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A trip down memory lane with a box full of prototypes collected over the years. Learn what not to do from what we screwed up.
We crack the case on the infamous flying Nintendo controller, so you don't have to.
How to hack a Roomba, a WiTilt, and the Federal Trade Commission. Ok, maybe not the Federal Trade Commission.
We show how to use the 6DOF control board to prevent electrocution inside a tube based stereo amplifier.
With the power of the pogo pin and some creativity, our testing methods have come a long way! Our ever growing arsenal of test-jigs is now up to 138. See how they work and how we make them.
Sheds light on the confusing naming convention of SMA antenna connectors.
Instructions to help you assemble and begin playing with your new Arduino ProtoShield.
The Quickstart Guide for the Arduino ProtoShield will provide a rundown of what the shield does, what it's used for, and some examples applications. It will then lead you on to assembly of the shield and beyond.
We tear apart a common laser tape measure. A good lesson in how to hack, how to document, and hitting walls.
Hacking and reverse engineering the SPOT Satellite Messenger
Building a jousting bot
Making the most out of your new RFM22 wireless communication shield.
We found a mini Bluetooth dongle and just had to see what was inside.
Using the Simblee LilyPad to make a fitness bracer that hooks up to your phone!
Helping motor impaired individuals control mobile devices via Bluetooth.
An overview of Espressif's sequel to the ESP8266 - a new WiFi/Bluetooth-enabled system-on-chip, with a massive GPIO count.
New. Lots. XBee, linear pots, encoder, USB ANT Stick, a little LilyPad proto board, some AA batteries, and a new Rotary Phone using Bluetooth!
New MP3 belt buckle tutorial and a handful of new products covering Uzebox open source game console, Arduino compatible Funnel I/O, Port-o-Rotary Blue (with Bluetooth? connection!), function generator and counter kits, and the new Arduino Ethernet Shield.
It's the little things in life that get us excited! We get a new sign! Also, new flat 6DOF Razor, BeagleBoard, new EasyDriver version, custom serial LCDs, 1Watt high power modem (40 mile range!), Bluetooth dongle, microSD reader, air sensors, and microSD sniffer. !.
Pete delves into his Valentine's Day project!
Check out how Jeff was able to link a SparkFun Simon kit to his Android phone!
Check out this pair of projects from a father-son duo!
What color is Metallic Salmon? I have no idea, but the S371 does.
Checkout the new tutorial using the AVR ATmega168 with XBee wireless modules to create a very robust serial bootloader! We also posted a new GeoChron Blue GPS product, programmable oscillator, photocell, and a mux breakout.
How to understand the data streaming from the Nike+iPod system
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SparkFun Electronics @ WEAR 2016 Thank you for joining SparkFun at the WEAR pre-conference workshops. Here you will find all t…
Wireless Buying Guide When it comes to throwing data over the ether, there are a lot of options. If you’re confused about what wireless technology is best for your next project then keep on rea…
You Can Use the Arduino 101 in Your Projects, Too Empowers anyone to build and control cutting-edge electronics. …
Education 101 Hackathon SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with both Intel and local educational partners to provide a 2 day educator hackathon. SparkFun is …
Simblee is a small Arduino-programmable Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) module allowing you to get started playing with IoT (Internet of Things). Unlike other IoT offerings, Simblee integrates the GUI descript…
RF Connector Buying Guide When it comes to transmitting radio frequencies over cable, you can’t just hook up to any old wire. Coaxial cables are specially shielded to efficiently carry radio si…
Arduino Buying Guide Let’s face it, there are a lot of different Arduino boards out there. How do you decide which one you need for your project? With this table, you can not only compare featu…