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Light Pipe - White Core (6mm, 1' long)

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Flexible Coolant Pipe - 1ft (1/2")

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LilyPad Light Sensor

$ 7.95

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February 7, 2013

Light is a useful tool for the electrical engineer. Understanding how light relates to electronics is a fundamental skill for many projects.

Light-Up Valentine Cards

January 27, 2015

Light up your love with paper circuits - no soldering required!

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.

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

Light up your dad's day with this electronic pop-up card!

Light Up Pennant with E-Textiles

September 17, 2015

Show your school spirit, geek pride, or fandom with a light up pennant using the LilyTwinkle or LilyPad Arduino.

Soil moisture-sensing by hacking a solar light

June 19, 2014

How to take a solar powered pathway light from a hardware store and make it into a crude soil moisture sensor.

ISL29125 RGB Light Sensor Hookup Guide

June 12, 2014

A guide to help you integrate the ISL29125 RGB light sensor breakout board into your electronic projects.

Weather Station Wirelessly Connected to Wunderground

April 11, 2014

Build your own open source, official Wunderground weather station that updates every 10 seconds over Wifi via an Electric Imp.

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.

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.

Nest Protect Teardown

January 15, 2014

See the inner-workings of the new Nest Protect in this SparkFun Teardown.

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.

Origami Paper Circuits

May 26, 2015

A quick tutorial to get you started in the world of light up origami flowers.

Twinkling Trick or Treat Bag

October 2, 2014

Make a light up goodie bag with conductive thread, LEDs, and the LilyTwinkle!

TSL2561 Luminosity Sensor Hookup Guide

December 27, 2013

The TSL2561 is an light sensor that's very inexpensive for the accuracy it provides. Here's how to use it.

E-Textile Mask

September 19, 2014

Use LilyPad LEDs, a switched battery holder, and coin cell battery to make a fun light up mask for your next costume party.

Internet Datalogging With Arduino and XBee WiFi

June 19, 2014

How to combine an Arduino, XBee WiFi module, and handful of sensors to create a live stream of "Office Conditions". Storing light, temperature, carbon-monoxide, and methane (for science!) readings on the Internet.

What is Electricity?

June 13, 2013

We can see electricity in action on our computers, lighting our houses, as lighting strikes in thunderstorms, but what is it? This is not an easy question, but in this tutorial we will shed some light on what is electricity!

Cackling Apple Head Witch

October 30, 2014

Make your own cackling apple head witch to scare all of the trick or treaters this Halloween!

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Wii-mote guts

We crack the case on the infamous flying Nintendo controller, so you don't have to.

Beginning Embedded Electronics - 6

The basics of through hole soldering.

HAB - The Balloon, Enclosure, Helium, and Cut-Down

These are the basics about the balloon we used, the enclosure of the payload, and the cut-down and parachute mechanisms to try to get the payload back safely.

Laser Tape Measure Hacking

We tear apart a common laser tape measure. A good lesson in how to hack, how to document, and hitting walls.

Pulse a LED

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

Blog 179 found

A Monster New Product Post!

May 27, 2011 48

It's another week and we have more new products for you.

Mention at DEFCON

August 11, 2008 8

New products and SparkFun shows up in a Boston subway hack.

New Product Friday: A Mega New Product Post!

November 4, 2011 21

Yet another new product post with more new products, some classes, and of course a video.

Friday Celebration of New Products!

June 10, 2011 59

Check out our selection of new products for this week.

Light Bar Controller

June 11, 2008 10

Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.

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.

Let there be light!

September 24, 2010 10

A bright offering of new products and a Maker Faire reminder!

Building a Light Up Quilt

May 19, 2011 29

Check out this nice e-textiles project from a SparkFun customer.

New Product Friday: Blue Light Special

August 30, 2013 9

Another Friday, another round of new products. Check out what we've got this week.

The LikeLight

May 18, 2011 32

The perfect project if you just can't get enough Facebook.

DIY Wirelessly Controlled Lights

April 5, 2012 14

Check out this nice project from a SparkFun customer.

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!

Self-lighting Menorah

December 18, 2014 2

An awesome project from SparkFun customer Elahd Bar-Shai

New Product Friday: Lightly Toggled

June 15, 2012 38

We have a few new products for the weekend of AVC 2012.

Paper Circuits - Valentine Edition

January 12, 2015 5

Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!

All Hail the DeployBot!

April 18, 2012 46

Customer Service builds a light and sound alarm for themselves.

Check out the LIDAR-Lite Distance Sensor

February 18, 2014 28

Distance sensing made easy with the LIDAR-Lite from PulsedLight

DIY soil moisture sensor.

June 25, 2014 1

How to hack a pathway light to make a soil moisture sensor.

Quantified Living: Fight or Flight

August 18, 2015 17

Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?

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"

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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.

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.

Driving to Scratchville

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Introduction to programming and sensor input isng scratch and the Pico Board.

Giant Breadboard

Lindsay Craig February 6, 2014

Instructions on how to create a giant bread board with functioning components for use as a teaching tool.

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.

LilyPad with ArduBlock Workshop

Angela Sheehan June 10, 2014

Presentation materials on using ArduBlock with the LilyPad Simple Development Board during a workshop at Fashion Institute of Technology 6/5/2014.

SXSWedu Panel - Build, Create, and Hack: Bringing STE(A)M into K-12

March 4, 2014

These are the materials presented at the SXSWedu Panel Presentation on March 4, 2014.

e-Textile Mask Workshop

Angela Sheehan April 9, 2014

Presentation on sewing circuits and creating a light up mask used during Girl Scout Troop 73265's visit to SparkFun HQ.

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.

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GPS Buying Guide

GPS Buying Guide Above your head, right now, at an altitude of about 20,200 km there is a system of navigation satellites. There’s 35 of them, 24 active at any given time. It cost millions and …

Intel Professional Development Tour - 2015

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