SparkFun Electronics will be closed on November 26, 2020 and November 27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will begin normal operations at 9:00 AM Mountain Time on November 30, 2020.
Now is a great time to start picking up a new hobby.
Let's review an overly simple example of our new product process, and the unavoidable truth of fun over efficiency in my life...
Recently, a team from the St. Vrain Innovation Center assembled its first custom PCB design with the help of SparkFun. This is the story behind their project and their experience.
It's time to bounce that old tennis ball out of your garage, and up your game with this simple project that lets you know exactly where to stop when pulling in to your garage.
Get ready for a monthlong celebration of crafting with electronics!
A new video to help you learn and teach with the MaKey MaKey!
How to hack a pathway light to make a soil moisture sensor.
I wrote a tutorial about how to make a nightlight with ELastoLite. It's pretty ok, so check it out. DO IT.
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.
Hardware Hacking is an art, but there are some common methods to modifying devices that can jump-start any good hacking project.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
You've just finished your new project. Before you apply power, here are a few tips to keep the smoke in.
Check out these projects using the Wake on Shake board!
An electronics geeks tribute to one of the greatest shows of all time.
How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
Check out this nice e-textiles project from a SparkFun customer.