A fun project using LED light bars, a PIC for control, 7-segment driving, playing with 2Amps, and some assorted other fun tricks.
We try our hand at electronic furniture using our RGB LED matrices and a secondhand coffee table. Pong never looked so good.
If one LED is good, 10 are better! 10 LEDs in a convenient package perfect for bar graphs and other linear displays.
Find out how the SparkFun bootloader works. Don't know what a bootloader is? Read on to find out.
A breakdown of crystals and setting the fuse bits to run the ATmega168 at 16MHz!
Basic SMD soldering to assemble the Simon game.
This tutorial shows how to use the TouchOSC app on the iPhone to send OSC signals to Processing and finally out to an Arduino.
We use a WiFly Shield and Voice Box Shield to build a battery-powered, wireless, talking page server.
Detailed tutorial on the construction of the NCWP Scavenger Box and the story behind it.
She's always sending me mixed signals. Checkout this twist on a stoplight costume using MOSFETs, XBee, and plenty of blinking LEDs.
The beginners guide for the IOIO-OTG shows you how to setup your development environment for Android and how to start writing code for your first app.
Getting started guide for SparkFun's PoEthernet Shield
Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.
SparkFun is putting on a contest to see who can drive around the building the fastest. We've also got a new low-cost gyro breakout and some ding/dent items for sale.
Holiday Greetings from SparkFun, a new tutorial, and a couple other useful bits of information.
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
All you ever needed to know about servos and steppers is explained in this educational edition of the Friday New Product Post.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
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!
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!)
It's been two weeks since we've talked about new products. Check out what's new for the past couple of weeks.
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
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Innovation Workshops SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with Innovate Oregon. SparkFun is the hardware and professional development partner for a number of e…
ISS National Design Challenge Have questions? Let me know! email@example.com Welcome CASIS ISS National Design Challenge participants! The following parts may be useful when developing your …
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 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…
Simblee is a small Arduino-programmable Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) module allowing you to get started playing with IoT (Internet of Things). Unlike other IoT offerings, Simblee integrates the GUI descript…
MESA National Challenge SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) around the MESA National Challenge. S…
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…
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…