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Hackers in Residence - Cosmic Ray Detector

August 11, 2014

Learn how to detect cosmic rays with this simple and cheap detector, built by Hacker in Residence Pete Marchetto.

Logomatic Hookup Guide

May 29, 2014

Basic introduction and hook-up guide for the SparkFun Logomatic.

Getting Started with OBD-II

October 8, 2015

A general guide to the OBD-II protocols used for communication in automotive and industrial applications.

How to Use an Oscilloscope

February 25, 2014

How to work the dials and buttons on an oscilloscope, and a glossary of the o-scope lexicon.

AT42QT1010 Capacitive Touch Breakout Hookup Guide

December 12, 2013

Learn how to use the simple AT24QT1010 Capacitive Touch Breakout.

Touch Potentiometer Hookup Guide

October 22, 2015

Learn how to use the SparkFun Touch Potentiometer to control lighting, volume or other inputs in your daily life.

How to Use a Multimeter

January 9, 2015

Learn the basics of using a multimeter to measure continuity, voltage, resistance and current.

Discrete Semiconductor Kit Identification Guide

November 19, 2015

Get to know the contents of the SparkFun Discrete Semiconductor Kit.

CAN-Bus Shield Hookup Guide

October 8, 2015

A basic introduction to working with the CAN-Bus shield.

How to Use a Multimeter RETIRED

December 2, 2012

Learn the basics of using a multimeter to measure continuity, voltage, resistance and current.

How to Solder - Castellated Mounting Holes

May 12, 2015

Tutorial showing how to solder castellated holes (or castellations). This might come in handy if you need to solder a module or PCB to another PCB. These castellations are becoming popular with integrated WiFi and Bluetooth modules.

How to Solder - Through-hole Soldering

September 19, 2013

New to electronics and soldering? Have you soldered before but need a refresher? This tutorial will cover everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.


July 1, 2014

A crash course in bi-polar junction transistors. Learn how transistors work and in which circuits we use them.

How to Build a Remote Kill Switch

May 31, 2016

Learn how to build a wireless controller to kill power when things go... sentient.

Getting Started with the LilyPad MP3 Player

May 8, 2013

The LilyPad MP3 Player is an amazing little board that contains almost everything you need to play audio files. You can use it to create all kinds of noisy projects, from MP3 hoodies to talking teddy bears. Your imagination is the only limit! This tutorial will help you get started.

Using EAGLE: Board Layout

September 5, 2013

Part 2 of the Using Eagle tutorials, this one covers how to lay out a board after designing a schematic.

Shift Registers

August 23, 2013

An introduction to shift registers and potential uses.

Understanding the BC127 Bluetooth Module

January 31, 2014

SparkFun has two boards using the BC127; here's what you need to know to use them.

Working with Wire

February 8, 2013

How to strip, crimp and work with wire.

Electronics Assembly

March 1, 2013

How SparkFun assembles SMD electronics.

microSD Sniffer Hookup Guide

August 4, 2015

A basic introduction to working with the microSD Sniffer.

Capacitor Kit Identification Guide

October 1, 2015

Learn how to identify and use a variety of capacitors using the SparkFun Capacitor Kit.

MPR121 Hookup Guide

December 18, 2013

How to get started using the MPR121 for capacitive touch sensing with your Arduino.

Bare Conductive Musical Painting

May 5, 2015

Learn how to make a musical painting using the Bare Conductive Touch Board and Conductive Paint.

Electronic E-craft Terrarium

January 21, 2016

A guest tutorial on an Electronic Terrarium from the Performative Sculpture class of Parsons DT.

Single Board Computer Benchmarks

July 31, 2015

How to set up different benchmarking programs on single board computers or computing modules and run them. The results for various generations are shown on the subsequent pages.

FLIR Lepton Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

See the invisible world of infrared radiation using the FLIR Dev Kit and Raspberry Pi.

SparkFun LED Array (8x7) Hookup Guide

March 10, 2016

Getting started with the Charlieplexed 8x7 LED array.

Serial Communication

December 18, 2012

Asynchronous serial communication concepts: packets, signal levels, baud rates, UARTs and more!

MYST Linking Book

March 18, 2014

Create your own Linking Book from the classic computer game, MYST

ESP8266 Powered Propane Poofer

March 15, 2016

Learn how Nick Poole built a WiFi controlled fire-cannon using the ESP8266 Thing Dev Board!

Simon Splosion Wireless

February 13, 2014

This is a tutorial demonstrating one of many techniques to "hack" the Simon Says. We will highlight the technique to take your Simon Says Wireless.

Building the HUB-ee Buggy

September 6, 2013

Let's build the HUB-ee Buggy: A simple robot based on the HUB-ee wheel system!

MiniMoto DRV8830 Hookup Guide

September 19, 2013

MiniMoto is an I2C-based low-voltage DC motor driver.

Constant Innovation in Quality Control

December 11, 2013

In this article, we share our recent advancements in quality control. Every new product we design and manufacture here at SparkFun gets a custom testing apparatus that is designed and built in house. Along with making our tests more thorough, we have also made them more efficient and robust.

Are You Okay? Widget

May 23, 2014

Use an Electric Imp and accelerometer to create an "Are You OK" widget. A cozy piece of technology your friend or loved one can nudge to let you know they're OK from half-a-world away.

Vernier Photogate

January 7, 2014

Vernier Photogate Timer -- using the Serial Enabled LCD Kit.

Digital Logic

October 3, 2013

A primer on digital logic concepts in hardware and software.

Nest Protect Teardown

January 15, 2014

See the inner-workings of the new Nest Protect in this SparkFun Teardown.

Electret Mic Breakout Board Hookup Guide

June 23, 2016

An introduction to working with the Electret Mic Breakout Board.

Pushing Data to Data.SparkFun.com

July 8, 2014

A grab bag of examples to show off the variety of routes your data can take on its way to a Data.SparkFun.com stream.

Connecting Arduino to Processing

April 25, 2013

Send serial data from Arduino to Processing and back - even at the same time!

ESP8266 Thing Development Board Hookup Guide

November 5, 2015

An overview of SparkFun's ESP8266 Thing Development Board - a development board for the Internet of...Things. This tutorial explains the circuitry driving the board, and how to get it up and running in an Arduino environment.

Das Blinken Top Hat

January 22, 2014

A top hat decked out with LED strips makes for a heck of a wedding gift.

Analog to Digital Conversion

February 7, 2013

The world is analog. Use analog to digital conversion to help digital device interpret the world.

Motors and Selecting the Right One

December 12, 2013

Learn all about different kinds of motors and how they operate.

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According to Pete

September 6, 2011 25

Check out the September edition of According to Pete

According to Pete - Current Sensing

July 1, 2013 28

Check out this month's episode of "According to Pete."

According to Pete - February Edition

February 6, 2012 56

Check out this month's version of "According to Pete."

According to Pete - January Edition

January 9, 2012 25

Check out this month's edition of According to Pete!

According to Pete: Current Mirrors

January 8, 2014 41

For this month's installment of According to Pete, our director of engineering demystifies current mirrors.

According to Pete - DIY Guitar Pickups

August 20, 2012 23

Check out this month's second installment of "According to Pete!"

According to Pete

April 3, 2011 38

Introducing a new video series - "According to Pete"

According to Pete

May 2, 2011 72

Check out the newest according to Pete video!

According to Pete

December 5, 2011 36

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According to Pete: Transistor Biasing Configurations

November 5, 2013 31

In the November edition of According to Pete, our intrepid engineering director drops some transistor knowledge on us.

According to Pete: August edition!

August 5, 2013 60

This month, Pete talks logging. With plaid, but no flapjacks.

A Special "According to Pete"

November 5, 2012 5

Check out today's edition of According to Pete.

According to Pete - Filtering

January 7, 2013 28

Check out January's edition of "According to Pete."

According to Pete: March Edition

March 5, 2012 29

Check out this month's installment of "According to Pete."

According to Pete - August 1st, 2011

August 1, 2011 52

Welcome to another edition of "According to Pete."

According to Pete - SPI and I2C

October 15, 2012 30

Check out today's edition of According to Pete.

According to Pete - July 5th, 2011

July 5, 2011 66

Check out the latest installment of According to Pete.

According to Pete #42 - Resonance Circuits

April 7, 2015 15

We've got some fresh "According to Pete" for your viewing pleasure!

According to Pete, Special Halloween Edition

October 31, 2011 37

We're releasing "According to Pete" a bit early this week.

According to Pete - June 2012 Edition, Episode 2

June 18, 2012 41

Check out the thrilling conclusion to June's "According to Pete."

According to Pete - The Time Cube

April 1, 2013 32

Check it out as Pete crafts his own time machine.

According to Pete Episode #40 - Home LED lighting and the SparkFun FemtoBuck

January 20, 2015 29

Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"

According to Pete: Charge Pumps

June 29, 2015 16

It's time for another visit with everyone's favorite Director of Engineering!

According to Pete - Spectra Symbol Contest and Workspace Tour!

June 3, 2013 225

Are you chock full of brilliant ideas? Then perhaps we have a contest for you.

According to Pete - June 6, 2011

June 6, 2011 62

You got questions about capacitors, we've got answers!

AMA with Nate & Pete is IMMINENT

November 18, 2014 5

Tune in at 3:00 to watch Pete and Nate laugh nervously at each other and answer your questions!

Pete and Jim's Trip to the MIT Media Lab

July 11, 2011 30

Pete Dokter and Jim Lindblom tour the MIT Media Lab, as well as the greater Boston technological tundra.

Creating a Custom Tilt Sensor

March 3, 2014 11

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.

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Simon Modifications

February 6, 2014

Presentation on how to take a Simon kit and modify it using an FTDI to change how the buzzer, LEDs, buttons and analog sensors function.

Intro to Basic Electronics

February 6, 2014

Learn about breadboards, series and parallel circuits and basic sensors with this power point by Rick Anderson.

Intro to Arduino

February 6, 2014

Here is a slide show presentation for introducing the Arduino SparkFun Inventor's Kit.

How to Solder Comic

February 6, 2014

This comic describes how to do plated through hole soldering in an easy to understand visual format.

Programming with Simon

February 6, 2014

This material shows a way to re-use our popular Simon game to teach programming after you have used it to teach soldering.

Simple Tools to Enhance Student Engagement with Processing

March 28, 2014

Materials, presentations and examples from our presentations and workshops at the National NSTA Conference in Boston, MA

Intro to Arduino with ArduBlock

February 6, 2014

Learn the basics of programming in Arduino using the graphical programming constructs of ArduBlock.

Graphics Downloads

August 18, 2011

Graphics: SparkFun has amassed quite a collection nifty graphics; we’ve got logos, slogans, evil scientists, Pete, highly-educated cephalopods and more. If you’d like to use any of them for you…

Giant Components

February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create giant functioning electronics components. For use with the Giant Breadboard.

Giant Breadboard

February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create a giant bread board with functioning components for use as a teaching tool.

Arduino Cheatsheet

August 19, 2014

This is an overview of the most important / commonly used Arduino commands.

Processing Cheatsheet

July 8, 2014

We have compiled a quick reference list of all of the common commands we use for teaching Processing. This was created in Microsoft PowerPoint. The raw, ed

SMD Soldering

February 6, 2014

Presentation about surface mount device (SMD) soldering.

Soldering, PTH

February 6, 2014

These are some materials to help you teach Plated Through Hole Soldering.

Resistance Board

February 6, 2014

A project using e-textiles to show the concept of resistance in an intuitive manner.

Giant Soldering

February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create a giant prop soldering iron to demonstrate PTH and SMD soldering techniques to large groups.

ArduBlock: Graphical Programming Environment for Arduino

February 6, 2014

ArduBlock is a Scratch-like interface for Arduino and allows you to program Arduino using drag-and-drop blocks that free you of syntax errors.


September 22, 2014

Ever wondered what sort of hijinks go on behind the scenes at SparkFun? Do you dream of seeing certain SparkFun folks in their natural habitat? Well you’re in luck, because we host public tours …

Surface Mount Device Stenciling

February 6, 2014

Presentation used to teach Surface Mount Device Stenciling here at SparkFun Electronics.

Giant Breadboard Poster

May 27, 2014

Looking to teach how breadboards work? Print this file out to a poster, laminate it, and use dry erase markers to illustrate the internal connections.

MakerScience and Arduino

April 7, 2014

Learn how to teach basic concepts of electricity and circuits, program a microcontroller, and integrate making, building, and inventing into your classroom

SoftSerial: Implementing Multiple Serial Ports On An Arduino

February 6, 2014

Learn how to use pins other than TX and RX to communicate between microcontrollers using the SoftSerial library.

Electronic Graphics Resources

February 6, 2014

Illustrator file with a variety of electronics images and icons. Made by Adam Meyer of bildr.org.

Serial Communication between Arduino and Processing

February 6, 2014

Materials for Arduino, Processing and Serial Communication for the ATLAS program at CU Boulder.

AVC 2016

September 26, 2016

View Photos View Scoreboard View Site Map View Rules View Program Watch a recap of the live stream here! …

HotSheets: Processing

April 18, 2014

Are you looking for a gradual and project based way to learn Processing. Check out this set of HotSheets that take you from 0 understanding to awesome!

XBee Buying Guide

October 10, 2016

XBee Buying Guide Welcome to the wireless world of XBee. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, either way you are in for a fun ride. XBees are tiny blue chips that can communicate …

ProtoSnap Intro to Arduino

February 6, 2014

Presentation on programming microcontrollers without having to create any circuits using the ProtoSnap board.

Driving to Scratchville

February 6, 2014

Introduction to programming and sensor input isng scratch and the Pico Board.

SparkFun Curriculum: Introduction to Design

June 15, 2016

These are two full semester courses focused around Engineering Design using the SparkFun Inventor's Kit.

Intro to PicoBoard with Scratch

February 6, 2014

Introduction to computing using Scratch and PicoBoard.

How to use a multimeter

October 3, 2016

This is a hand-out developed from our popular "How to use a Multimeter" tutorial.

How to Develop Embedded Software

May 23, 2014

This is a book contributed by David Clifton. The purpose of the book is to provide a real-life example of some software engineering techniques for intermed

Subscribe to the SparkFun Newsletter

October 28, 2016

Sign up for the SparkFun E-mail Newsletter! Products, news and discounts - delivered straight to your inbox. What do you get with the SparkFun newsletter? Subscribers get to be among the first to …

Introduction to Robotics using SparkFun RedBot Mainboard

January 15, 2015

Our team of educators piloted a class here at SparkFun in the Spring of 2014 introducing the RedBot Mainboard using the Dagu Multi Chassis platform. Here a

Digital Sandbox Intro to CS Activities

July 29, 2016

This is a collection of activities that we created to introduce students to basic CS concepts using the Digital Sandbox.

Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

November 21, 2014

2014 Colorado Science Conference – Workshop: Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Explore how light is bent, shaped, and obscured usin…

Introduction To Arduino: Make a Light Sculpture!

July 9, 2016

Go from blinking an LED to creating your very own light sculpture! This class is for anyone who has never played around with Ardui…


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