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  How’s the Weather Up There? Springtime in the Rockies can bring with it some very interesting weather. So this week, I decided to grab our SparkFun micro:climate kit for micro:bit, put it all together and see exactly what was happening outside our windows here at SparkFun HQ. I’ve programmed it to record and broadcast temperature, … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-05-14By Rob Reynolds We Are More Powerful When We Empower Each Other The topic of culture, organization and community … Read More

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  Friday Product Post: High Seven! Hello everyone and happy Friday! Today we have the new OpenMV H7 camera for a new machine vision option. We also have a buck-boost SparkFun Original and a few updates to three of our micro:bit kits. Last up is a new latching solenoid offering that should help with your next … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-05-10By Chris McCarty Buck-Boost Hookup Guide Buck-Boost Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t895 Introduction We got … Read More

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  Buck-Boost Hookup Guide Buck-Boost Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t895 Introduction We got tha powah! The Buck-Boost Converter is the latest breakout from SparkFun that allows you to fine tune the amount of power your project receives. It can take an input voltage of anywhere … Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-05-10By Alex the Giant Remake Learning Days kicks off in southwestern Pennsylvania (and across America) This May 9–19, Remake Learning Days returns to Southwestern Pennsylvania for … Read More

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  Highlights of Member Show and Tell Q1 2019 The membership of Dallas Makerspace continues to impress not only with the dizzying array of interests, but with their proliferation. From TIGged tomato cages to dragon’s eggs, “Serge For a Cause” embroidered hats to wire wrap jewelry, here are some of our fun, interesting, and (sometimes) useful creations… … Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2019-05-06By jast Starting a Makerspace from Scratch: Introducing The IDEAlab & Makerspace Source: Renovated LearningPublished on 2019-05-06By Diana … Read More

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  Friday Product Post: Can We Fix It? Yes We Can! We have been impatiently waiting for this week to come, because starting today we now offer two iFixit toolkits! We are very excited to be carrying these expertly crafted repair products, and in the coming months we’ll be offering even more from iFixit, in more ways than one! Following the … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-05-03By Chris McCarty LEGOs and micro:bits Many moons ago, in a SparkFun chair not … Read More

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