Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
A bright offering of new products and a Maker Faire reminder!
Check out this nice e-textiles project from a SparkFun customer.
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
Another Friday, another round of new products. Check out what we've got this week.
Home automation with the ESP8266 is now easier than ever!
An easy project to keep your quadrupedal family members safe!
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
Learn how to do SMD soldering in our upcoming workshop!
The SoundPuddle is an interactive environment of visual-acoustic synesthesia. Art and electronics come together to bring an experience of light and sound to those within its confines.
Check out this nice project from a SparkFun customer.
Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!
Customer Service builds a light and sound alarm for themselves.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Distance sensing made easy with the LIDAR-Lite from PulsedLight
How to hack a pathway light to make a soil moisture sensor.
Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?
Check out today's edition of ElectriCute to build a light-up tattoo made with Elastolite.
Check out the open source photo light you can control with your phone.
Some new widgets: Light sensor, Lantronix ethernet breakout, cables, magnets, compasses, and Arduino ICs.
After a fair amount of work, we have completed what we hope to be an educational kit and supporting printed materials to go along with the <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=BEE-7-SMDSoldering">SMD Soldering</a> lecture.
You get an LED! You get an LED! (Almost) EVERYONE GETS AN LED!
We have a few new products for the weekend of AVC 2012.
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
Some tools for hacking your home or professional haunt for light, sound, and animatronics!
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
It's a special day when hardware guys recommend something that is software. I apologize if this sounds like a bad infomercial at 2AM. Dropbox has completely won me over. If you are like me, and have multiple computers that need to share files, Dropbox solves the file sharing and backup problems. I installed Dropbox on my home PC and a little icon sits in my task bar. I've got files on my home PC like my Eagle projects, my excel files, my docs, and my various collections of C code. So I drag and drop these into a folder on my C: drive, a folder called 'My Dropbox'. Simple enough. Then I go into work and install Dropbox. A couple minutes later I've got a folder on my C: drive called 'My Dropbox' and it's got all the files that my home PC had. I've got 2GB free, to
Magical tape, a tiny light sensor, and some new revisions. Check out what we have for this week.
Today, some new robotics parts and a pretty light-up flower. Yes, you read that right!
Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!
Watch out, we have some great new products just in time to light up your holiday.
How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
Auto assembly-line meets your local watering hole.
Introducing our new soldering tutorial series.
The next chapter in the Raspberry Pi Aquaponics Time-laspe project.
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.
Installing a light in my daughters wooden play kitchen’s...
All the necessary components to get the Ambient Light Sensor...
All the necessary components to make your own automatic mood...
All of the parts needed for the Darkness-Happy Light project.
All the electronic parts needed to get you started on making...
The parts needed for the Reverse Night Light project.
I have one of those IKEA translucent TV wall mounts, and I...