4,996 results for breadboard power

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SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply 5V/3.3V

PRT-00114
$ 9.95
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SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply Stick 5V/3.3V

PRT-10804
$ 14.95
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SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply Stick 3.3V/1.8V

PRT-10934
$ 14.95
SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply USB - 5V/3.3V

PRT-08376
$ 9.95
Breadboard - Classic

PRT-00112
$ 9.95
1
Breadboard - Giant

PRT-12614
$ 19.95
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SPDT Mini Power Switch

COM-00102
$ 1.5
Breadboard - Self-Adhesive (White)

PRT-12002
$ 4.95
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Breadboard - Full-Size (Bare)

PRT-12615
$ 5.95
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Breadboard - Translucent Self-Adhesive (Clear)

PRT-09567
$ 4.95
1
Breadboard - Translucent Self-Adhesive (Red)

PRT-11317
$ 4.95
Raspberry Pi Perma-Proto Breadboard PCB Kit - Half-Size

COM-12822
$ 5.95
Muscle Sensor v3

SEN-13027
$ 26.95

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Tutorials 251 found

How to Use a Breadboard

May 14, 2013

Welcome to the wonderful world of breadboards. Here we will learn what a breadboard is and how to use one to build your very first circuit.

Large Solderable Breadboard Hookup Guide

February 27, 2014

This breadboard has a couple of tricks up it's sleeve!

How to Power a Project

February 7, 2013

A tutorial to help figure out the power requirements of your project.

Dot/Bar Display Driver Hookup Guide

January 16, 2014

How to hook up the LM3914 or LM3916 to drive a 10-LED display with a lone analog signal.

Pi Wedge Hookup Guide

May 29, 2014

How to assemble and start using the Pi Wedge to prototype with a Raspberry Pi.

RN-52 Bluetooth Hookup Guide

August 29, 2013

A hookup guide to get you started with the RN-52 Audio Bluetooth Module Breakout Board.

Switch Basics

May 7, 2013

A tutorial on electronics most over-looked and under-appreciated component. The switch! Explaining the difference between momentary and maintained switches. And what all those acronyms (NO, NC, SPDT, SPST, ...) stand for.

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.

How to Use a Multimeter

December 2, 2012

Learn the basics of using a multimeter to measure continuity, voltage, resistance and current.

LTC4150 Coulomb Counter Hookup Guide

September 18, 2014

A "Coulomb Counter" is like a gas gauge for your battery. Here's how to use it.

LiPo USB Charger Hookup Guide

May 1, 2014

How to charge your LiPo batteries with the USB LiPo charger. Plus how to modify your charger to set the charge current.

Benchtop Power Board Kit Hookup Guide

November 3, 2014

Need more power? This Benchtop ATX Power Supply Kit should help give you the boost you need to power those energy hungry projects.

Electric Power

June 26, 2013

An overview of electric power, the rate of energy transfer. We'll talk definition of power, watts, equations, and power ratings. 1.21 gigawatts of tutorial fun!

FemtoBuck Constant Current LED Driver Hookup Guide

October 16, 2014

The FemtoBuck board is a high-efficiency, single-channel constant-current LED driver.

How Lithium Polymer Batteries are Made

May 28, 2014

We got the opportunity to tour the Great Power Battery factory. Checkout how LiPos are made!

Pi Wedge B+ Hookup Guide

December 18, 2014

How to assemble and start using the Pi Wedge to prototype with the Raspberry Pi B+.

Mini FET Shield Hookup Guide

May 1, 2014

Learn how to hookup and use the FET shield for Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V. With this shield, you can control much larger loads such as motors or large LED strips without straining your Arduino's power.

PicoBuck Hookup Guide

August 30, 2013

The PicoBuck board is a high-efficiency three-channel constant-current LED driver.

Pocket AVR Programmer Hookup Guide

July 7, 2014

Skip the bootloader and load your program directly onto an AVR with the AVR Pocket Programmer.

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Archived Tutorials 49 found

Breadboard Power Supply Kit 5V/3.3V Quickstart Guide

Quick start guide for the Breadboard Power Supply Kit 5V/3.3V

Breadboard programming with ICSP

A tutorial using the PIC-PG2C programmer, an ICSP cable, a polarized header, and a breadboard.

Power and Thermal Dissipation

Depending on the power needs of your circuit, the voltage regulator can get warm. Learn why this happens and how to calculate the power used in your circuit.

Wall Adapter Power Supply 9V Quick Start Guide

This guide reveals the deep dark secrets about wall power supplies.

Basic breadboard tutorial

Using the PIC-PG1B programmer - An amazing low-cost programmer that impressed us the first time we used it! A great tutorial to get your first PIC project blinking.

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 2

Getting AVR HEX code loaded onto the ATmega328.

Controllable Power Outlet

Learn how to turn on/off any device that plugs into an outlet using only 5V logic and a relay.

GPS Tracking Comparisons

Summarize and compare the tracking capabilities for 6 SparkFun GPS modules.

LS20031 GPS Assembly Guide

The Locosys LS20031 GPS module does not have a connector attached so in order to get data from the unit you will need to attach a connector. This tutorial will demonstrate how to solder a right angled 0.1" pitch connector suitable for breadboard use. You will also learn how to perform a quick connection test and then use the TinyGPS library to determine your position.

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.

Serial LCD Kit Quickstart Guide

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

Adventures in Low Power Land

Let's squeeze the current consumption of an ATmega down to 1uA.

Robot Journal - John

Building a jousting bot

History Museum

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.

High Voltage Ringer

How do you make the classic bell ringer work off 3.8VDC? The magic of a DC/DC converter!

Overclocking a PIC

How fast can you push it? We actually don't know. But 32MHz is where we stopped for the moment...

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 1

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

Bloader and Screamer

New version v1.6! Thanks Mike K! Support for 16F877A, 16F876A, 16F873A, 16F88.

Setting up the In Circuit Debugger under MPLAB

Just as bad as you think! (Not really)

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Blog 307 found

New Product Friday: A Basic Product Post

October 28, 2011 43

We have a good balance of products for this week. Check them out and see if one can be a solution for a problem with your project.

A cool project and products galore!

November 12, 2009 12

We've got a cool motion tracking project, a bunch of new products, and a reminder that the RoboJoust is just around the corner!

Face Tracking

October 6, 2011 10

Check out this project/tutorial about building your own face tracking camera!

New Product Friday: Painting the Town Red

December 2, 2011 41

It's been two weeks since we've talked about new products. Check out what's new for the past couple of weeks.

New Product Friday: Purple Power

May 11, 2012 10

Some tools, a mistake, the future of Arduino, and a sewing kit. What's not to love about this week's products?

New Product Friday: A Display of Power

November 18, 2011 50

It's Friday again, so we have more new products to talk about.

A Gripping Friday New Product Post

August 5, 2011 31

We have some gripping products for you this week, so have a ball!

New Product Thursday!

December 9, 2010 18

We're back again this week with even more new products.

Rock Bottom Power

August 17, 2011 22

How low can we run a microcontroller?

Simple Solar Power

May 2, 2013 29

Collecting the power from the sun is not difficult, but budgeting the total power consumption for you system will lead to many design choices.

Power Supply Protection

January 13, 2009 31

What is the best way to protect electronics against reverse polarization?

New Product Friday: Product Power!

September 28, 2012 11

Friday means new products here at SparkFun. We've got a few things, so let's talk about what we've got!

New Product Friday: MOAR POWER!

January 11, 2013 19

Batteries, a new sensor, prototyping tools? What's not to love about this week's new products?!

New Product Friday: A Good Day to Pi

March 14, 2014 23

A new UV sensor, breadboard PCB, and a way to test your binary prowess.

Arduino Eye Shield

March 22, 2011 18

Giving your Arduino the power of sight.

Solar Powered Bird Tracking

August 3, 2010 30

A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!

Kill A Watt

November 9, 2008 34

We disclose the deep dark secret that is power waste.

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Resources 12 found

Giant Breadboard

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create a giant bread board with functioning components for use as a teaching tool.

Giant Breadboard Poster

May 27, 2014

Looking to teach how breadboards work? Print this file out to a poster, laminate it, and use dry erase markers to illustrate the internal connections.

Intro to Basic Electronics

February 6, 2014

Learn about breadboards, series and parallel circuits and basic sensors with this power point by Rick Anderson.

LilyPad With Programming

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Get started prototyping without a breadboard using the ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Board to control buzzers, vibration motors, RGB LEDs and more.

Giant Components

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create giant functioning electronics components. For use with the Giant Breadboard.

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.

LilyPad with Girl Scouts: Making Electronic Fashion

February 6, 2014

Beginner's LilyPad workshop presentation contributed by Etiquette Creative.

Processing Cheatsheet

July 8, 2014

We have compiled a quick reference list of all of the common commands we use for teaching Processing. This was created in Microsoft PowerPoint. The raw, ed

ATTiny85 Quick Reference

Brian Huang February 13, 2015

This is a quick reference sheet for using the ATTiny85. While the ATTiny85 only has 5 GPIO pins, it packs a lot of power and flexibility. Click here for th

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.

Programming with Simon

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

This material shows a way to re-use our popular Simon game to teach programming after you have used it to teach soldering.

Classes 1 found

July 6, 2015

Microcontrollers for Educators

Connecting the STEM Dots: Microprocessors and Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Classroom. Colorado State University Dep…

Articles 19 found

Retrosparktive

In just a few weeks, SparkFun will be vacating its offices at 6175 Longbow and moving on up to Dry Creek Parkway. For those of you that have been with us since our humble beginnings, this is a pretty …

Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

2014 Colorado Science Conference – Workshop: Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Explore how light is bent, shaped, and obscured usin…

XBee Buying Guide

XBee Buying Guide Welcome to the wireless world of XBee. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, either way you are in for a fun ride. XBees are tiny blue chips that can communicate …

Wireless Buying Guide

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…

Connect AnyThing Curriculum

Welcome to Connect AnyThing This website is designed to support classroom teachers, volunteers, and staff in museums, libraries, and Maker spaces, basically anyone engaging new audiences …

GPS Buying Guide

GPS Buying Guide Above your head, right now, at an altitude of about 20,200 km there is a system of navigation satellites. There’s 35 of them, 24 active at any given time. It cost millions and …

Accelerometer, Gyro and IMU Buying Guide

Accelerometer, Gyro and IMU Buying Guide Accelerometers and gyros are becoming increasingly popular in consumer electronics, so maybe it’s time you added them to your project! Scrolling through…

What is SparkFun?

SparkFun is an online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible. No matter what your vision is, our products and resources are designed to make the worl…

USB Buying Guide

USB Buying Guide One day in 1994, seven world-leading technology companies sat down and created a new standard for connecting computer peripherals. By “one day,” of course I mean, “…

Learn Workshop Registration

Workshops We Provide: PicoBoard Digital Sandbox LilyPad Development Board SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Workshops include the following: Hardware for 20 students or shared among 30 students One…

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…

RF Connector Buying Guide

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

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…

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…

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy SparkFun assumes the following responsibilities: Protecting all data generated by and provided to us by our users from being stolen, compromised, or used in violation with this …

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…