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  • Sales Season Starts with Shirts!

    Every few months we come out with a new shirt design that helps show the world your passion for making and electronics, but now it’s time to make room for the next designs! What better time to put all of our remaining special edition shirts on sale than a week …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-20By Chris McCarty
  • Learning to see, hear, respect, and empower every student

    Take a moment and remember back to a time in school when you had a true “aha!” moment. Chances are it was when something that was usually obscure and mysterious suddenly broke through and touched your life in a very real way. Those are powerful, transformative moments of learning—when we …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-11-20By ryan
  • Illuminate your world!
    Everyone loves things that blink, flash or light up, and LEDs are a quick and simple way to make that happen. From a simple “power on” indicator to fully animated billboards, the applications for LEDs are seemingly endless. They’re also the ideal starting point for physical computing — a basic …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-19By Rob Reynolds
  • MackinVIA New Features and Improvements

    MackinVIA App, Version 5.4.2 – This MackinVIA app release includes one major enhancement, the Change Site feature, and addresses several issues reported by users. Additionally, updates to the SAML authentication for Chicago Public Schools were released earlier this month. Change Site – Staff members who utilize this feature in the …
    Source: Mackin MakerspacePublished on 2019-11-19By Sarah Moes
  • 8 Things Network Members Learned in Helsinki that Could Be Game-changers for Pittsburgh

    This guest blog post written by Arielle Evans was syndicated from an article at It was affirming and inspirational to come together with HundrED’s international community of innovators, and we learned so much from the people we met, the places we visited, and the Summit activities. Over the past few days, …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-11-18By remakelearning
  • Become a Patreon Supporter

    Since 2013 757 Makerspace has been providing classes, workshops, workspace and consulting on design, making and creative endeavors for artists, engineers, inventors, students, fabricators, entrepreneurs, hobbyists and more. All of this takes time, resources and a financial commitment to be able to keep going. We have just launched …
    Source: 757 MakerspacePublished on 2019-11-15By Beau Turner
  • Friday Product Post: Joy Precision

    Hello and welcome, everyone! This week we have three new products to show off, starting with the TMP117 High Precision Temperature Sensor. This small, Qwiic-enabled board is incredibly accurate and perfect for your next environmental project. Next, we bring you the Himax Imaging Camera designed to work specifically with the …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-15By Chris McCarty
  • Enginursday: Pi To-Go

    It’s Almost that Time of Year Fall is in full swing, cold weather has set in, and it is finally time to get ready for Black Friday sales… in particular NEW COMPUTER PARTS! I am a staunch observer of the time-honored fall tradition of buying my hardware computing needs in …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-14By Joshua Smith
  • Qwiic TMP117 High Precision Digital Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide

    Qwiic TMP117 High Precision Digital Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide a tutorial Available online at: Introduction The TMP117 is a high precision, digital temperature sensor. What makes the TMP117 stand out is it’s ability to be accurate down to ±0.1°C (from -20°C to 50°C). …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-11-14By bboyho
  • Creating Artemis

    For years SparkFun was wary of getting a product fully FCC certified. The process always seemed unknown and prohibitively expensive. We’ve written about the FCC requirements for products and hobby projects the past, but with the development of the SparkFun Edge and the creation of Artemis it was clear that …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-13By Nathan Seidle

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