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Are you wanting to put LEDs on all of your projects? Good, check out this tutorial and we’ll show you how!

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LED - Basic Red 5mm

COM-09590
$ 0.35
LED - Basic Yellow 3mm

COM-00532
$ 0.35
LED - Basic Red 3mm

COM-00533
$ 0.35
LED - Basic Green 3mm

COM-09650
$ 0.35
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10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Blue

COM-09937
$ 1.95
LED - RGB Clear Common Cathode

COM-00105
$ 1.95
1
LED - RGB Diffused Common Cathode

COM-09264
$ 1.95
2
LED - Ultraviolet

COM-08662
$ 0.95
10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Blue

COM-09937
$ 1.95
RGB LED Chain - 20 LED Addressable

COM-11020
$ 34.95
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Diffused LED - RGB 10mm

COM-11120
$ 0.95
Diffused LED - Green 10mm

COM-10633
$ 0.5
LED - Basic Yellow 3mm

COM-00532
$ 0.35
LED - Infrared 950nm

COM-09349
$ 0.95
1
LED Holder - 5mm

COM-11840
$ 0.5
Circular LED Bargraphs - Green

COM-11491
$ 11.95
1
LED Tactile Button - Red

COM-10442
$ 1.95
LED Tactile Button- White

COM-10439
$ 1.95

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Tutorials 184 found

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.

Humidity-sensing LED Flower

October 28, 2014

How about that humidity? This tutorial shows how to add sensing capability to the 21st Century Fashion Kit's RGB flower project.

LED Light Bar Hookup

September 24, 2013

A quick overview of SparkFun's LED light bars, and some examples to show how to hook them up.

Soft Circuits: LED Feelings Pizza

February 13, 2013

Here we will learn how to say how you feel with pizza. Electric pizza.

Customizing LilyPad LED Colors

May 19, 2014

A short guide to creating a rainbow of new LilyPad LED colors at home!

How LEDs are Made

May 28, 2014

We take a tour of a LED manufacturer and learn how PTH 5mm LEDs are made for SparkFun.

LDK Experiment 2: Multiple LED Circuits

October 2, 2013

Design both parallel and series e-textile circuits with multiple LEDs!

FemtoBuck Constant Current LED Driver Hookup Guide

October 16, 2014

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

Das Blinken Top Hat

January 22, 2014

A top hat decked out with LED strips makes for a heck of a wedding gift.

Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor

November 19, 2013

How to use a Raspberry Pi to monitor Twitter for hashtags and blink an LED.

RGB Panel Jumbotron

August 5, 2014

This tutorial will show you how to combine a webcam, a 32x32 RGB LED panel, and a Teensy 3.1 to stream video from the webcam, pixelate it, and display it on the LED panel - LIVE.

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.

PicoBuck Hookup Guide

August 30, 2013

The PicoBuck board is a high-efficiency three-channel constant-current LED driver.
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Hackers in Residence: The Sound Visualizer

March 23, 2015

A fun project that uses a Raspberry Pi and a custom Java app to create your own sound visualizer using a RGB LED matrix.

E-Textile Art Pin

March 12, 2015

Create a quick and easy piece of e-textile art using a LilyPad LED, battery holder, conductive thread, and coin cell battery.

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.

LDK Experiment 1: Lighting Up a Basic Circuit

February 7, 2013

The first experiment in the LilyPad Design Kit series. In this exercise, you will learn how a basic e-textiles circuit works, and light up a sewable LED using a coin cell battery holder and conductive thread.

RGB Panel Hookup Guide

December 12, 2013

Make bright, colorful displays using the 32x32 and 32x16 RGB LED panels. This hookup guide shows how to hook up these panels and control them with an Arduino.

ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Simple Hookup Guide

September 5, 2013

Interested in getting into LilyPad? Or maybe it's Arduino that tickles your fancy? Just want to add a little white-blinky-LED zest to your vest? All of the above? The ProtoSnap LilyPad Simple is a great tool to explore any of these subjects.

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Archived Tutorials 104 found

Ethernet to Color LED Matrix

Controlling a color LED matrix from anywhere in the world using a simple java script interface.

LED Coffee Table

We try our hand at electronic furniture using our RGB LED matrices and a secondhand coffee table. Pong never looked so good.

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.

LED Starter Kit Retail

How to get blinking with the LED starter kit.

Sewing with non-LilyPad LED lights

Sometimes you want the bulb shape of a regular LED in a project, or would like your LED to sit on top of your fabric without a visible PCB, however small. For those situations and more, here is a quick tutorial on sewing with regular LEDs.

10-Segment LED kit Landing Page

If one LED is good, 10 are better! 10 LEDs in a convenient package perfect for bar graphs and other linear displays.

Tri-Color LED Breakout Quickstart Guide

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.

Pulse a LED

Anyone can blink a LED in Arduino, but you'll really impress people if you can pulse a LED

12ft GPS Wall Clock

A fun project using LED light bars, a PIC for control, 7-segment driving, playing with 2Amps, and some assorted other fun tricks.

Rebel Triple Play with Driver Assembly Guide

Assemble a Rebel Triple Play LED board with a Triple Play Driver Board and heat sink

LED Current Limiting Resistors

Current must be limited when using LEDs. Learn how to choose the correct current limiting resistor for your LEDs.

Testing LEDs with fast-switching tweezers

This tutorial will guide you through how to make your very own set of "fast-switching tweezers". What are these? They are a tool that we use here at SparkFun to more easily and quickly test bare LEDs. Sure, you can use a multimeter or a battery, but when you're handling thousands of LEDs and you need to quickly verify color, any amount of efficiency gain is worth the effort!! Best of all, these can light up an LED connected with either polarity.

Key-Counter

Playing with the PS2 keyboard protocol. How many times have you hit the 'n' key today?

Picture Frame Tetris

Another tutorial on why we like big blinky things. We've made the game of Tetris interactive with 720 LEDs, 16 microcontrollers, and 10lbs of wires, sweat, and code.

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.

How Far Does It Go?

A range comparison of Spark Fun RF products. Which is for you? This will help you decide.

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 1

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

Reflow Skillet

Reflowing trickier PCBs with a $30 hot plate!

Programmer and Board Test Program

Blink! As well as some other helpful test routines.

PG1B

The PG1 and PG2C are the same functional device, only the PG2C has a socket built in. Please refer to the PG2C documentation - it works just fine for the PG1. Also, see 'Basic PIC Tutorial' located below.

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Blog 228 found

LED Coffee Table

September 12, 2008 4

The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.

LED Robot Halloween Costume

October 22, 2013 6

Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.

LED/LilyPad Class

September 20, 2010 2

Ever wanted to play around with LEDs and LilyPad?

Still in search of the perfect LED?

July 22, 2010 8

We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)

GLiP Project

July 23, 2010 9

An amazing LED matrix project out of France!

Engineering Thursday: LED Light Boxes

July 18, 2013 17

With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.

ElectriCute: LED String Lights & You

October 23, 2013 5

This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!

Enginursday: Monitor Twitter With a Raspberry Pi

December 5, 2013 13

How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.

RGB Fiber Optics

October 2, 2012 15

Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.

The Voxel Shield

November 22, 2011 18

A great shield for driving an 8x8x8 LED matrix!

Testing LEDs quickly - a new tutorial!

September 20, 2012 35

Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!

Robot Skeleton Sidekick

April 13, 2010 18

Craig Ferguson's new slick talking sidekick uses the MP3 Trigger and Rebel LED's

Q&A with Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life

November 13, 2012 2

Stephanie talks with us about the creation of her awesome LED Quiet Book pages!

Plaid PCBs and Tron

October 10, 2008 6

We're bringing a fun kit to Maker Faire and showing off the new game on the LED Coffee Table.

New Product Friday: The Matrix - Reflexed

April 3, 2015 12

This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.

Projects!

December 4, 2008 5

Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.

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Resources 9 found

Paper Circuits Pin

Angela Sheehan March 31, 2014

This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and make a wearable piece of e-craft art.

Android Development with IOIO

February 6, 2014

Control an LED, potentiometer and servo over USB or Bluetooth using Andriod and IOIO.

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.

Paper Circuits: Light Up Valentine Pop Up Cards

Angela Sheehan March 27, 2014

Templates and slide presentation used in the Light Up Your Love with Paper Circuitry class on 2/12/14.

ProtoSnap

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Teach digital and analog input and output using the RGB LEDs, buttons and buzzers with the ProtoSnap board.

Paper Circuits: Lotus Flower Pop Up Card

Angela Sheehan May 6, 2014

Templates used in the Have Fun with Paper Circuitry workshop at GESTEM on 5/9/14.

e-Textile Art Pin

Angela Sheehan June 11, 2014

Create a quick and easy piece of e-textile art using a LilyPad LED, Battery Holder, conductive thread, and coin cell battery.

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.

Paper Circuit Cards

Brian Huang March 1, 2014

Have students build a simple circuit with copper tape, a coin cell battery, and an LED. This template can be extended to any number of other activities inv

Classes 1 found

May 30, 2015

Costuming with Electronics: Beyond the Blink

Join us for an afternoon of electronic costuming. In this workshop we will be talking specifically about adding input to your wear…

Articles 3 found

Sylvia's Super Awesome Book Projects

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…

Intel Professional Development Tour - 2014

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…

Intel Professional Development Tour - 2015

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…