Diamonds are... forever? My experiences 3D printing a translucent diamond theatrical prop for a choreographed piece with LEDs and capacitive touch sensing.
A simple and inexpensive way to add a little flare to some thrift store treasures.
We wanted to get you started on a high tech prank that's sure to annoy your friends and coworkers. We combine an Arduino Pro Micro with a USB Male connector to create a hardware mouse jiggler.
Angela installs some custom infinity mirrors in novelty heart-themed shoes for Valentine's fun.
My experiences exploring wearables for dancers performing a choreographed piece.
We reached out to some longtime customers and fans of SparkFun to see what they were working on 10-15 years ago.
A fun crystal-themed project in honor of SparkFun's 15th year.
Follow along as Feldi attempts to build a ceramic 3D printer using OS plans she found online.
The serial controlled motor driver is stripped of its firmware and reprogrammed to function as an amplifier. Then it's surrounded with circuits that turn the whole shebang into a portable guitar amp.. but it won't win any awards.
They say, "play stupid games, win stupid prizes," but the joke's on them: I love stupid prizes.
I am no expert at soldering, coding or developing, but I know how to plug something in and press a power button.
A couple classic, turkey-related projects for your holiday. Or if you just really like turkey all the time.
This light-sensitive project is designed to keep pedestrians safe, without compromising style!
Although the 3D printer seems to get the spotlight most of the time, people are making some very interesting projects where the laser cutter takes the lead role.
Sew LED strips into a fur vest for Halloween, Burning Man or any event that calls for furry lights.
Mistakes happen in making, even (especially?) to pros.
Check out some of the impressive work from our Community Partners!
But when guessing the time and the combination, only two people can win
Build a power switch for the Amazon Echo that can be activated from a voice command.
Some of my favorite builds, hacks and projects from the past year