The second annual Rocky Mountain RepRap Festival was another big success, but if you couldn't make it, here's a look at just a few of the things you missed.

Continue reading

Tomorrow Lab and Silicon Labs got together to build a Matter-based project to make your office accommodate your personal preferences with the scan of your RFID card! This build combines an awesome physical enclosure with cool electronics - the SparkFun Thing Plus Matter board, Raspberry Pi, sensors, Qwiic, and an OLED Screen

Continue reading

For those of you who prefer to 3D print your chassis, we are following up on the successful launch of the Experiential Robotics Platform (XRP) - Beta with the XRP DIY Kit. Also, spare parts are now available individually.

Continue reading

With the recent release of the Experiential Robotic Platform, or XRP, we wanted to get it into the hands of as many similarly tech-minded folks around the world as possible, and what better way to do that than by pairing up with FIRST Robotics? Hear all about my trip to Singapore for FIRST Global!

Continue reading

Our neighbors at TinkerMill used SparkFun parts to create a fully operational and customizable RFID electronic access system to their facility. Learn more about their project and what they do here!

Continue reading

Two weeks ago, we saw the introduction of Open Sauce, a two-day celebration of Makers and Creators at San Francisco’s Pier 35. This inaugural event promises to be the first of many, as its success already has people asking about tickets for next year’s event.

Continue reading

When creating a proof of concept model, simplicity is usually the modus operandi. However, when you get an idea for a project requiring a POC, and at the same time you’re also hit by the holiday spirit, why not let yourself be guided by both?

Continue reading

Let me explain to you how I built my latest art piece, Kinetic Column.

Continue reading

Just because Maker Faires, conferences, and summits have been cut down to a minimum doesn't mean you can't continue to expand your circle of like-minded maker friends. Here are a few suggestions for folks that you may want to follow (if you aren't already).

Continue reading

Follow this tutorial to build a Rotating Puzzle room for your Dungeon. This project incorporates parts from the OpenForge2.0 project with a few additional 3D-printed components and SparkFun's Qwiic and MicroMod systems to make a rotating puzzle room that can be activated by placing a magnet on the "secret" tile or remotely using a computer, phone, or tablet.

Continue reading

How I used Qwiic breakouts, the MicroMod system, and Tinkercad to make a joystick-controlled toy crane.

Continue reading

In this follow-up, I’ll show you the (mostly) finished project, talk about what I used, what I learned along the way, and just how much fun it is to have a robot that throws candy bars with unwavering accuracy and consistency.

Continue reading

If you’re a D&D player, you probably see what I did there. If not, read on, brave adventurer!

Continue reading

It seems this Halloween we once again have additional considerations to take into account. I'm focusing on handing out candy to trick-or-treaters while maintaining proper social distancing.

Continue reading

Some people have a hard time getting a good night's sleep in a strange bed, but nobody wants to wake up exhausted when they're on traveling. I decided to see if I could remedy this issue with a few SparkFun parts and a fast 3D print.

Continue reading

How I made a simple linear motion system using MicroMod, Qwiic breakouts, and 3D printed parts.

Continue reading

Use the MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board, paired with a ESP32 Processor Board, to stay on top of your meetings and email.

Continue reading

In The Princess Bride, Westley explains to Buttercup that the name is the important thing for inspiring the necessary fear. Well, the creepy head doesn’t need any help in that department, but we decided to give it a name anyway.

Continue reading

Tags


All Tags

Recent Blog Comments

"heads up" -- pun intended? ;-)

Thanks for the heads up! Should be solved now. Goes back to workbench to continue work on anti-gravity machine

Uh,, unless they've managed to print a working anti-gravity machine, it sure looks to me like a couple of the photos are upside down (need…

Rob is pretty eclectic and hard to duplicate with AI.I would love to get a board with a round microprocessor on it. Great project. Beside,…

Did I miss something? It didn't seem like a board was created, just a generic picture of a board. So, unless I missed something AI just…

A few days ago, someone knowing that I've been "doing" computers over 50 years, asked if they should be worried that AI was going to…

Some cool stuff here, especially with AI still in its infancy. If you wanted to get really crazy, you could create a 3D object of my head,…

I'd obtained a "third party" PCIe adapter and a 1TB SSD for my RPi5. I had a good laugh a few days ago when in response to a "sudo apt…

Wish I could order some of those nifty SparkFun shopping bags like Rob showed! They'd definitely be "grocery store agnostic" so I wouldn't…

Off on a bit of a tangent, I was a bit dismayed earlier this week at something. Being "under the weather", I needed to open cans of chicken…

Recent Authors

One Chris Two Chris Red Chris Blue Chris

ROB-24601

Graceflix

[redacted]

Chowdah

Blade

Member #1882265

jahnell

Madaroni And Cheese

-KJB-

SparkFro

Gior Dior

Nick Poole

santaimpersonator

bboyho


All Authors