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How to fix a board with a lifted pad or incorrect trace route. Green wires make the world go round!
We turned an AVR into a HID device that uses a touchscreen as a mouse.
This tutorial shows how to use the TouchOSC app on the iPhone to send OSC signals to Processing and finally out to an Arduino.
A step-by-step guide to playing audio data from a SD card using an Arduino.
Summarize and compare the tracking capabilities for 6 SparkFun GPS modules.
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.
This Tutorial will show you how to use the RGB Matrix library to control up to 8 RGB Matrices with an Arduino
This guide will help you get started on how to use the LS20031 GPS.
How to get started using the HIH-4030 humidity sensor
A quick guide to properly assembling the servo-controlled robotic claw.
"Hello World" never sounded so good. Let your Arduino speak its mind with this unique component.
The Tri-Color LED Breakout Kit is a simple kit that makes it quick and easy to include a whole lot of bright light and colors to any project. Come here to find out what you need to assemble and use it.
Use Processing, Arduino, a webcam and a pan/tilt servo bracket to achieve a face tracking solution.
How to turn a lift into a TARDIS (or trigger sound playback using the sensor of your choice)
How to get started with the PowerCell: charging your battery and supplying power to your system.
How to take a design from eagle and cut out a solder paste stencil using a plotting cutter.
The easy-to-use OpenLog can store all the serial data you can throw at it. Here's how to get started.
Learn how to get you stepper motor up and spinning with the SparkFun EasyDriver
Not a real datasheet, but everything you need to know for implementing the Serial ADXL PCB into your project. Includes the PCB layout, firmware, and discussions on sensor sensitivity.
Setting up the serial port and printf-ing 'Hello World'.
New Arduino Mega, Atomic inertia measurement unit, coffee mug, solder, jumper wires, and mini-Bully posted.
SparkFun is clearing out our production stock and we have a few ICs that we don't use on current assemblies. Check out those and some new products.
While the media team is away, Nick and Dave take matters into their own hands for a unique new product post.
Check out this project/tutorial about building your own face tracking camera!
It's not quite small enough to track your cat, but the <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8289">Uber Tracker</a> is a beast of a product.
Check out this contest from Dangerous Prototypes!
We're back with more products for your Friday.
The <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8601">SparkFun project case</a> is an enclosure as you would expect, with the addition of a series of small raised dots on the bottom half of the enclosure.
Summer is heating up and so are our new products for this week. Check out all the new goods!
Welcome to 2012 and our first round of new products for the year!
SparkFun will be at the HerWorld Conference this week and next week is Free Sticker Week! Plus we have a smattering of new products, including the next AVC!
The IOIO is back, along with a new OpenLog and a few brick-a-brac components!
The shipments are coming in and we're starting to get a lot new products. Check out what we've got for this week!
Of course every New Product Post is epic, but this one is a little extra epic than most. We have some seriously cool stuff this week, so check out the video and the post.
Another new product post for the Maker Faire weekend. We also announce the answer to last week's contest.
The MyoWare Muscle sensor is out, and you know we built a handful of shields to attach to it!
Wiring 1.0 has been released! Wiring has opened up prototyping with electronics to wider audiences by defining an extensible architecture for future hardware and software.
Wired and reading on an iPad. And sure enough, the iPad blends!
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Sylvia’s Super Awesome Arduino Book Projects The kit is now available! Guess what?! Super-Awesome Sylvia, star of Super-Awesome Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show, has a new book for you…
So your item has been modified, soldered to, powered, and in general is no longer in "new" condition. That's alright! Sometimes you have to solder to a board to find out it isn'…
Microsoft Azure IoT Start Kit - SparkFun Thing Microsoft and SparkFun have gotten together to bring you some IoT (Internet of Things) fun. The IoT Starter Kits are designed to help you seamlessly c…
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 …
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