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IoT Power Relay

May 21, 2018

Using the ESP32 to make a web-configured timed relay.
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SparkFun Arduino ProtoShield Hookup Guide

May 17, 2018

The SparkFun Arduino ProtoShield PCB and ProtoShield kit lets you customize your own Arduino shield using whatever custom circuit you can come up with! This tutorial will go over its features, hardware assembly, and how to use the shield with an Arduino R3 footprint.
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LIDAR-Lite v3 Hookup Guide

May 16, 2018

A tutorial for connecting the Garmin LIDAR-Lite v3 or the LIDAR-Lite v3HP to an Arduino to measure distance.
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Gator:bit Hookup Guide

May 10, 2018

Gator:bit is a rugged development breakout board for the BBC micro:bit. Gator:bit exposes almost every pin on the micro:bit to an alligator clippable pad. Gator:bit features over-voltage, over-current, and short circuit protection circuitry on every IO pin as well as built-in addressable LEDs, built-in buzzer, and a power management solution to give you sensible powering options.

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SparkFun's Department of Education uses electronics as a creative medium and hands-on learning tool, with products and curriculum designed to develop foundational skills for students to explore the world of electronics, increase investment, and ownership in education, and plant the seeds of inventorship in today's youth.

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Microcontrollers for Educators: Implementing Computer Science in the Classroom - Boulder, Colorado

June 11, 2018

Part of our mission in the SparkFun Department of Education it to provide electronics enthusiasts with the foundational tools they…

Microcontrollers for Educators: Implementing Computer Science in the Classroom - VA Beach Location

July 16, 2018

This workshop is hosted by Office of Technical and Career Education, Virginia Beach City Public Schools and presented by SparkFun.…

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