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  • Friday Product Post: Develop Something New for 2019!

    2018 is just about over, ladies and gentlemen, so let’s send it out with a bang! This week we have the new version of the HiFive in stock, and new Pycom boards! added to …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-28By Chris McCarty
  • Three Quick Tips About Using U.FL

    Three Quick Tips About Using U.FL a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t845 Introduction Since the number of SparkFun products with wireless or radio-frequency (RF) applications continues to increase we thought it would be helpful to make a crash course in one of the most …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2018-12-28By Liquid Soulder
  • GetSparked Year in Review

    Back in May, a new collaboration between SparkFun and GroupGets called GetSparked kicked off as a new approach to getting your passion projects to market. GetSparked presents an opportunity to get your product on SparkFun’s catalog after a successful group buy campaign on GroupGets. Starting with GetSparked for new product …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-27By Chelsea Moll
  • Mathematical Color Fading

    Color and Light As a kid, I’m sure that we all learned about colors, the color wheel, primary colors and mixing colors, and most of us learned this with paints of some kind. But paint mixing is different than light mixing, in that paint is subtractive, while light is additive. …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-26By Rob Reynolds
  • DMS Blacksmithing Committee and North Texas Blacksmith Association “Combo Meeting” and Demo of ABANA’s Lesson 2: Hot Punching

    North Texas Blacksmith Association Meeting Dallas Makerspace’s Blacksmithing Committe will host the North Texas Blacksmith Association for their monthly meeting January 12, 2019. The public is welcome (a waiver must be signed on an electronic kiosk for entry to Dallas Makerspace). From the North Texas Blacksmith Association Facebook post: …
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 3 – SCIENCE! and Other Fun Projects Made from Metal, Wearable, and Pocketsized

    Dallas Makerspace members made so many fun things in 2018! In this review, we’ve gathered some projects that use SCIENCE!, some made from metal, some that are wearable, and some that are pocket sized. Yarn spun by hand, Blacksmithed tulips and Jingle Bells from the Forged with Fire meetings, essential
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 2 – Tabletop

    Dallas Makerspace members work on projects of all sizes. Here we’ve gathered some projects our Members made in 2018 that about fit on top of a table; from a miniature carving horse (and the miniature workshop-in-a-book into which it goes) to 3D terrain for games, from slipcast solo cups and
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • 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

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