The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.
Tom Becker was nice enough to email us and comment on our <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=GPSClock-1">12ft. GPS wall clock</a>. Then he put us to shame...
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.
Shields galore! We've got some FPGA shields and some 7-segment shields for you. Check them out!
We're back to work and we've got more new: AVC 2010 now open, Vegas video, new robot competition, sensor kit, Simon PTH kit, motor driver, new robot kits, temperature sensor, MSP430F249, 7-segment display controller and a TFT128 ScreenKey development board.
It's a special day when hardware guys recommend something that is software. I apologize if this sounds like a bad infomercial at 2AM. Dropbox has completely won me over. If you are like me, and have multiple computers that need to share files, Dropbox solves the file sharing and backup problems. I installed Dropbox on my home PC and a little icon sits in my task bar. I've got files on my home PC like my Eagle projects, my excel files, my docs, and my various collections of C code. So I drag and drop these into a folder on my C: drive, a folder called 'My Dropbox'. Simple enough. Then I go into work and install Dropbox. A couple minutes later I've got a folder on my C: drive called 'My Dropbox' and it's got all the files that my home PC had. I've got 2GB free, to
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Fast cars and muscles. Sounds like a great Friday!
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
A brief overview of the numerous internet-enabled devices I've used to monitor my aquaponic systems.
Auto assembly-line meets your local watering hole.
It's been two weeks since we've talked about new products. Check out what's new for the past couple of weeks.
It's not about how complex your project is - it's about how clever! Also check out a hacked Kindle and a bunch of new product offerings!
What kind of crazy things do you think will be solved within your lifetime? Cars will drive themselves, Moore will retire, and I'll know what you did last summer.
All you ever needed to know about servos and steppers is explained in this educational edition of the Friday New Product Post.
Playing around with auto-generating content, or predicting next words.
Check out this month's episode of "According to Pete."
SparkFun heads out to Minneapolis for a gathering of the minds at the crossroads of art, technology, and science - the EYEO Festival.
We take a trip to check out a different version of DIY and make some new friends on the way.
We try to answer all the questions you might have about open source hardware and the Federal Communications Commission.
Check out the next chapter in the aquaponics automation saga. The project has moved beyond a small indoor system to automating an entire geodesic dome greenhouse full of many different systems.
In this week's Enginursday, Joel shows off his aquatic turtle habitat, complete with an above-tank basking area, automated lighting, and an aquaponic feeding system.
Learn how to make an amazingly entertaining laser show small enough to fit inside of a lunchbox.
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
In this week's Enginursday post, Joel discusses how he went about making a control box for a large scale interactive EL wire art installation.
The SoundPuddle is an interactive environment of visual-acoustic synesthesia. Art and electronics come together to bring an experience of light and sound to those within its confines.
SparkFun pays a visit to iD Tech (& it makes our own childhood summer camp lanyard-weaving look really bad)
Troubleshooting our second homebrewed breakout for the MLX90393.
See the difference solder paste stencils make in homebrew PCB assembly, and we test out milled PCBs in the reflow oven.
We use a 9DoF Stick IMU and gnuplot to read and analyze model rocket data.
SparkFun keeps 98% of our products in stock. Checkout some of the competitor's numbers.
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art
The next chapter in the Raspberry Pi Aquaponics Time-laspe project.
A brief history of Solid State Depot, the Boulder Hackerspace.
How to create a simple and cheap time-lapse rig with the Raspberry Pi.
Introducing our new soldering tutorial series.
Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.
Check out our Hookup Guide for the new IOIO-OTG.
With a few pieces of machinery, you can make your very own solder paste stencils to aid in surface-mount soldering.
Learn how data.sparkfun.com can help you not just collect data, but also use that data to make hypothesizes, see trends, and make adjustments to a variety of systems.