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SparkFun Electronics will be closed in observance of memorial day on Monday, May 29th. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 30th. Any orders placed after 2pm Mountain Time on Friday, May 26th will process and ship out on Tuesday, May 30th.

Member #81851

Member Since: September 9, 2009

Country: United States

  • I guess it’s not obviously logical, but at some point I found some location information on the shipping information page referring to local pickup.

    There’s also the contact page available at the bottom of the home page along with a subtle Niwot, CO linked to a map among those at the very very bottom of the most pages.

    I agree that it could be more prominent, but it only seems useful for people in the area already. I had better luck finding an address via a Google search as an out-of-town visitor for AVC 2015.

  • The laundry robots have already been created. They are called, interestingly enough, a “washing machine” and a “dryer”. You can pick one up a local retailer. Many are quite hackable, too!

  • I am looking forward to seeing the redux on the system performance during the event. Most of what I got was a whole bunch of non-response from the servers and the resulting unhappy browsers. (I tried Firefox, IE, and Chrome.) I’d logged in 5 minutes before the start of festivities without a problem. It was a tad sluggish, but perfectly workable. As soon as the timer got to NOW, though, maybe one try in 20 didn’t timeout. I was never able to get to the free_day page. I did get redirected to the login page at one point and from then on I didn’t get anything useful back. Maybe 10% of the page load attempts got me an error page back from the server.

No public wish lists :(