SparkFun will be closed Nov 26th and 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. Orders placed after 2:00pm MT on the 25th will ship out Monday the 30th.



Member Since: January 1, 2012

Country: United States



underemployed mechanical, electronics and operations engineering technology guy.

Spoken Languages


Programming Languages

C,C++, BASIC, Visual Basic, DOS


Neosho County Community College Pittsburg State College Brevard Community College University of Central Florida


Mechanical design, CAD, electronics,


Robotics, automation, teleoperation.

  • Documentation for this board can now be found @ http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/ardupilot-main-page and here: http://code.google.com/p/ardupilot/wiki/ArduPilot?tm=6

  • At this month’s Mensa meeting, the Sparkfun contingent was easy to identify.

  • Has anyone used one of these? I am looking for a linear position readout for building CNC machines. The data sheet is somewhat vague about accuracy. Any idea about the accuracy/repeatability of these linear pots? Thanks for any replies.

  • Nice project! For those interested in more information Google “Autonomous Surface Vessel” or go to the website for the AUVSI: http://www.auvsi.org/Home/ and take a look at the student competitions at http://www.auvsifoundation.org/foundation/competitions/ . Cool stuff and a large amount of high-grade info to sift through.

No public wish lists :(