A SparkFun customer wows us with the project he made using one of our sponsorships!

Continue reading

Few funding campaigns pull heartstrings while actually doing measurable good. Jerry, impressively, is doing both.

Continue reading

The necessary dangers of electricity, and whether they're worth it.

Continue reading

The future is here. This week we have a sound generator, 3D printer, and more!

Continue reading

Friday Friday Friday! New products are here, come check them out.

Continue reading

Our friend Jerome built an amazing Iron Man suit - check it out!

Continue reading

I wrote a tutorial about how to make a nightlight with ELastoLite. It's pretty ok, so check it out. DO IT.

Continue reading

SparkFun's Engineering Department showcases the Tweet Race project.

Continue reading

A bizarre and thought-provoking project from the students of Parsons Flesh and Chrome Wearable Technology group.

Continue reading

Deren Guler leads a project called “Invent-abling” focused on creating gender neutral construction kits that inspire people to creatively explore topics in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) for children, specifically girls aged 7-13.

Continue reading

While designing our new Simon Tilts Through Hole Soldering Kit, we ultimately found that the best solution for the tilt sensor involved creating a custom plastic part. Here is the story of this project - including a couple interviews with the people that helped us along the way.

Continue reading

HacKidemia is a global organization that runs hands-on STEM workshops for kids in more than 25 countries around the world with 8000 children and 400 mentors. They were asked to bring the project to Africa and launched an indiegogo campaign two months ago: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/afrimakers. The main intention is to enable African makers -- kids in particular -- to use making and prototyping for solving local challenges like access to clean water, energy and information. SparkFun has donated the materials for 7 maker boxes - enough to support the initial campaign goal to equip each of the 7 hubs with a set of Arduino's, sensors, books, and tools.

Continue reading

First impressions of the Arduino/Intel-hybrid Galileo board - an x86 Arduino! - a small example project, and our likes and dislikes.

Continue reading

SparkFun EDU has a dedicated focus on K-12 education. We are showing several demos of our products, project ideas, and tutorials at the NSTA regional conference in Denver. Come visit us!

Continue reading

Today's the day! Let's all get together and build a project.

Continue reading

How to create a simple and cheap time-lapse rig with the Raspberry Pi.

Continue reading

Hardware Hacking is an art, but there are some common methods to modifying devices that can jump-start any good hacking project.

Continue reading

We were lucky enough to have Aaron come to SparkFun to talk about his projects for kids!

Continue reading

Tags


All Tags

Recent Blog Comments

Any prize for spotting the shirt that says “I pooped today”
Any prize for spotting Rob of days long past?
Oh wow, thanks! You guys sure seem like you have a fun and relaxed working environment there at SparkFun
You’re not crazy. You’re so not crazy, in fact, that as the first to find the Power Ranger, you’ve won a [LilyPad Design…
Am I crazy or did I see a Power Ranger and a stein of beer in there?
Your project sounds awesome! The pull-down resistor actually solves both of the problems that you brought up. If you attach a large resistor…
Such an inspiring idea! I’ve recently bought a load of soft pots to make thin interface for photoshop and I’m considering this, thank you.…
Behavioral or Structural? VHDL is my favorite, structural way is for hardware oriented people while behavioral is for software inclined. I…
Next step: reflow solder components at the same time
Add a USB port to your ring binder. Locate your wireless charging rings thoughtfully on each page so that when you plug in your ring binder,…

Recent Authors

ShawnHymel

Chelsea the Destroyer

xtopher

Joel_E_B

NPoole

Megan Shields

Black Angus Rocket Storm

TheDarkSaint

Double M

Sarah Al-Mutlaq

SFUptownMaker

M-Short

.Brent.

KRULLLLLLLL

Pearce


All Authors