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  • Friday Product Post: From UV to IR

    Hello and welcome back to our last Friday Product Post before the holiday, here at SparkFun Electronics! This week we have a brand new sensor with Qwiic capabilities that allows you to detect and utilize Ultraviolet Light readings in you next project. We also have revised our Infrared Control Kit …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-21By Chris McCarty
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 1 – Bigger Than a Breadbox

    Dallas Makerspace members work on projects of all sizes. Here we’ve gathered some of the larger (bigger than a breadbox) projects in a review of 2018 member projects. Check out these Member Show and Tell threads for more! January 2018 Member Show and Tell February 2018 Member Show and Tell
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-20By jast
  • Making Magic with EasyVR

    Magic has taken over my house. We have been reading the Harry Potter series, watching the movies, and my children have been repeatedly banished to their bedrooms for dueling with inappropriate curses. Enter the holiday season and Enginursday. I wanted a quick project I could build for my kiddos and …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-20By Lori Crotser
  • Qwiic UV Sensor (VEML6075) Hookup Guide

    Qwiic UV Sensor (VEML6075) Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t838 Introduction The VEML6075 is SparkFun’s latest UV sensing solution. The VEML6075 implements a simple photodiode to measure the levels of UVA (320-400 nm) and UVB (280-320 nm) radiation. We can read the …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2018-12-20By Englandsaurus
  • Celebrating 2018 and Going Deep in 2019

    Dear Remake Learning network, It’s been an honor to watch you shine in 2018. Throughout the year we visited with countless educators (in schools, museums, libraries, nonprofits, and more). We chatted with learning scientists, technologists, and policy wonks. We’ve done our best to listen to you and support you in …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2018-12-19By ryan
  • Underlit Crystal Display

    For longer than I’ve worked at SparkFun, there has been a holiday tradition with our marketing team – we call it Secrete Santa. Yes…secrete. Long story short, around a decade or so ago a previous employee misspelled secret, and it’s stuck every since. Anyway, Secrete Santa isn’t your normal find
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-19By Blake Houchin
  • Where do you find your inspiration?

    As another years winds down, it’s human nature to look back. To examine dreams, achievements and, for makers, projects. Regardless of whether a project was only conceptualized, or seen to completion, they are all worth revisiting. My list of project ideas always far outweighs the number of projects that I …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-18By Rob Reynolds
  • Friday Product Post: Let’s Do the Qwiic Twist!

    This week we have five new and unique products! Without further delay, let’s jump in and take a closer look: Twist and Shout! added to your cart! …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-14By Chris McCarty
  • Enginursday: Innovative Testbed Design (Part 1 of 2)

    It’s fun to be on the quality control side of things. Not only do we get to play with all the new widgets ahead of release, we are constantly faced with new challenges and pushed to innovate testbed design. Sometimes new products require new features on a testbed, and that …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-13By Pete Lewis
  • SparkFun Serial Basic CH340C Hookup Guide

    SparkFun Serial Basic CH340C Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t837 Introduction The latest iteration of the SparkFun Serial Basic Breakout takes advantage of USB-C and is an easy-to-use USB-to-Serial adapter based on the CH340C IC from WCH. With USB-C you can get …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2018-12-13By Elias The Sparkiest

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