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Making a display for an ethanol sensor.
A classic control systems challenge is building an inverted pendulum robot. Today we'll discuss the theory behind the project.
Atmel Studio 7 supports a web-based design tool called START. We'll take a look at this design tool pair and the time to blink on a SAME54 Xplained board.
Learn how to combine a Python web app framework with the ESP8266 Thing to control your RPi via WiFi.
SparkFun offers several options in the USB-Serial arena. Today we'll attempt to demystify the differences between them.
Sometimes, when testing power supplies, it's handy to be able to load them consistently. This gizmo will help you do that.
Fence-a-Mole: A real-world "fencing training" game made using XBee and the ADXL345
Amazon has released an example allowing you to create an Alexa endpoint on a Raspberry Pi 3 (or 2B). It's free and open source, so you can tear it apart, see how it works and modify it as you see fit!
Revisiting the venerable HaterMatic project, with a Valentine's Day twist!
I started with a PiRetrocade kit and kept adding until I had a major appliance on my hands: my very own full-size arcade cabinet!
We've made a "Stranger Things"-inspired message wall for your viewing (and tweeting!) pleasure.
The long SparkFun tradition of mild sadism in the name of comedy continues!
For decades, the 555 timer has been a mainstay of hobbyist electronics. Is it time to retire this venerable little workhorse?
Some notes (and examples) to help you understand a bit more about the world of digital imaging.
The FreeSoC2 board is a great way to start using the incredibly powerful PSoC5LP processor line from Cypress Semiconductor.
As an engineer at SparkFun, I make a lot of temporary projects. The Magic Lunchbox helps me take them home to work on without damaging them.
Ever wonder how the Arduino IDE translates your code into instructions for the processor?
Radio Shack is finally declaring bankruptcy, but for many of us, it died a long, long time ago
FTDI's latest driver update appears to be semi-permanently disabling counterfeit FT232 chips.
To compare the Edison and the Raspberry Pi is to do a disservice to both.
In which I buy a cheap truck, planning on using my hacking skills to keep it going, and the universe calls my bluff
When in New York, I found a small group of hackers in as surprising place
Quadcopter fever is spreading through SparkFun! Of course we're going to hack them.
How Python makes my life easier every day
Technological befuddlements it took me 10 years and a college degree to understand.
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