What color is Metallic Salmon? I have no idea, but the S371 does.
In this Enginursday, we'll explore some of the problems that can creep up when connecting I2C devices
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
What is the best way to protect electronics against reverse polarization?
Tech Support's very own Michelle shows you how to use an X2 Gateway in your next project.
Want to talk to multiple I2C sensors but have only one address? No problem.
SparkFun is no novice when it comes to educational tours. Last year we made several excursions around the country; here's the second half of our recap of the West Coast Tour in late 2012!
You've got to watch this video! Part two of the HAB series contains information on the balloon, enclosure, the cut-down system, as well as information about our still and video camera systems.
The next chapter in the Raspberry Pi Aquaponics Time-laspe project.
Can technology help you make better food decisions?
The Internet of Things, now with more dogs!
Forensics on our 2nd Free Day event. The ups, the downs. The lessons we learned were priceless!
NodeJS, NWJS and... Swedish Fish? A project continues.
Jaymes Dec returns for the second installment of a series on useful strategies for makers. Jaymes is the Fab Lab Integrator at the Marymount School, a K-12 all-girls independent school in Manhattan and was recently named a “Teacher of the Future” by the National Association of Independent Schools and a Fab Learn Fellow by Stanford University.
In January 2013, SparkFun education and engineering went to the Artisan's Asylum in Massachusetts to offer a large amount of support for their educational track. This post is all about the event and ancillary events we did on either side of the weekend while in the Boston area.
Nearly a year ago I made a terrible mistake. I bought a jet engine.
Our first try didn't work - so we're taking a different approach.
Join us on January 6th for the next episode of "SparkFun Live."
Overview of the related M2X Learn tutorial, which walks users through the process of connecting an Arduino and CC3000 to AT&T's M2X service.
Progress update on the SFE National Tour Kickstarter!
The UAV v2 Development Platform project demonstrates its ability to successfully navigate autonomously, through takeoff and landing.
See what you can do with the Tessel 2 and some imagination!
Check out the thrilling conclusion to June's "According to Pete."
Let's take a look at thermochromatic pigment.
The FreeSoC2 board is a great way to start using the incredibly powerful PSoC5LP processor line from Cypress Semiconductor.
The Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2, a new Raspberry Pi Enclosure, an RJ11 Breakout. Oh so vivid!
I share my designs for my new electronics workbench and go over some of the design decisions for it. I also cover what makes triangles more stable than squares.
SparkFun is forced to incinerate 2,000 multimeters because they are yellow.
The FreeSoC2 development board, the Anouk Edition Teensy 3.1, and the SparkFun Photon ecosystem!
New Products on the Day Before AVC: LIDAR, AutoDriver and Jumper Wires!
This week, the new Ludus product line of Arduino shields, as well as an overstock IC, the ATmega8U2.
When writing a library, pass in I2C ports to make the library more useful on different platforms.
Today we are happy to bring you a handy BNC adapter board for the Digilent Analog Discovery 2 and an updated version of the popular 2xAAA battery holder.
Let's dissect another section of EdiBot 2.0 and learn how to spin DC motors with Python.
Increase the range on your 2.4GHz IoT devices with these simple antenna hacks.
Navigating the masses of International CES 2015 to bring you the highlights of all that's up-and-coming with electronics.
1, 2, 3,... 19 new things to post. We are really excited about so many of these, it's hard to choose where to start.
The Bean+ from PunchThrough Design, a new Geiger Sensor, and a 6V 2A wall adapter.
A new 2.4GHz dish on the SparkFun roofs adds a third connection to the internet.
This week, a couple new shields to connect your project to the wonderful Internet: the ESP8266 Shield and the new Arduino Ethernet Shield V2.
Amazon has released an example allowing you to create an Alexa endpoint on a Raspberry Pi 3 (or 2B). It's free and open source, so you can tear it apart, see how it works and modify it as you see fit!
A $58,000 lesson in mid-volume manufacturing