Ever thought about hacking a laser tape measure? Now's your chance!
It's Friday, so we have more new products to talk about. Some GPS stuff, some copper tape, and a new magnetic card reader!
Holiday Greetings from SparkFun, a new tutorial, and a couple other useful bits of information.
Magical tape, a tiny light sensor, and some new revisions. Check out what we have for this week.
Check out this project from Dwight Eppinger, the Interactive Marketing Manager at Copper Mountain Ski Resort.
No anthropomorphic cats or mice here. Just fun, new products!
We're building an awesome holiday-themed project - join us!
Reliving childhood memories through the magic of Legos and 3D printing.
The long SparkFun tradition of mild sadism in the name of comedy continues!
New for this week, Chibitronics Circuit Stickers, check out the demo video.
This product post is a blast from the past! We don't have a video, just the good old-fashioned product post.
SparkFun gets counterfeit parts, buys nitric acid and a microscope, finds lack of silicon.
A look into what has gone well, and what has gone poorly, working on a conductive paint mural.
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
Introducing the SparkFun Load Cell Amplifier, various load cells, new products from Chibitronics, and more!
Create a device to investigate the paranormal.
A SparkFun customer and a a local dentist investigate the ATMega328 "slugs" - with interesting findings.
Today we learn about etching PCBs at home, on the cheap and quick! We even get a little fancy with it!
Check out these beautiful wedding invitations!
It's another week and we have more new products for you.
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!
See the difference solder paste stencils make in homebrew PCB assembly, and we test out milled PCBs in the reflow oven.
We've got some new products this week and are focusing a bit heavier on a special product this week, the Electric Imp.
Come join us for a "semester" of classes about the wonderful world of embedded electronics!
Announcing the winner of the 2009 SparkFun Hack-o-Lantern Contest!
Troubleshooting our second homebrewed breakout for the MLX90393.
We have some some new cool tools as well as some other goodies this week.
A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!
Check out this project inspired by "Young Frankenstein."
Check out this article from Forbes - and some cute dog pictures.
Check out this pair of projects from a father-son duo!
A new robotics board and Arduino shield should help ease you into the weekend!
What a better way to celebrate the start of the weekend than with a handful of new products!
Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!
Drive the Moog Werkstatt-01 with the SparkPunk sequencer, and starting in on a MIDI-to-CV converter.
Checkout our caliper battery hack and a new class on creating basic schematics.
This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.
We have some gripping products for you this week, so have a ball!
We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?