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Friday Video: Buy the guts of a GoPro 1080p video camera for $159.95 from Sparkfun Electronics

Sparkfun Electronics in Boulder, Colorado runs a new-product video every Friday. Today, the video features a board-level product called a HackHD, which is essentially the electronic guts of a $199.99 GoPro rugged camcorder. The HackHD sells for $159.95. As usual, … Continue reading


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Friday Video: Product testing with attitude from Sparkfun

There’s no reason that product testing can’t be fun. Sparkfun, even. This 90-second video from Sparkfun demonstrates the company’s rigorous quality testing of its enclosures using a jacked-up pickup truck and shaving cream. Now, doesn’t that just give you some … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Sparkfun unleashes mobile, robotic potato cannon and tears down a digital caliper (How do those work?)

Once again, the guys at Sparkfun in Boulder, Colorado are having way, way too much fun. First, they have a new $15 digital vernier caliper to sell you. But they don’t just show you one for sale, they tear it … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Webcam + Open-source video code + Arduino Uno microcontroller board + pan/tilt servo make automated face-tracker, prove the power of an apps-centric world

Presented for your consideration: This very cool video from Sparkfun (the 21st-century version of Heathkit) shows how you can use a surprisingly small about of custom code and an open-source video software toolkit, a Webcam, an off-the-shelf Arduino Uno microcontroller … Continue reading

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