248 results for COPPER TAPE

Copper Tape - 5mm (50ft)

Copper Tape - 2" (50ft)

Copper Tape - Conductive Adhesive, 2" (50ft)

Copper Tape - Conductive Adhesive, 5mm (50ft)

Makey Makey Deluxe Kit

Theragrip Thermal Tape

EL Tape - White (1m)

EL Tape - Blue (1m)

EL Tape - Red (1m)

EL Tape - Blue/Green (1m)

High Temperature Adhesive Tape - (1cm, 33m)

Solder Lead Free - 15-gram Tube

Liquid Level Sensor - 8"

Magnet Disk - 0.709"

Solder - 1/4lb Spool (0.032") Special Blend

EL Inverter - Battery Pack

Solder - 1/4lb Spool (0.020") Special Blend

Slide Pot - Small (10k Linear Taper)

Slide Pot - Motorized (10k Linear Taper)

Slide Pot - Medium (10k Linear Taper)

Slide Pot - X-Large (10k Linear Taper)

Solder Wick #2 25ft. - TechSpray

Solder Wick #2 5ft. - Generic

EL Panel - Blue (10x10cm)

EL Panel - Blue-Green (10x10cm)

ELastoLite Contact Patch

0.9500 0.19
EL Wire Starter Kit

SMD LED - White 1206 (strip of 25)

EL Panel - White (10x10cm)

EL Panel - Red (10x10cm)

SMD LED - Green 1206 (strip of 25)

SMD LED - Blue 1206 (strip of 25)

SMD LED - Red 1206 (strip of 25)

Weller WLC100 Soldering Station

SparkFun Hall-Effect Current Sensor Breakout - ACS712

LulzBot Mini 3D Printer

Qwiic Connector SMD - White 10 Pcs

Electronic Dice Kit

Thermoelectric Cooler - 40x40mm

Qwiic Connector SMD - Black 10 Pcs

Pocket Geiger Radiation Sensor - Type 5

SparkFun Line Follower Array

Qwiic Micro OLED

SparkFun EL Sequencer

TAZ 6 3D Printer


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LED Butterfly Pop Up Card

August 19, 2015

Craft an illuminated butterfly pop up card with copper tape, two LEDs, and a battery.

LED Robot Pop Up Card

August 19, 2015

Craft a paper circuit pop up card with a cycling RGB LED, battery, and copper tape.

Paper Circuit Pin

April 11, 2016

This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and make a wearable piece of e-craft art.

The Great Big Guide to Paper Circuits

May 22, 2015

Let's take a look at different materials we can use to combine paper crafting and electronics.

Photon Wearable Shield Hookup Guide

July 2, 2015

Learn how to use the Photon Wearable Shield for your next projects!

Light-Up Valentine Cards

January 27, 2015

Light up your love with paper circuits - no soldering required!

Let It Glow Holiday Cards

November 20, 2014

Craft a glowing card for friends and family this holiday season with paper circuits - no soldering required!

Origami Paper Circuits

May 26, 2015

A quick tutorial to get you started in the world of light up origami flowers.

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

Light up your dad's day with this electronic pop-up card!

Electronic E-craft Terrarium

January 21, 2016

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

Soil moisture-sensing by hacking a solar light

June 19, 2014

How to take a solar powered pathway light from a hardware store and make it into a crude soil moisture sensor.

Dungeons and Dragons Dice Gauntlet

August 13, 2013

A playful, geeky tutorial for a leather bracer that uses a LilyPad Arduino, LilyPad accelerometer, and seven segment display to roll virtual 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, and 100 side dice for gaming.

AT42QT1010 Capacitive Touch Breakout Hookup Guide

December 12, 2013

Learn how to use the simple AT24QT1010 Capacitive Touch Breakout.

MaKey MaKey Quickstart Guide

February 6, 2014

Be stoked! The world is your construction kit. How to turn everyday objects into computer inputs with the MaKey MaKey.

Sound Page Guide

May 22, 2015

How to use the Lilypad MP3 Player and some Bare Conductive Paint to make a fandom silhouette sound trigger page.

MPR121 Hookup Guide

December 18, 2013

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

RFM69HCW Hookup Guide

April 29, 2016

The RFM69HCW is an inexpensive transceiver that you can use to create all kinds of wireless projects. This tutorial will help you get started.

Importing Custom Images into Eagle

December 5, 2016

How to create custom graphics and import them into Eagle for silk, copper, etc.

How Lithium Polymer Batteries are Made

May 28, 2014

We got the opportunity to tour the Great Power Battery factory. Checkout how LiPos are made!

Hackers In Residence - The Tethered Quad

September 18, 2013

Our first-ever "Hackers in Residence" Tara Tiger Brown and Sean Bonner created a quadcopter that stays tethered to the ground. Here's how they did it!

TeensyView Hookup Guide

March 16, 2017

A guide to using the TeensyView OLED board to display text and graphics.

Decade Resistance Box Hookup Guide

December 4, 2014

How to assemble the decade resistance box, then use it as a design and measurement tool.

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.

MiniMoto DRV8830 Hookup Guide

September 19, 2013

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

What is Electricity?

June 13, 2013

We can see electricity in action on our computers, lighting our houses, as lightning strikes in thunderstorms, but what is it? This is not an easy question, but this tutorial will shed some light on it!


April 24, 2014

Fear the dark no longer with this ELastoLite nightlight.

Ardumoto Kit Hookup Guide

April 14, 2017

Learn how to assemble and drive DC motors using the v2.0 Ardumoto Shield.

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.

Make Your Own Fritzing Parts

March 18, 2014

Learn how to create your own Fritzing part so you can make amazing looking wiring diagrams, learn about schematics and PCB design, and get your design fabbed into a real PCB with Fritzing's PCB manufacturing service.

SparkFun Line Follower Array Hookup Guide

October 15, 2015

Learn how to connect the RedBot Line Following Sensor Bar to an arduino type microcontroller. Use the example sketches to read data from the bar, and try out a simple line following algorithm.

Electronics Assembly

March 1, 2013

How SparkFun assembles SMD electronics.

Quick Illuminated Boxes

December 16, 2013

A quick tutorial to show you how to add LEDs to gift or holiday bags or boxes.

Photon Remote Water Level Sensor

June 2, 2016

Learn how to build a remote water level sensor for a water storage tank and how to automate a pump based off the readings!

HIH-4030 Humidity Sensor Hookup Guide

December 6, 2016

Measure relative humidity with SparkFun's HIH-4030 Humidity Sensor Breakout.

Shapeoko Assembly Guide

April 21, 2016

A guide for attaching the Stepoko Add-on kit to a Shapeoko Mechanical kit.

Interactive Smart Mirror

February 8, 2016

Build a smart mirror that displays weather data using the Intel® Edison.

SIK Keyboard Instrument

April 15, 2016

We can use the parts and concepts in the SparkFun Invetor's Kit to make a primitive keyboard instrument.

Light Up Silk Flower Corsage

April 20, 2015

Combine a silk flower with a built-in RGB LED and some LilyPad Switches to create a customizable accessory.

Mario the Magician's Magical Lapel Flower

May 23, 2013

A guest tutorial from the astonishingly talented Mario the Magician showing how to put together your own servo-controlled lapel flower.

Beefcake Relay Control Hookup Guide

June 2, 2016

This is a guide for assembling and basic use of the Beefcake Relay Control board

Bare Conductive Musical Painting

May 5, 2015

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

Red Box Robot Hookup Guide

November 23, 2016

Turn an iconic SparkFun red box into an obstacle-avoiding robot.


September 23, 2015

This tutorial shows users how to solder their SparkFun interactive badges as well as put them to use in other projects.

ELastoLite Hookup Guide

November 14, 2013

Everything you need to setup a circuit using ELastoLite super flexible EL Panels from Oryon Technologies.

Integrated Circuits

July 15, 2013

An introduction to integrated circuits (ICs). Electronics' ubiquitous black chips. Includes a focus on the variety of IC packages.

21st Century Fashion Kit: Inflation

December 10, 2014

Learn how to use a blower and thin sheet plastic to create designs that change shape and volume!

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New Product Friday: Stick With It!

February 24, 2012

It's Friday, so we have more new products to talk about. Some GPS stuff, some copper tape, and a new magnetic card reader!

Friday Product Post: The Mooshi and Scratchy Show

April 15, 2016

No anthropomorphic cats or mice here. Just fun, new products!

Laser Tape Measure Hacking Challenge

November 7, 2011

Ever thought about hacking a laser tape measure? Now's your chance!

Enginwedginursday: Hacking Childhood Memories

December 16, 2015

Reliving childhood memories through the magic of Legos and 3D printing.

Enginursday: The Hot Seat

May 26, 2016

The long SparkFun tradition of mild sadism in the name of comedy continues!

New Product Friday: Circuit Stickers

April 17, 2015

New for this week, Chibitronics Circuit Stickers, check out the demo video.

An Old-Timey New Product Post

April 22, 2011

This product post is a blast from the past! We don't have a video, just the good old-fashioned product post.

New Product Friday: Worth the Weight

June 12, 2015

Introducing the SparkFun Load Cell Amplifier, various load cells, new products from Chibitronics, and more!

My Love/Hate Relationship with Conductive Paint

August 18, 2011

A look into what has gone well, and what has gone poorly, working on a conductive paint mural.

End of the Year and X-Rays in Your Scotch Tape

December 18, 2008

Holiday Greetings from SparkFun, a new tutorial, and a couple other useful bits of information.

New Product Friday: Sticky Situation

October 25, 2013

Magical tape, a tiny light sensor, and some new revisions. Check out what we have for this week.

Ski Season Is Over But This Project Is Worth Posting Any Time

July 27, 2010

Check out this project from Dwight Eppinger, the Interactive Marketing Manager at Copper Mountain Ski Resort.

The Return to Shenzhen - Part 2

April 13, 2011

SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.

ATmega Slugs

April 21, 2010

SparkFun gets counterfeit parts, buys nitric acid and a microscope, finds lack of silicon.

IoTuesday: Healthier Eating – Fabricating the Digital Pantry

April 11, 2017

In this next-to-last installment of the Digital Pantry project, we do some enclosure fabrication and build our own vacuum molding table!

Revisiting the Counterfeit ATMega328s

May 17, 2010

A SparkFun customer and a a local dentist investigate the ATMega328 "slugs" - with interesting findings.

The Geekiest Wedding Invites Ever

January 31, 2013

Check out these beautiful wedding invitations!

T³: Etching your own circuit boards

June 7, 2016

Today we learn about etching PCBs at home, on the cheap and quick! We even get a little fancy with it!

A Monster New Product Post!

May 27, 2011

It's another week and we have more new products for you.

June Caption Contest

June 5, 2012

Time to flex your captioning muscles!

Enginursday: The Look - the Feel - of Concrete

June 22, 2017

Inspired to try something new for International Week of Making, Mary mixed and poured concrete over electronics in her office.

Pasting and Reflowing Homebrew PCBs

February 9, 2017

See the difference solder paste stencils make in homebrew PCB assembly, and we test out milled PCBs in the reflow oven.

Six Patents That I'm Going to Need, Like, Yesterday

December 8, 2016

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!

New Product Post: Electric Imp Edition

September 14, 2012

We've got some new products this week and are focusing a bit heavier on a special product this week, the Electric Imp.

Soldering and Troubleshooting Homebrew PCBs

February 6, 2017

Troubleshooting our second homebrewed breakout for the MLX90393.

SparkFun Summer Semester and the TIE Conference

June 11, 2009

Come join us for a "semester" of classes about the wonderful world of embedded electronics!

Hack-o-Lantern 2009

October 30, 2009

Announcing the winner of the 2009 SparkFun Hack-o-Lantern Contest!

New Product Friday: A Logical Assortment of New Products

November 11, 2011

We have some some new cool tools as well as some other goodies this week.

Solar Powered Bird Tracking

August 3, 2010

A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!

Friday Product Post: Fall in Line

October 16, 2015

A new robotics board and Arduino shield should help ease you into the weekend!

SparkFun and Its Not-So-Traditional Work Culture

May 30, 2012

Check out this article from Forbes - and some cute dog pictures.

Chris Taylor's Door Project

February 2, 2012

Check out this project inspired by "Young Frankenstein."

IoTuesday: From Juicero to Juicezero

May 16, 2017

The good, the bad and the $700 IoT cold-press juice machine.

Pick-and-Place Grab Bag!

January 4, 2011

We have bags chock full of pick-and-place goodies.

Nuclear Fusion

December 8, 2008

Checkout our caliper battery hack and a new class on creating basic schematics.

Ultrasonic Ranger Info Video

June 10, 2010

Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!

Enginursday: Digging into the Werkstatt

October 9, 2014

Drive the Moog Werkstatt-01 with the SparkPunk sequencer, and starting in on a MIDI-to-CV converter.

A Bevy of New Products

June 4, 2010

What a better way to celebrate the start of the weekend than with a handful of new products!

Designing a control system for a robot battle arena

July 9, 2015

This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.

Where does 9600 bps come from?

December 5, 2016

We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?

A Gripping Friday New Product Post

August 5, 2011

We have some gripping products for you this week, so have a ball!

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Paper Circuits: Lotus Flower Pop Up Card

May 6, 2014

Templates used in the Have Fun with Paper Circuitry workshop at GESTEM on 5/9/14.

Paper Circuits Pin

March 31, 2014

This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and make a wearable piece of e-craft art.

Paper Circuits: Light Up Valentine Pop Up Cards

March 27, 2014

Templates and slide presentation used in the Light Up Your Love with Paper Circuitry class on 2/12/14.

Paper Circuit Cards

March 1, 2014

Have students build a simple circuit with copper tape, a coin cell battery, and an LED. This template can be extended to any number of other activities inv

AVC 2016

September 26, 2016

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


November 4, 2015

The Stepoko runs Grbl software and is able to connect to your computer, accept G-code and translate that to stepper motor commands (complete with stepper motor drivers). The Shapeoko on the other …

ISS National Design Challenge

October 31, 2016

ISS National Design Challenge Have questions? Let me know! mike.grusin@sparkfun.com Welcome CASIS ISS National Design Challenge participants! The following parts may be useful when developing your …