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New Product Roundup – May 6th to May 12th

Happy Saturday – time for another iteration of our weekly New Product Roundup! This week we have a new, lower cost, Arduino Starter Kit from SparkFun, a new AAA battery pack for the BBC micro:bit, a new USB micro – USB A cable, and a large 12V DC motor.

But before we take a closer look at each product, a quick reminder: Next Weekend is the May Long Weekend! Our showroom will be open regular hours on Saturday May 19th, but closed Monday May 21st for the holiday. Online orders placed after 4:00 PM on Friday May 18th will ship on Tuesday May 22nd.
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New Product Roundup – April 29th to May 5th

Our weekly New Product Roundup is back today with a collection of low cost products to get your robotics project moving! We have an easy to use Gearbox Motor, a matching wheel and tire combination, and for the more advanced users, a compatible encoder disk. Robotics aren’t your thing? We also have a smaller Lead-Free solder option, an updated version of our popular 5V 40mm fan, and a new version of the BBC micro:bit Breakout from SparkFun. Let’s go have a closer look at each!

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New Product Roundup – April 22nd to April 28th

Welcome back to another edition of our Saturday New Product Roundup! We have three new products available in the shop this week, including the new Adafruit Circuit Python Express as a standalone board. But before we jump into the details – a quick reminder – our next Raspberry Pi Beginner Workshop is this coming Friday May, 4th at 5:30 PM and runs to approximately 8:30 PM. Seating is limited so if you are interested, please register as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

Alright, with that message out of the way – let’s go have a closer look at each of the new products!

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New Product Roundup – April 15th to April 21st

Happy Saturday! Just a short New Product Roundup for this week. So what’s new? Well, we have another new microcontroller from Adafruit based on the Atmel ATMEGA32u4 chipset, another version of our surprisingly popular ceramic screwdrivers, and an even larger perfboard / protoboard. Let’s go have a closer look at each!

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Pi Friday – April Edition

Its hard to believe its already been a month since the Pi3+ has been released. A few more Pi3 B+ thoughts today: Now that a fair number of people have received 3B+’s we can get some idea of what effect the changes have in ‘the real world’.

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