projects around FPGA and ARM processors , even z80 SBCs. I don’t understand the need to look down on a functioning tool, it is like scoffing at a pencil because you have to use a sharpener instead of clicking a button. If it works, it works. /rant

  • Product DEV-10812 | about 3 years ago

    So does this move help to legitimize Arduinos with the engineering community as a valid tool?

  • Product DEV-10523 | about 3 years ago

    I really don’t know why, but I like the fact that this uses the FTDI Basic. The USB plug on the UNO and others seems antiquated to my brain, like I am plugging into a printer. Don’t ask me why, I wouldn’t know how to answer. To me, the pins make it look more complex than it is, and it keeps in tradition with the Arduino Pros i already own; plus, like jrossetti said, Sparkfun Red is a nice touch. Thanks for making this version Sparkfun.

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