USB-to-serial UART bridges like the CH340 make it easier to upload code to an Arduino and pass serial data to/from your computer. Make sure to install the respective drivers before getting started.
Learn what a logic level is, and how to interface between different technologies, with a few of our tutorials!
Revisiting the use of virtual network computing for headless (or just more convenient) interaction with your RPi setup.
How do you work with wire? Level up your technical skills by checking out this tutorial.
A brief overview of bootloaders, and a few tutorials we have for installing bootloaders to boards.
Behold: SAMD drivers that work with Windows 7
We have ported another "still relevant" tutorial from our archives, and added additional content to make it even more helpful on your next project!
Let's review an overly simple example of our new product process, and the unavoidable truth of fun over efficiency in my life...
Control a robot wirelessly with your hand using XBees, Arduino and an accelerometer.
Looking to get your feet wet with GPS? We've got just the tutorial for you! Accurately display your coordinates on a small OLED with the press of a button using hardware from our Qwiic Connect System (I2C).
Using EL once again for my students' performance using a glove controller, XBees, EL sequencers and Arduino.
A brief overview of various antenna connectors, including tutorials on the subject
Learn different ways to reduce the current draw for your next Arduino project.
Control your RedBot programmed with Arduino using the wireless joystick and a pair of XBees!
I enjoy electronics; I enjoy the outdoors; I enjoy lots in life that aren't chores.
Introducing SparkFun's new microcontroller graphics library: HyperDisplay! What is it, why did we make it and how can I learn more about it? All your musings will be concluded right here, right now.
The SAMD21 boards have the ability to add additional UART, SPI and I2C ports. Check out our new tutorial explaining how to set them up.
Using a Raspberry Pi to do augmented-reality projections
Control your micro:bot wirelessly using MakeCode's radio blocks.
Let's check out my third design to control LEDs based on movement using an accelerometer!