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  • Friday Product Post: Make Gold of That

    Happy new year and decade, everyone! We’re ringing in the new year with six new FPGA products from Alchitry: two FPGA development boards, three expansion boards, dubbed “Elements,” and a set of headers for them. Let’s jump in and take a closer look at all our our new products for …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2020-01-03By Chris McCarty
  • Enginursday: Exploring the Embedded Startup Process

    Artemis, my close friend, has urged me to learn much more about the bare-metal details of getting code running and supporting the familiar features that we often take for granted in C++. It is actually a very interesting topic and a beneficial thing to understand when working on embedded systems. …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2020-01-02By Owen Lyke
  • Best of 2019: A SparkFun Year of Firsts

    As a reminder, SparkFun will be closed on Wednesday, Jan/1/2020 in observance of the New Year holiday. We will reopen normal business hours at 9 am MT on Jan/2/2020. Happy New Year from all of us at SparkFun Electronics! Today is the last day of 2019. We decided to look …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-31By Chris McCarty
  • Friday Product Post: See Ya, 2019!

    Good tidings to you and yours! This week we have a lot of new products, so let’s dive in and check them out. Do you see what I see?

    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-27By Chris McCarty
  • Enginursday: ESP32 Relay Web Server, Part One

    Hello dear customers and Happy Holidays! I have a short post for you today, and an update to my ongoing tutorial that I’ve been working on. This is officially the third post that refers to this project, the other two can be found here and here. This …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-26By Elias Santistevan
  • Happy Holidays from SparkFun!

    Hello everyone! We just wanted to give you a heads up that SparkFun will be closed Wednesday, December 25th, and Thursday, December 26th (though we will still have our regularly scheduled Enginursday post), for the Christmas holiday. We will be back Friday with new products! It’s a bit of an …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-24By Chris McCarty
  • Friday Product Post: Welcome to the Real World

    Hello everyone and welcome back! This week we have two GPS breakout boards that utilize the brand new NEO-M9N module from u-blox. Following that we have the Cthulhu Shield, the world’s first open source sensory substitution and sensory augmentation development platform (you’ll definitely want to check this one out). Then, …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-20By Chris McCarty
  • Enginursday: Hackaday Supercon Super Wrap-Up

    In the wake of Maker Faire going away, it’s inevitable that other events will soon take the spotlight among electronics enthusiasts. I see the Hackaday Superconference stepping up in this regard. The three-day conference (loose term) hosts a number of workshops and talks on a large range of topics. I …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-19By Pearce Melcher
  • SparkFun GPS NEO-M9N Hookup Guide

    SparkFun GPS NEO-M9N Hookup Guide a tutorial Available online at: Introduction The SparkFun GPS NEO-M9N is the next iteration of u-blox’s GPS offerings! We’ve developed two flavors of the board: one with a small chip antenna and another with a u.FL connector so …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-12-19By Elias The Sparkiest
  • Remake Learning reflections: a tabletop podcast  Audio not working? Here’s a YouTube version. She’s still with us in spirit! But with hopes it’ll add to our collective sense of closure following Sunanna’s departure from the network, we get to hear this thoughtful conversation between two ladies instrumental to growing Remake …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-12-18By Willy James
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