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.
Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.
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.
Home automation with the ESP8266 is now easier than ever!
Another Friday, another round of new products. Check out what we've got this week.
An easy project to keep your quadrupedal family members safe!
Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!
Customer Service builds a light and sound alarm for themselves.
Check out this nice project from a SparkFun customer.
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?
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
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.
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.
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!
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!
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
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!
Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!
It's another week and we have more new products for you.
Check out our selection of new products for this week.
Yet another new product post with more new products, some classes, and of course a video.
Sparklers and the science behind fireworks.
We have a few new/revised products we wanted to quickly highlight!
Make this great card for Father's Day, birthdays - or any occasion with a dash of DIY is the answer.
Check out this video tutorial for building your own soil moisture sensor.
The cluster has arrived to our new data center! 5 Dell PowerEdges with 10 megabit burstable to 100 megabit. We're trimming the fat off our site and making things much faster.
A new 2.4GHz dish on the SparkFun roofs adds a third connection to the internet.
Feel like dancing? We've got the project for you!
I wrote a tutorial about how to make a nightlight with ELastoLite. It's pretty ok, so check it out. DO IT.
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art