Looking to emulate modular synthesizers with the Teensy Audio platform? Read on!
We've created an iOS and Android app that calculates if the power requirements of a linear regulator cause the temperature of the device to rise to unsafe, component-damaging levels.
Using slow shutter-speed photography to capture sound waveforms
The most complicated, over-the-top, MacGyver-Van Damme'd remote-controlled laser!
These Raspberry Pi tips and Python tricks let you take your sensing projects off the desk and into the wild with wireless transmission and processing of data.
Check out the new and improved, tightened-up SparkFun Eagle libraries - now with uniformity, verified packages and documentation!
We rag on the patent system pretty often here in Open-Source-Landia. Let's take a look at a few positive contributions patent holders are trying to make to our lives!
-or- Engineering Is Always Yak-Shaving.
Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.
I started with a PiRetrocade kit and kept adding until I had a major appliance on my hands: my very own full-size arcade cabinet!
Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.
Creating your very own animated prop for Halloween utilizing the STK!
Conformal coatings have always been a big thing in the electronics world, but you rarely see it in the hobbyist/prototyping market. Here's our experience and where it is beneficial to use.
Filter noise from your latest paranormal investigation field recordings, audio-capturing UAV or anything not related to either of those two things.
New tutorials and Arduino libraries for the DeadOn RTC and Real Time Clock module breakout boards – plus, a fun little analog clock project.
A few thoughts on prototyping and breadboarding
Your farm-to-table walkthrough of solar power: Where does it come from, where does it go, and how many suns will you need for YOUR project?
We've made a "Stranger Things"-inspired message wall for your viewing (and tweeting!) pleasure.
This Enginursday tests a 7805 regulator with various heat sinks.
Playing around with auto-generating content, or predicting next words.
The Lone Sparksmen explore the old legend of Buckskin Joe and Silver Heels on their first paranormal investigation.
When you're advertised free toolchains or free value-add, you're skeptical. Ninety-five percent of the time, you're correct, but does that mean the tool isn't worth it?
Getting your plants up to Phant and digging in to IFTTT
How I taught my Amazon Echo to give me hyper-local weather reports
Stock photography babies show incompetent adults how to safely work with electronics.
An overview of IoT technology
Home automation with the ESP8266 is now easier than ever!
Watch and learn: a video about the design process for a mobile camera
The long SparkFun tradition of mild sadism in the name of comedy continues!
Check out our Hookup Guide for the new IOIO-OTG.
Don't judge a book by its cover!
Developing a demo app using an open source cross-platform framework (Xamarin) to display data from SparkFun's Phant server.
Create a device to investigate the paranormal.
All good things must come to an end, especially the availability of the component or product you need.
Join us for an epic journey into design for manufacturing, voltage spike suppression, stress testing, hex file analysis and more!
Check out the new Blynk Board and the tutorials that have sprouted up around it.
Finding prosperity and personal fulfillment in the growing, fast-paced industry of drawing things in the air.
Rather than a lengthy exploration of a single subject, I'm going to touch on a couple of smaller dishes.
For decades, the 555 timer has been a mainstay of hobbyist electronics. Is it time to retire this venerable little workhorse?
A quick update on the SparkFun aquaponics system
The process of using open-source designs to get to a final product, featuring KiCad, PJRC, and Advanced Circuits.
A ULP to customize Eagle like the SparkFun engineers