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LED - Basic Red 5mm

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10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Blue

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LED - RGB Clear Common Cathode

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LED - RGB Diffused Common Cathode

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LED - Ultraviolet

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10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Blue

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RGB LED Chain - 20 LED Addressable

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Diffused LED - RGB 10mm

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LED - Basic Yellow 3mm

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LED - Infrared 950nm

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Circular LED Bargraphs - Green

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LED Matrix Kit

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Tutorials 225 found

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

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

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.

Customizing LilyPad LED Colors

May 19, 2014

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

Building Large LED Installations

July 16, 2015

Learn what it takes to build large LED installations from planning to power requirements to execution.

LED Robot Pop Up Card

August 19, 2015

Craft a paper circuit pop up card with a cycling RGB LED, battery, and copper tape.

FemtoBuck Constant Current LED Driver Hookup Guide

October 16, 2014

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

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 Butterfly Pop Up Card

August 19, 2015

Craft an illuminated butterfly pop up card with copper tape, two LEDs, and a battery.

Soft Circuits: LED Feelings Pizza

February 13, 2013

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

LDK Experiment 2: Multiple LED Circuits

October 2, 2013

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

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.

Light-emitting Diodes (LEDs)

August 12, 2013

Learn the basics about LEDs as well as some more advanced topics to help you calculate requirements for projects containing many LEDs.

Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor

November 19, 2013

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

Das Blinken Top Hat

January 22, 2014

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

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.

Light Up Silk Flower Corsage

April 20, 2015

Combine a silk flower with a built-in RGB LED and some LilyPad Switches to create a customizable accessory.

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.

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.

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.

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Archived Tutorials 103 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.


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.


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 245 found

LED Coffee Table

September 12, 2008 4

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

The Race to the Bottom: LED Bulbs and DFM

May 11, 2015 51

The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.

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!

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.

Enginursday: Building Large LED Projects

July 16, 2015 7

Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.

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!)

LED/LilyPad Class

September 20, 2010 2

Ever wanted to play around with LEDs and LilyPad?

According to Pete Episode #40 - Home LED lighting and the SparkFun FemtoBuck

January 20, 2015 29

Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"

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!

GLiP Project

July 23, 2010 9

An amazing LED matrix project out of France!

The Voxel Shield

November 22, 2011 18

A great shield for driving an 8x8x8 LED matrix!

RGB Fiber Optics

October 2, 2012 15

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

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.


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.


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: 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.

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 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.

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

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ISS National Design Challenge

ISS National Design Challenge Have questions? Let me know! mike.grusin@sparkfun.com Welcome CASIS ISS National Design Challenge participants! The following parts may be useful when developing your …

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 other participants! Teaching and learning computati…

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…

MESA National Challenge

MESA National Challenge SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) around the MESA National Challenge. S…

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…


Please Join our Google+ Community page for more content and discussion beyond the workshop. Oregon Tour 2015 -- Introduction to Arduino and Galileo SparkFun Electronics i…

FTDI driver install (Mac)

Introduction Let’s talk about FTDI drivers. These drivers are vital to getting many of our products up and running. Some parts that use these drivers include the FTDI basic, Sparkfun Redboard a…


RAMTEC Maker PD //We invite you to join the Google+ community for extra content and to learn from others participants! // Teaching and learning computational thinking, computer code and digi…