1,765 results for Free Day

Products 386 found

Solder Paste - 50g (Lead Free)

TOL-12878
$ 16.95
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Solder Lead Free - 15-gram Tube

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$ 3.5
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Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool

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$ 7.95
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FreeM - Infrared Controller

COM-10246
$ 21.95
FreeSoC2 Development Board - PSoC5LP

DEV-13229
$ 49.95
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SparkFun 9 Degrees of Freedom - Sensor Stick

SEN-10724
$ 49.95
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9 Degrees of Freedom - Razor IMU

SEN-10736
$ 74.95
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LilyPad Lab Pack

LAB-11762
$ 600
Circuit Scribe Lite Kit

COM-13184
24.9500 $ 22.95

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Tutorials 165 found

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

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

FreeSoC2 Introduction

May 14, 2015

The FreeSoC2 is an Arduino-compatible PSoC5LP-based development board, produced by SparkFun in collaboration with Jon Moeller (developer of the original FreeSoC) and Cypress Semiconductor.

XBee WiFi Hookup Guide

November 21, 2013

An overview of Digi's WiFi XBees, and a quick how-to on getting them connected and interfacing with the cloud.

Alphanumeric GPS Wall Clock

January 26, 2015

This is a GPS controlled clock - a clock you truly never have to set! Using GPS and some formulas, we figure out what day of the week and if we are in or out of daylight savings time.

How to Solder - Through-hole Soldering

September 19, 2013

Are you new to electronics and soldering? Have you soldered before but need a refresher? Do you solder all day everyday but still feel you could use a few tips and tricks? This tutorial with cover everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.

Light-Up Valentine Cards

January 27, 2015

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

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.

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!

Arduino Wireless Communication via the Electric Imp

April 8, 2014

How to communicate between an Electric Imp and Arduino using serial.

GPS Basics

December 14, 2012

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is an engineering marvel that we all have access to for a relatively low cost and no subscription fee. With the correct hardware and minimal effort, you can determine your position and time almost anywhere on the globe.

Using GitHub

December 30, 2012

How to use repositories and GitHub for version control.

MetaWatch Teardown and Arduino Hookup

August 13, 2013

Tearing down the nifty bluetooth-enabled MetaWatch. Then building an Arduino sketch to control it.

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.

Nest Thermostat Teardown

November 29, 2011

See the inner-workings of the most advanced thermostat to hit the market, the Nest.

Electronics Assembly

March 1, 2013

How SparkFun assembles SMD electronics.

Getting Started with the AutoDriver

September 9, 2013

SparkFun's AutoDriver is a powerful tool for controlling stepper motors. Here's how to use it.

Internet Datalogging With Arduino and XBee WiFi

June 19, 2014

How to combine an Arduino, XBee WiFi module, and handful of sensors to create a live stream of "Office Conditions". Storing light, temperature, carbon-monoxide, and methane (for science!) readings on the Internet.

Electric Imp Breakout Hookup Guide

June 25, 2015

An electric imp HUG! Provides an overview of the imp card and breakout. Both hardware and firmware subjects are covered.

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Archived Tutorials 20 found

Robot Journal - Pamela

Building a jousting bot

Crazy Soldering

Ever wonder how to solder that surface mount package? We can show you how - with lots of pictures! LCC soldering not recommended for the faint of heart.

Foamware

Besides liking that word, we really enjoy flying our gliders. We decided to use the new ADXL sensors we put together in connection with a wireless transmitter. Foamware is what came out.

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 1

Don't know anything about Embedded Electronics? Start here!

Bloader and Screamer 877A

(Outdated but good info) An in-depth tutorial on our in-house boot loader and accompanying Windows program. Find out how to build your own!

Setting up the MCP under MPLAB

Not as bad as you think!

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 6

The basics of through hole soldering.

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 9

The basics of laying out a PCB with Eagle.

Sneaky Footprints

Pete Lewis figured out a neat trick to hold headers in place during production. A breakdown of how to edit Eagle footprints to work for you.

HAB - Sensor System, Flight Computer, and Radio System

A break down of all the sensors chosen, the main PCB layout, and the high power radios and antennas used.

HAB - The Balloon, Enclosure, Helium, and Cut-Down

These are the basics about the balloon we used, the enclosure of the payload, and the cut-down and parachute mechanisms to try to get the payload back safely.

Mixed Signal Costume

She's always sending me mixed signals. Checkout this twist on a stoplight costume using MOSFETs, XBee, and plenty of blinking LEDs.

Ganged Programming with AVR ISP MKIIs

Using batch files and AVR MKII programmers, this tutorial will show you how to program multiple micro-controllers at the same time. Although it this method requires a bit more desk space, it does offer an affordable alternative to the traditional "all-in-one" ganged programming devices.

Serial LCD Kit Quickstart Guide

Your guide to all things Serial LCD Kit - assembly, usage, and example code.

Elevator TARDIS

How to turn a lift into a TARDIS (or trigger sound playback using the sensor of your choice)

The Rotary Keyboard

Building a Truly "Revolutionary" Input Device to Demonstrate Servo Hacking.

HAB Launch - S1

Trials and tribulations of a late summer HAB launch and recovery.

ProtoSnap - E-sewing Kit: Getting Started Guide, Part 2

How to sew the ProtoSnap e-sewing kit together!

Deluxe Tool Kit Landing Page

What is in the Deluxe Tool Kit and what does it do?

Making Your Own Solder Paste Stencils

How to take a design from eagle and cut out a solder paste stencil using a plotting cutter.

Blog 531 found

Free Day Documentary

December 12, 2011 31

We want to come document your Free Day experience!

Free Day 2011 Recap

January 13, 2011 149

Forensics on our 2nd Free Day event. The ups, the downs. The lessons we learned were priceless!

Free Day 2012 Recap

January 12, 2012 199

Let's go over the numbers for Free Day 2012

Free Day Credits Are Expiring!

March 6, 2012 21

A reminder that Free Day credits expire soon.

Free Day is Done

January 4, 2010 447

The week has finally arrive - Free Day is this Thursday, January 7th, 2010!

Free Day Funds Expiring!

March 7, 2011 40

Remember, your Free Day funds are expiring at the end of this week!

Free Day Recap

January 7, 2010 437

Free Day has come and gone. So how did it go?

Free Day Recap Video

January 21, 2011 67

Check out the action at the SparkFun offices on Free Day.

Free Day, Lotteries, and Tours

December 28, 2012 107

Free Day 2013 has come and gone right under everyone's nose. Insights into US lottery law and the latest on education tours in the future.

Use Your Free Day Credit!

February 23, 2011 35

Reminder to use your Free Day credit by March 13th!

Free Day Documentary Part II

March 27, 2012 23

Check out the final installment of our Free Day Documentary.

Free Day Documentary Part I

February 29, 2012 52

Check out the footage from our Free Day documentary teams.

Free Day Documentary Webcam Call

December 20, 2011 18

Have a webcam (or want one) and going to participate in Free Day?

Free Day 2012 is Under Way!

January 11, 2012 1126

It's Free Day 2012! Tips on how to stay connected to SparkFun in a variety of ways during the mayhem.

Free Day Bite-Sized Tutorials

December 3, 2010 20

We have a bunch of new tutorials - of the easy to digest variety - for Free Day knowledge and your general education.

The Time Is Near

January 11, 2011 24

Free Day is in two days - Thursday, Jan. 13th. Are you ready?

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Resources 7 found

Five Days of Prototyping

February 6, 2014

Resources covering a five day course, including everything from schematics and PCV layout to programming, wireless and GPS.

Arduino in a Nutshell

February 6, 2014

Beginner's guide to the Arduino Uno R3 by Prof. Jan Borchers.

Squishy Circuits

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

This tutorial shows you how to make conductive and insulating dough with every day household ingredients and how to use it to explore how electricity work.

Breaking the Rules: Hacking the Science Classroom with Arduino and Open-source Electronics

April 9, 2015

This workshop employs free Arduino software to explore classroom materials in an iterative, highly affordable framework. By combining everyday materials li

Paper Circuits: Lotus Flower Pop Up Card

Angela Sheehan May 6, 2014

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

SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Curriculum

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

The SIK binder is an entire curriculum for embedded electronics, centered around the SparkFun Inventor's Kit.

Introductory Arduino Materials from Portland State University

February 6, 2014

A wide range of labs covering beginner and intermediate Arduino programming, DC and analog circuits, and two larger scale projects.

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Articles 60 found

Press Releases - 2009

March 30, 2009 - GEEK OUT ON TAX DAY - Autonomous Vehicle Contest Hosted by SparkFun Electronics July 10, 2009 - THEY LOVE US! THEY REALLY LOVE US! - SparkFun Named as One of “Colorado Companie…

Press Release - January 19, 2010

SPARKFUN GIVES AWAY FREE GOODS, GEEKS EVERYWHERE REJOICE SparkFun?s ?Free Day? Lasts Nearly Two Hours as Users Swarm Website BOULDER, Colo. January 19, 2010 ? On January 7th, 2010, Boulder-base…

Press Release - November 25, 2009

Imagine a World Where Your Geek Can Shine Freely SparkFun ‘Free Day’ Promotion to Give Away $100,000 Worth of Products BOULDER, Colo. November 25, 2009 — On January 7th, 2010, Boul…

Press Releases - 2010

January 18, 2010 - SPARKFUN GIVES AWAY FREE GOODS, GEEKS EVERYWHERE REJOICE - SparkFun’s ‘Free Day’ Lasts Nearly Two Hours as Users Swarm Website April 14, 2010 - START YOUR ENGINES - SparkFun…

Pi Day 2015

You didn’t think we had forgotten about Pi Day did you? What’s Pi Day, you ask? Well, on March 14th (A.K.A. 3-14) it’s the day we celebrate mathematics, science and all things gee…

Arduino Day 2015

On Arduino Day, starting at 12:01 a.m. MDT 3/28/2015 and running until 11:59:59 p.m. MDT 3/28/2015, we’re offering heavy discounts on some of our favorite Arduino and Arduino-compatible boards…

Donation Day

On Monday, May 20, 2013, SparkFun Electronics will donate 10% of all sales to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The Electronic Frontier Foundation - or EFF - is one of the very few non-profit legal…

Free Shipping July 15 - July 19

Starting at 12:01:01 a.m. (MT) on Monday, July 15th until Friday, July 19th at 11:59:59 p.m. (MT), SparkFun will be offering free economy shipping on orders over $60 (before taxes). This applies t…

Press Releases - 2011

January 12, 2011 - THE MAYHEM CONTINUES: SPARKFUN TO GIVE AWAY $150K OF FREE ELECTRONICS - SparkFun’s second annual Free Day set to help new and old customers alike, destroy F5 keys worldwide March…

Press Releases - 2012

January 25, 2012 - SparkFun Electronics’ Third Annual Free Day Event Draws More Than 32,000 Unique Website Visitors! - $200,000 in Store Credit Given Away During Website Free-For-All February 8, 20…

SparkFun Open House

SparkFun Open House We envision this as being an open house where employees of SparkFun can get together with SparkFun customers, friends, and family for a day of camaraderie, elec…

Press Release - March 31, 2009

Geek Out On Tax Day Autonomous Vehicle Contest hosted by SparkFun Electronics BOULDER, Colo. March 30, 2009 — mdash; On April 15th, 2009, Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics is hosting an Auton…

Customer Support

Customer Support How to Help Yourself General questions about SparkFun? Check our FAQ for answers! Want to return something you purchased? The Returns Policy is for you! There is community supp…

Intel Professional Development Tour - 2015

SparkFun & Intel Professional Development Tour We invite you to join the tour Google+ community for extra content and to learn from other participants! Teaching and learning computati…

Learn Workshop Registration

Due to high demand we have limited availability until Spring of 2016. Workshops We Provide: PicoBoard Digital Sandbox LilyPad Development Board SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Workshops include th…

Holiday Shipping 2014

Holiday Shipping 2014 With the holidays rapidly approaching, we want to make sure you get your presents in time! Please refer to the below shipping methods and dates to make sure you get your…

Press Release - August 30, 2010

A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN   SparkFun and Ponoko Join Forces to Offer Complete DIY Solutions   BOULDER, Colo. August 30, 2010 – SparkFun Electronics and Ne…

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for LabView

Installing your LabVIEW SIK Now that you have your Labview SIK it is time to get started. If you don’t have a Labview SIK, check out the product page to find out more about the Labview SIK …

Dog Policy

Dog Policy Introduction This is the SparkFun Electronics Dog Policy. It is a living document used to govern the perk of bringing dogs to work as an employee of SparkFun. The canonical form of this d…

SparkFun Customer Newsletters

October 2012 Customer Newsletter- Your First-Ever SparkFun Newsletter November 2012 Customer Newsletter - SparkFun’s National Tour and Free Shipping on Cyber Monday

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