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  Wedginursday: Frame Rates and Funky Colors I’ve been experimenting with the APA102 LED lately due to their ability to operate at extraordinarily high frequencies. I want to see if I can use these for a persistence of vision (POV) display, and if I can, I’d like to see just how many LEDs I can run at … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-05-23By Andrew England The IoT Build vs Buy Dilemma This post is part of a series of guest … Read More

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  Friday Product Post: Get High-Performance with LIDAR! Hello and welcome! As with every Friday, we have new products to show off to you fine folks. So what do we have this week? To start, the brand new LIDAR-Lite v3HP (High Performance) is in stock and ready to be incorporated into your next project! On top of that, … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-05-18By Chris McCarty Death of an E-Salesman Those of us who are fans of electronic surplus stores … Read More

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  Death of an E-Salesman Those of us who are fans of electronic surplus stores (some might say “cursed”) – those Lost Ark Warehouse-like institutions filled to the rafters with all manner of technical detritus that somehow avoided the landfill, were recently saddened to hear that Weird Stuff Warehouse, a Silicon Valley institution … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-05-17By Mike Grusin SparkFun Arduino ProtoShield Hookup Guide SparkFun Arduino ProtoShield Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t767 Introduction Heads … Read More

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  Arduino Day Sale 2018 Ends Today Arduino Day is officially past us, but you can still get deals until the end of the day! This year the sale will run through 11:59 p.m. MDT on May 14th (that’s today!). Listed below are some of our most heavily discounted and top-selling … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-05-14By Adam Swetlik AASL Post: To Teach Makers, We Must Become Makers Makerspaces are amazing places. Our students can learn all kinds of new … Read More

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  Creating the New Collar Workforce Talk to any manufacturer today and one of their top concerns is finding a skilled workforce needed to compete in a global marketplace. Read more on MAKE The post Creating the New Collar Workforce appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. … Source: MakezinePublished on 2018-05-11By Caleb Kraft Friday Product Post: “Gator” Done With gator:bit! Hello everyone and thank you for joining us on this very special Friday Product Post. You may … Read More

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