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Looking for LEDs? Check out the LED category!
Are you wanting to put LEDs on all of your projects? Good, check out this tutorial and we’ll show you how!
Controlling a color LED matrix from anywhere in the world using a simple java script interface.
We try our hand at electronic furniture using our RGB LED matrices and a secondhand coffee table. Pong never looked so good.
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.
How to get blinking with the LED starter kit.
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.
If one LED is good, 10 are better! 10 LEDs in a convenient package perfect for bar graphs and other linear displays.
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.
Anyone can blink a LED in Arduino, but you'll really impress people if you can pulse a LED
A fun project using LED light bars, a PIC for control, 7-segment driving, playing with 2Amps, and some assorted other fun tricks.
Assemble a Rebel Triple Play LED board with a Triple Play Driver Board and heat sink
Current must be limited when using LEDs. Learn how to choose the correct current limiting resistor for your LEDs.
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?
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.
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.
A range comparison of Spark Fun RF products. Which is for you? This will help you decide.
Don't know anything about Embedded Electronics? Start here!
Reflowing trickier PCBs with a $30 hot plate!
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.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!
Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.
Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.
We show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
More new products this week. We have some cool LED lights and an all-in-one embeddable audio player.
LED panels, a wireless access point for your Arduino, and more! Check out what we have for this week.
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