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  • Friday Product Post: Run Qwiic in the Relay Race!

    To start 2019 off right, we have two new Qwiic relay boards for those of you with some experience with power accessory boards. We also have the new Raspberry Pi 3 A+ in stock! It’s a slightly smaller week of new products, but that’s what happens when you’ve been on …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-01-04By Chris McCarty
  • Why We Made a U.FL Tutorial

    Technology is always changing (though not necessarily improving) and today’s silicone rubber may one day be thought of the way we see Bakelite plastic now. Of course the same is true for electronics – transistor radio kits from the late 50’s can’t hold a match to the complexity of electronics …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-01-03By Owen Lyke
  • Qwiic Single Relay Hookup Guide

    Qwiic Single Relay Hookup Guide a tutorial Available online at: Introduction The Qwiic Single Relay is SparkFun’s easiest to use relay yet. The single relay can handle up to 5.5A at 240 VAC for long periods of time. The Qwiic connectors and screw …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-01-03By Englandsaurus
  • Qwiic Quad Relay Hookup Guide

    Qwiic Quad Relay Hookup Guide a tutorial Available online at: Introduction SparkFun’s Qwiic Quad Relay is a product designed for switching not one but four high powered devices from your Arduino or other low powered microcontroller using I2C. It has four relays rated …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-01-03By Elias The Sparkiest
  • Making the World Smaller with Technology

    Happy New Year! Back in December, our CEO Glenn and I had the pleasure of leading a SparkFun tour together. This is nothing new – we offer tours of our building just about every Friday at 2 p.m. If you’re in the area, you should stop by to see where …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-01-02By Rob Reynolds
  • 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 tutorial Available online at: 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

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