Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
Check out this new tutorial and learn how to build your own jumbotron!
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.
Just today and tomorrow, and then 2016 will finally be over. Let's send it off with a new 3-axis Accelerometer, a "tasty" speaker, and customizable RGB 7-segment display.
Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
Build an indoor visual weather display with LEDs and the Particle Photon!
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.
Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.
We show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
LED panels, a wireless access point for your Arduino, and more! Check out what we have for this week.
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
When a regular key pad entry is just too bland, Will gives us an alternative.
You get an LED! You get an LED! (Almost) EVERYONE GETS AN LED!
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.
An awesome LED project by SparkFun customer Nick Hall and a handful of new products ranging from an extra "clicky" push-button to a tiny serial enabled GPS.
Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.
The ever-popular FT232R can do much more than just enable USB in your project.
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art
I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
Today, some new robotics parts and a pretty light-up flower. Yes, you read that right!
A bright offering of new products and a Maker Faire reminder!
We have a handful of new products, including the new Fez Domino, Triple Luxeon Rebel LED Breakout, ADXL345 Eval Board, the TTS256 Text-to-Speech chip, the LYPR540AH Triple Axis Gyro Board, SPI-to-UART IC Breakout, the MP3 Trigger V2, an updated microSD Shield, and a Multiplexer Breakout Board.
Watch out, we have some great new products just in time to light up your holiday.
A new LED array to pair with your RedStick and a few RPi3 accessories!
Stephanie talks with us about the creation of her awesome LED Quiet Book pages!