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xtopher

Member Since: July 1, 2011

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Raspberry Pi powered laptops that anyone can use to learn to code and create! Happy Friday!

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Kits and LEDs! If we only had some magic pixie dust, we could fly and look cool doing it ...

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Servo says spin ... Servo didn't say stop! Today we have a new board that you may have seen before.

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A new 3D printer and a little something special later in the day. It's Friday!

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A quadruple threat of RFM69 products, a couple of new resistor packs, and making the 101 kits official!

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New Cherry MX Switch products, and an update to our Shapeoko/Stepoko line!

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No anthropomorphic cats or mice here. Just fun, new products!

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The IOIO is back, along with a new OpenLog and a few brick-a-brac components!

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We venture further into IoT with a brand new Blynk Board and Starter Kit!

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The MyoWare Muscle sensor is out, and you know we built a handful of shields to attach to it!

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A new LED array to pair with your RedStick and a few RPi3 accessories!

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A new version of the classic Bus Pirate and an all new Raspberry Pi!

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A new version of the Kinoma Create, and a much improved microSD Breakout!

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It's a day of upgrades as we bring you a new PicoBuck and a Beefy 3 FTDI Breakout.

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A brand new GPS Arduino shield, and the official release of our newest SIK!

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A whole new line of BLE Internet of Things products are ripe for the picking!

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If you were at SXSW last year you should recognize this new SparkFun Original!

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littleBits and an MP3 Trigger – all kinds of fun to be had!

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It's Inventory Day for us, but don't worry, we still have some new products for you!

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New solar panels, Arduinos, and the official release of the Qduino Mini! Woo-Hoo!

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Today is the day to get your SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Intel® Edison pre-orders in!

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Today we theorize what would happen if the B-52s wrote a song about an Iridium SatComm Module.

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Back on track after Thanksgiving with a few new products!

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CNC all around! Shapeoko, a controller board, add-on kits, all the things!

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I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, SAM-I-am!

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Well... one Thing and a few Couples, that is. We'll even throw in a new wearable!

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3.14159265359! A new kit, accessories, and maybe a few new IoT devices!

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A new breakout and a new touch pot will really help you get in contact with the region of the atmosphere and outer space seen from Earth.

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We've cracked the code! Discovered the secret! Don't look at the date, just believe that this isn't a joke!

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A new robotics board and Arduino shield should help ease you into the weekend!

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Rob may no longer be with us but it's Friday and that still means a Product Post!

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Today we start preorders on the Qduino, and release a few new versions of classic products!

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A Humidity/Temp Sensor, a new book, and a fantastic demo!

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An itsy-bitsy WiFi adapter and a new pcDuino revision. TGIF!

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It's Independence Day weekend but, never fear, new products are still abound!

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It's time for AVC but we still have a new SIK and a few new boards to help you interact with your Teensy!

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Robotics kits, a wireless door lock, and more! New Products, yay!

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New Products! Today we have a slick new chassis, motors, and an awesome preorder for Particle's new Photon IoT board.

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It's been a really slow week for new products so let's take a look at a few revs and a few older parts from the catalog.

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This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.

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Today, some new robotics parts and a pretty light-up flower. Yes, you read that right!

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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.

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Turkey Day won't stop us from coming out with fresh new products!

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Today we show you a few new products and give you the inside scoop on Cyber Monday.

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A whole new line of wireless, finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible development boards and shields!

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New Products! SmartBasic, Power Resistors, mid-week releases, and more!

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  • Done. I also added notes to differentiate the BQ27441-G1 link from the BQ24075, as well.

  • Not really, no. We just took one apart and they are some pretty hardware. Additionally, pi-top went through a great deal to secure them inside the casing and protect them and keep them where they are.

  • I just updated the product description with this info.

  • I just updated the product description with this info.

  • 3.183lbs so almost a quarter Stone.

  • I feel like this statement has been made enough to bring up that we are selling this for the same price as the manufacturer, pi-top. You could absolutely make all of this yourself if you wanted to but with this kit you are able to buy everything in one box making it ideal for kids, beginners, and someone without the ability to do everything themselves.

  • Raspberry Pi B+, RPi 2, and RPi 3. :)

  • Yup. Just to get you started here is the pi-top base image we already have up. You can see the access port I am talking about in the upper right hand corner. Knowing this, you can see what Shawn is talking about in the assembly video.

  • I will post here with the reply I sent on the Product Post as well:

    The RPi isn’t “locked” away, there is a slot that allows you to access the ports on the right side of the pi-top. The Pi is set back a little far to not put stress on the cables included with the kit to connect it to the Hub, Screen, and Keyboard. So to be able to help reach the USB port the top acrylic cover can be slid off to help reach them.

    I can assure you it is a very simple process and you do not lose the ability to use the ports on the Pi.

    Additionally, I just ordered some pictures to be taken to show you what I mean. They should be up on the product page sometime today.

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