6,094 results for learn to solder

Products 1136 found

SparkFun Learn to Solder - Simon Says

KIT-11202
$ 44.95
SparkFun Learn to Solder - Simon Says (EU edition, 230VAC)

KIT-11652
$ 44.95
SparkFun Terror-Min

KIT-09206
$ 9.95
SparkFun Simon Says - Through-Hole Soldering Kit

KIT-10547
$ 24.95
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SparkFun Simon Tilts - Through Hole Soldering Kit

KIT-12634
$ 34.95
SparkFun Simon Says - Surface Mount Soldering Kit

KIT-10935
$ 27.95
Learn to Program with Scratch

BOK-12902
$ 24.95
Solder Vacuum

TOL-00082
$ 3.95
Solder Vacuum

TOL-13203
$ 4.95
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Solder Tip Tinner and Cleaner

TOL-08966
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Solder Tip Tinner and Cleaner

TOL-13246
$ 9.95
Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Class

BOK-12006
$ 29.95

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Tutorials 274 found

How to Solder - Through-hole Soldering

September 19, 2013

Are you new to electronics and soldering? Have you soldered before but need a refresher? Do you solder all day everyday but still feel you could use a few tips and tricks? This tutorial with cover everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.

Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Hookup Guide

April 9, 2014

Learn how to assemble and use the Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Kit.

Binary Blaster Assembly Guide

March 13, 2014

Learn how to assemble and play the Binary Blaster Game from SparkFun Electronics.

BeagleBone Black Proto Cape Hookup Guide

May 22, 2014

Learn how to get started making your own capes for the BeaglBone Black using the BeagleBone Proto Cape.

Gram Piano Assembly Guide

March 20, 2014

A quick tutorial to show you how to assemble and use your Gram Piano.

Simon Tilts Assembly Guide

December 3, 2013

This tutorial will guide you through assembling your Simon Tilts PTH Kit.

Hacking Your Maker Faire Badge

September 18, 2014

How to hook-up, program, and modify your Maker Faire Badge for electronic fun.

SparkPunk Sequencer Hookup Guide

August 14, 2014

How to assemble and use the SparkPunk Sequencer kit.

H2OhNo!

November 25, 2013

Learn all about microcontrollers and basic electronics with the H2OhNo! water alarm and development board.

SparkPunk Hookup Guide

June 12, 2014

How to assemble and modify the SparkPunk Sound Generator kit.

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

Light up your dad's day with this electronic pop-up card!

RedBoard Santa Trap

December 25, 2014

A fun holiday project to try for anyone looking to catch Santa on Christmas!
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Big Easy Driver Hookup Guide

February 13, 2015

How to get started with the SparkFun Big Easy Driver.

Hacking the MiP - Proto Pack

December 4, 2014

How to attach the Proto Pack and begin Hacking the MiP.

Hacking the MiP - Proto Back

December 4, 2014

How to attach the Proto Back and begin Hacking the MiP

How to Power a Project

February 7, 2013

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

Actobotics Basic Differential Platform

December 22, 2014

Get started with Actobotics with this simple vehicle. Then expand and customize it for your own evil robot empire.

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.

Electronics Assembly

March 1, 2013

How SparkFun assembles SMD electronics.

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Archived Tutorials 69 found

Learn to Solder: BigTime Quickstart and Assembly Guide

Need help assembling your Learn to Solder: BigTime Watch Kit? This tutorial gives a quick rundown of everything you'll need to know to put it together. Once your BigTime is assembled you can show it off to all your friends.

Joystick Shield Assembly Guide

The SparkFun Joystick Shield lets you control a gadget or your computer by way of a two-axis analog joystick with center button and four pushbuttons in a diamond pattern. This assembly guide will show you how to solder your Joystick Shield kit together.

Simon Says Retail Tutorial

No matter what flavor of the Simon Says Through-hole Soldering Kit you've purchased, this tutorial is here to guide you through the entire build process.

BigTime Watch Kit Quickstart Guide

Everything you need to know to get started building or hacking the BigTime Watch!

Making Your Own Solder Paste Stencils

How to take a design from eagle and cut out a solder paste stencil using a plotting cutter.

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.

Wii-mote guts

We crack the case on the infamous flying Nintendo controller, so you don't have to.

Solder Paste Stenciling

How to apply solder paste with a $35 stencil.

The Biggie

A lengthy tutorial that covers: *How to get the MAX232 IC working on many Olimex Development boards *How to get the UART hardware module (TX/RX) working on a PIC 16F628 *How to use nice printf("Hello!", 0); routines for debugging *How to talk to an I2C EEProm *How to control a standard servo using the computer's keyboard through hyperterminal Courtesy of Joyner Network Solutions

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 6

The basics of through hole soldering.

Sneaky Footprints

Pete Lewis figured out a neat trick to hold headers in place during production. A breakdown of how to edit Eagle footprints to work for you.

LED Laden Bike Helmet

Curious about how to integrate LEDs into your project? Check this out - I was tired of forgetting my bike light at home, this tutorial dives into LED wiring basics while adding lighting to my bike helmet.

Using the TTS256 with the Voicebox Shield

Learn how to add the TTS256 Text to Speech chip to the Voicebox shield and write an Arduino Sketch that allows you to interface with your system.

LCD Add-On Assembly Guide

The CIRC-LCD add-on to the Arduino Inventor's Kit is supplied with a strip of header pins ready to be soldered to the LCD module in the kit. This assembly guide will show you how to complete the task so you can get on with hooking the LCD up to your Arduino.

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 - Still and Video Cameras

Let's take a picture at 100,000ft! We'll need a Canon camera with modified firmware and a fancy headcam to capture the action in HD.

Simon Tweaking

So you've built up a Simon kit? What next? How about turning your Simon Board into your own unique project? This tutorial will get you up and running with Arduino software, guide you through a few example sketches, and send you on your way to create your own. Careful, this stuff is highly addictive :)

Ganged Programming with AVR ISP MKIIs

Using batch files and AVR MKII programmers, this tutorial will show you how to program multiple micro-controllers at the same time. Although it this method requires a bit more desk space, it does offer an affordable alternative to the traditional "all-in-one" ganged programming devices.

66 Channel LS20031 GPS 5Hz Receiver Quick Start Guide

This guide will help you get started on how to use the LS20031 GPS.

LED Starter Kit Retail

How to get blinking with the LED starter kit.

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Blog 513 found

Learn to Solder

December 22, 2010 39

Check out our beginning soldering video!

Small Soldering Classes at Port City Makerspace

February 12, 2015 0

Soldering together a robot solder badge and a WeevilEye kit.

Holiday Gift Giving Guide Video

December 12, 2012 28

All the gifts for that SparkFunion in your life!

Soldering Stenciling Class Reminder

November 14, 2011 15

We have a solder stenciling class coming up this week!

A Few Upcoming Classes

July 6, 2011 32

We have some classes coming up in the next few weeks and you should be there!

Fighting Fires

March 16, 2009 10

Having fun in the parking lot, putting out fires. SparkFun gets trained on how to use a fire extinguisher. Plus, two new classes and a few new products.

To consume or not to consume...

August 25, 2014 0

How to get more out of the things in your classroom. Lower cost alternatives for your classroom Arduino projects.

Learn How to Stencil!

October 18, 2010 23

We're offering a new class - solder stenciling!

Three Days of Simon

March 13, 2012 7

Your final reminder to check out these three classes!

The Holy Triumvirate of Simon

February 20, 2012 6

With these three classes combined, you can rule the Simon universe.

New Product Friday: The Hunt for Red Boxtober

August 31, 2012 29

Our shipping dock hasn't seen a lot of action this week, but we've still got a few really cool products. Also, next week we're taking requests.

Maker Faire Workshops

May 17, 2011 19

So what workshops are we running this year at Maker Faire?

New Product Friday: The PESTO

January 20, 2012 51

We skipped our video last week, but we're back with a whole bunch of new products and a cool demo.

New Tutorials To Get Your Learn On!

April 16, 2014 8

We've got a handful of awesome new tutorials - check 'em out!

So You Want to Learn FPGAs...

July 11, 2013 81

FPGAs are ubiquitous in "traditional" engineering, but still have only a small stake in DIY culture. Here are a couple of projects that are changing that.

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Resources 38 found

How to Solder Comic

February 6, 2014

This comic describes how to do plated through hole soldering in an easy to understand visual format.

Giant Soldering

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create a giant prop soldering iron to demonstrate PTH and SMD soldering techniques to large groups.

SMD Soldering

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Presentation about surface mount device (SMD) soldering.

Soldering, PTH

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

These are some materials to help you teach Plated Through Hole Soldering.

Surface Mount Device Stenciling

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Presentation used to teach Surface Mount Device Stenciling here at SparkFun Electronics.

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.

Intro to Arduino with ArduBlock

February 6, 2014

Learn the basics of programming in Arduino using the graphical programming constructs of ArduBlock.

ProtoSnap Intro to Arduino

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Presentation on programming microcontrollers without having to create any circuits using the ProtoSnap board.

MakerScience and Arduino

April 7, 2014

Learn how to teach basic concepts of electricity and circuits, program a microcontroller, and integrate making, building, and inventing into your classroom

Driving to Scratchville

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Introduction to programming and sensor input isng scratch and the Pico Board.

Intro to PicoBoard with Scratch

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Introduction to computing using Scratch and PicoBoard.

Simple Tools to Enhance Student Engagement with Processing

Derek Runberg March 28, 2014

Materials, presentations and examples from our presentations and workshops at the National NSTA Conference in Boston, MA

Giant Components

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

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

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.

Simon Modifications

Pete Lewis February 6, 2014

Presentation on how to take a Simon kit and modify it using an FTDI to change how the buzzer, LEDs, buttons and analog sensors function.

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

Resistance Board

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

A project using e-textiles to show the concept of resistance in an intuitive manner.

Intro to Arduino

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Here is a slide show presentation for introducing the Arduino SparkFun Inventor's Kit.

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.

Intro to Basic Electronics

February 6, 2014

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

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Classes 2 found

March 28, 2015

Intro to Arduino for Families

Come as a family and spend time learning Arduino using our kid friendly Arduino board called the Digital Sandbox. Using a block ba…

July 6, 2015

Microcontrollers for Educators

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

Articles 30 found

Press Releases - 2012

January 25, 2012 - SparkFun Electronics’ Third Annual Free Day Event Draws More Than 32,000 Unique Website Visitors! - $200,000 in Store Credit Given Away During Website Free-For-All February 8, 20…

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…

Intel Professional Development Tour

SparkFun & Intel Professional Development Tour We invite you to join the tour Google+ community for extra content and to learn from others participants! Teaching and learning computat…

SparkFun West Coast Tour

Thank you for attending the SparkFun 2012 West Coast Tour! You’ve completed an electronics workshop with us on the SparkFun West Coast Tour. Terrific! But don’t stop now. Use the code bel…

SparkFun National Tour

The SparkFun National Tour Thank you for participating in the SparkFun National Tour! As we continue to try to change the face of education, we are constantly looking for feedback on how to make our …

Subscribe to the SparkFun Newsletter

Sign up for the SparkFun E-mail Newsletter! Products, news and discounts - delivered straight to your inbox. What do you get with the SparkFun newsletter? Subscribers get to be among the first to …

Tours

Ever wondered what sort of hijinks go on behind the scenes at SparkFun? Do you dream of seeing certain SparkFun folks in their natural habitat? Well you’re in luck, because we host public tours …

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…

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RoHS Compliance

What does RoHS Compliant mean? RoHS = Restriction of Hazardous Substance Directive Here is the European Union WEEE directive that started it all. If you've seen the trash can icon with an X imprin…

RoHS Compliance

What does RoHS Compliant mean? RoHS = Restriction of Hazardous Substance Directive Here is the European Union WEEE directive that started it all. If you’ve seen the trash can ico…

Eagle Library

This part is contained within the SFE Eagle Library. The library can be downloaded from GitHub here. This means that if you are using Eagle PCB Design Software, you won’t need to create your own…

NSTA

Enabling the future of education is a cornerstone of SparkFun’s mission. Our Department of Education is committed to providing teachers worldwide with the tools and resources they need to bri…

Geek Express

We recently sat down with Geek Express, a concept store based in Beirut, Lebanon. Geek Express recently opened to merge the ideas of a hackerspace and a retail store selling DIY electronics. Check out…

ISTE Conference 2012

From June 24-27, SparkFun traveled to sunny San Diego, Calif., to participate in the 33rd ISTE conference and exposition. We hope you were able to stop by our booth! We’d like to offer you a pro…

Events

Part of our mission at SparkFun is to try to reach as many different people as possible to show everyone how fun, relevant and accessible the world of embedded electronics is. This level of outreac…

Interconnections Kits

Interconnections Kits by SparkFun We’ve partnered with Dr. Kylie Peppler of Indiana University and MIT Press to carry some of the design challenge materials from the Interconnections book collect…

PicoBoard & Scratch Resources

PicoBoard & Scratch Resources Here are a few resources that we’ve used here at SparkFun around teaching PicoBoard and Scratch. This page is a work-in-progress. Please email us at (education…

Modified or Defective Returns

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'…

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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…

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