Tag Archives: SparkFun Electronics

Friday Video: Working, Linux-powered, open-source Tricorder Project mimics handheld devices in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”

The Star Trek TV franchise, now four years short of its half-century mark, has inspired a lot of people to study math and science. You could easily claim that Captain Kirk’s communicator was the conceptual prototype for the clamshell mobile … Continue reading

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Want an inside look at one company’s approach to production board-test fixtures?

Sparkfun is a relatively small electronics company located in Boulder, Colorado that sells small-quantity parts and boards to the hobby, experimenter, and prototyping markets. Out of the 1300 products the company currently sells, about 300 are small, board-based products designed … Continue reading

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