If you've been waiting to get your Starter Pack - the wait is over!
A look at the carbon footprint of the ProMini 5V
A special treat, because we like you so much.
Check it out! MAJOR INPUT! The Johnny-Five Inventor's Kit is here!
I have a love/hate relationship with hackathons; maybe my rant can give you some helpful hints next time you compete.
Celebrating the 5 millionth SparkFun widget!
Some of my favorite builds, hacks and projects from the past year
Got an internet-connected device as a gift? Let's have a quick chat about how to prevent another Mirai botnet attack.
Our new 9DoF Razor IMU leads the pack, followed by a MAX30105 Breakout, two new Teensy boards, and a tall RPI GPIO header!
We're looking for projects and booths for the NoCo Mini Maker Faire on October 5th.
A guest post from Bill Premerlani regarding the new firmware updates for the MatrixPilot Project and the UDB5.
Maker Faire recap and we weigh our donation of $5K to local charity!
Tune in today at 5 p.m. Mountain Time for another edition of SparkFun Live - building a party button with Shawn Hymel.
We'll be at Maker Faire next week, Friday 5/2 to Sunday 5/4. If you're anywhere near San Francisco or San Mateo, you should swing by the SparkFun booth! We're bringing things... Blinky things. And some fun stuff too.
With over 5 Million units sold in 2014 alone, Chromebooks are a growing trend among schools and homes. One of the biggest drawbacks to Chromebooks has been the inability to connect it to any hardware (i.e. Arduino) -- until now.
The cluster has arrived to our new data center! 5 Dell PowerEdges with 10 megabit burstable to 100 megabit. We're trimming the fat off our site and making things much faster.
We often teach beginning learners that the standard 16 MHz Arduino Uno is fast... really fast. 16 MHz means 16 Million cycles per second -- or that translates to 1/16 millionths of a second per cycle. That's a mere 62.5 ns. That's fast. So, is the Arduino _really_ that fast? Let's see...
On April 5th, teams from around Colorado will try out their miniature Mars rovers in the Great Sand Dunes.
Check out the latest installment of According to Pete.
The FreeSoC2 board is a great way to start using the incredibly powerful PSoC5LP processor line from Cypress Semiconductor.
It's time to brighten your day with a glowing line-up of new products.
Today we explore some new products that not only help you with projects on-the-go, but also to help make it easier to make your projects move.
High-powered LEDs, an audio kit from Moog and more. Check out the new stuff for this week.
We have a few new/revised products we wanted to quickly highlight!
Well... one Thing and a few Couples, that is. We'll even throw in a new wearable!
I'm back and I'm packing new products.
We got a new shipment of stuff for this week that includes some swag, some new Arduino boards, and a couple of revisions.
It's Inventory Day here at SparkFun, but we still have some new products to show off. These include a new Software-Defined Radio, LIDAR tech, and SMD components.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
Our biggest sale on Arduino is happening all weekend, and we have new products as well!
Forensics on our 2nd Free Day event. The ups, the downs. The lessons we learned were priceless!
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
It's time for another SparkFun Live!
Another week, another round of new products.
Robotic gripper arms, Actobotics stuff, and more! Check out the New Product Post.
Summer is heating up and so are our new products for this week. Check out all the new goods!
For the first time, we're giving away free stuff to our loyal product post video fans!
SparkFun starts to package up items for retail sale. We even got our own UPC! Let us know what you think and what we should package next.
This week we have the mysterious and amazing SparkFun 'Thing' as well as a new touchscreen kit.
Some unique LEDs, a teensy little development board, and a new FEZ kit. That's what's new this week.
What is the best way to protect electronics against reverse polarization?
Slide on over and check out our new products for this week.
Two brand new Teensy boards, our new version of the Beginner Parts Kit, and a slew of LilyPad LEDs. A Friday where you can find anything for any project!