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

TOL-12783
1.95
5
Spectacle Light Kit

KIT-14170
99.95
Spectacle Light and Sound Kit

KIT-14173
149.95
Hook-Up Wire - Assortment (Solid Core, 22 AWG)

PRT-11367
16.95
25
Spectacle Light Board

DEV-14052
14.95
LilyPad Light Sensor

DEV-08464
7.95
ALS-PT19 Light Sensor

SEN-12566
0.95
LED Light Bar - White (SMD)

COM-12014
3.95
1
Ambient Light Sensor - TEMT6000x01

COM-08348
1.5
Light to Frequency Converter - TSL235R

SEN-09768
2.95
SparkFun RGB Light Sensor - ISL29125

SEN-12829
7.95
SparkFun Ambient Light Sensor Breakout - TEMT6000

BOB-08688
4.95
3
LightBlue Bean+

WRL-14199
54.95
Qwiic Visible Spectral Sensor - AS7262

SPX-14290
59.95
1
Qwiic UV Sensor - ZOPT2201

SPX-14264
9.95
1
OpenMV M7 Camera

SEN-14186
65
1
Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2

DEV-14028
29.95
3
Ultrasonic Range Finder - HRXL-MaxSonar-WR

SEN-11724
99.95
1
Monocle Magnifier - Illuminated

TOL-09316
9.95
Xcelite Ergonomic Screwdriver Set (6pcs)

TOL-14234
49.95
LIDAR-Lite v3

SEN-14032
149.99
12
Arduino Cookbook - Second Edition

BOK-11170
37.95
1
Solder Leaded - 15-gram Tube

TOL-09162
1.95
PVC Clamp Hub B - 1.315"

ROB-12592
9.99
PVC Clamp Mount - 1.315"

ROB-12591
6.99
Solder Leaded - 100-gram Spool

TOL-09161
5.95
2
Solder Lead Free - 15-gram Tube

TOL-09163
3.5
2
SparkFun Car Diagnostics Kit Retail

RTL-10769
59.95
3
SparkFun OBD-II UART

WIG-09555
49.95
8
Mini Photocell

SEN-09088
1.5
7
Dolly Wheel Plate - Drive B (pair)

ROB-12471
5.99
Dolly Wheel Plate - Idler A (pair)

ROB-12181
5.99
SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Intel® Edison

KIT-13742
149.95
2
Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool

TOL-09325
7.95
6
Super Bright LED - Red 10mm

COM-08862
1.5
1
Super Bright LED - Blue 10mm

COM-08860
1.5
1
Super Bright LED - White 10mm

COM-11118
1.5
1
SparkFun Luminosity Sensor Breakout - TSL2561

SEN-12055
5.95
1
Super Bright LED - Yellow 10mm

COM-11119
1.5
FreeSoC2 Development Board - PSoC5LP

DEV-13229
49.95
7
LED - 3W Aluminum PCB (5 Pack, Green)

COM-13185
7.95
LED - 3W Aluminum PCB (5 Pack, Blue)

COM-13107
7.95
RockBLOCK Mk2 - Iridium SatComm Module

WRL-13745
249.95
8
Fiber Optic Fabric - Black (40x75 cm)

COM-12712
44.95
Solder - 1/4lb Spool (0.020") Special Blend

TOL-10242
29.95
5
Jumper Wires Premium 6" F/F - 20 AWG (10 Pack)

PRT-11710
4.95
3
Jumper Wires Premium 6" M/M - 20 AWG (10 Pack)

PRT-11709
4.95
SparkFun UV Sensor Breakout - ML8511

SEN-12705
12.95
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Light

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.

TEMT6000 Ambient Light Sensor Hookup Guide

October 26, 2016

Bring the ability to detect light levels to any project with the SparkFun TEMT6000 Ambient Light Sensor Breakout.

Spectacle Light Board Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Light Board in one place.

Spectacle Light Kit Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Light Kit in one place.

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.

Spectacle Light and Sound Kit Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Light and Sound Kit in one place.

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.

LilyPad Light Sensor Hookup Guide

November 19, 2015

How to hook up the LilyPad Light Sensor as well as some project ideas and example code.

Photocell Hookup Guide

May 5, 2016

Hook a light-sensing photocell up to an Arduino to create an ambient light monitor.

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.

Sensor Kit Resource Hub

May 5, 2016

An overview of each component in the SparkFun Sensor Kit, plus links to tutorials and other resources you'll need to hook them up.

ML8511 UV Sensor Hookup Guide

March 13, 2014

Get up and running quickly with this simple to use UV sensor.

Light-Up Valentine Cards

January 27, 2015

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

PIR Motion Sensor Hookup Guide

May 5, 2016

An overview of passive infrared (PIR) motion detecting sensors, and how to hook them up to an Arduino.

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.
New!

LED PomPom Headbands

June 14, 2017

Follow this tutorial to make your own light up PomPom headband! Try the beginner version if you are new to electronics or the advanced version if you have some more experience!

Light-Up Plush

December 16, 2016

Craft a light-up plush with LilyPad LEDs controlled by pressing a button and sliding a switch in the creature's hands.

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

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

IR Communication

February 7, 2013

This tutorial explains how common IR communication works, as well as shows you how to set up a simple IR transmitter and receiver.

Weather Shield Hookup Guide

December 5, 2013

Read humidity, pressure and luminosity quickly and easily. Add wind speed, direction and rain gauge for full weather station capabilities.

QRD1114 Optical Detector Hookup Guide

May 5, 2016

Use this IR LED/phototransistor fusion to sense objects in close proximity or even the color of a surface!

Arduino Weather Shield Hookup Guide V12

March 2, 2017

Read humidity, pressure and luminosity quickly and easily. Add wind speed, direction and rain gauge for full weather station capabilities.

APDS-9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor Hookup Guide

November 6, 2014

Getting started guide for the Avago APDS-9960 color, proximity, and gesture sensor.

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.

MAX30105 Particle and Pulse Ox Sensor Hookup Guide

December 1, 2016

The SparkFun MAX30105 Particle Sensor is a flexible and powerful sensor enabling sensing of distance, heart rate, particle detection, even the blinking of an eye. Get ready. Set. Shine!

Night-Light Pennant with LilyMini ProtoSnap

December 16, 2016

Use the pre-programmed LilyMini ProtoSnap to make an interactive pennant that reacts to ambient light levels.

VL6180 Hookup Guide

February 12, 2015

Get started with your VL6180 based sensor or the VL6180 breakout board.

FLIR Lepton Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

See the invisible world of infrared radiation using the FLIR Dev Kit and Raspberry Pi.

EL Wire Light-Up Dog Harness

October 30, 2015

Learn how to create a light-up dog harness using EL wire for when you need to take your four-legged friend for a walk in the dark.

Weather Station Wirelessly Connected to Wunderground

April 11, 2014

Build your own open-source, official Wunderground weather station that connects over WiFi via an Electric Imp.

Boss Alarm

March 30, 2016

Build a Boss Alarm that alerts you of anyone walking into your office and automatically changes your computer screen.

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.

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!

What is Electricity?

June 13, 2013

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

LED Cloud-Connected Cloud

February 22, 2016

Make an RGB colored cloud light! You can also control it from your phone, or hook up to the weather!

Illuminated Mask

December 16, 2016

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

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.

Paper Circuit Pin

April 11, 2016

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.

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.

Using the SparkFun PicoBoard and Scratch

November 11, 2014

Here are a few tips in using the PicoBoard with Scratch. The PicoBoard allows us to write Scratch programs that interact with a variety of sensors on the PicoBoard. These sensors include: sound, light, a slider, a push button, and 4 external sensors (A, B, C, and D).

Nest Protect Teardown

January 15, 2014

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

ESP8266 Powered Propane Poofer

March 15, 2016

Learn how Nick Poole built a WiFi controlled fire-cannon using the ESP8266 Thing Dev Board!

Cackling Apple Head Witch

October 30, 2014

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

Soil Moisture Sensor Hookup Guide

July 23, 2015

A quick hookup guide and project to get you started with the Soil Moisture Sensor from SparkFun.

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Light Bar Controller

June 11, 2008

Adam creates a light bar controller inside a SparkFun box.

Engineering Thursday: LED Light Boxes

July 18, 2013

With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.

Enginursday: Levitating Light

November 17, 2016

Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.

Let there be light!

September 24, 2010

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

Building a Light Up Quilt

May 19, 2011

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

T³: Using LEDs as Light Sensors

August 9, 2016

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.

New Product Friday: Blue Light Special

August 30, 2013

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

Enginursday: Light Up Your Home Life

June 9, 2016

Home automation with the ESP8266 is now easier than ever!

Guest Tutorial: EL Wire Light-Up Dog Harness

November 4, 2015

An easy project to keep your quadrupedal family members safe!

Paper Circuits - Valentine Edition

January 12, 2015

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

All Hail the DeployBot!

April 18, 2012

Customer Service builds a light and sound alarm for themselves.

The LikeLight

May 18, 2011

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

DIY Wirelessly Controlled Lights

April 5, 2012

Check out this nice project from a SparkFun customer.

Hardware Hump Day: 3 Easy EL Wire Projects

April 12, 2017

Add light elements to your projects quickly and easily!

Check out the LIDAR-Lite Distance Sensor

February 18, 2014

Distance sensing made easy with the LIDAR-Lite from PulsedLight

DIY soil moisture sensor.

June 25, 2014

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

Quantified Living: Fight or Flight

August 18, 2015

Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?

ElectriCute: LED String Lights & You

October 23, 2013

This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!

ElectriCute - Elastolite Tattoo

February 10, 2014

Check out today's edition of ElectriCute to build a light-up tattoo made with Elastolite.

Check out the Lumapad!

March 11, 2013

Check out the open source photo light you can control with your phone.

All New Stuff

October 25, 2008

Some new widgets: Light sensor, Lantronix ethernet breakout, cables, magnets, compasses, and Arduino ICs.

New Product Friday: Just in Time

December 22, 2011

Watch out, we have some great new products just in time to light up your holiday.

Visualize the frequencies of life with the SoundPuddle

July 31, 2012

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.

Self-lighting Menorah

December 18, 2014

An awesome project from SparkFun customer Elahd Bar-Shai

The Holiday Lights Giveaway

November 16, 2015

You get an LED! You get an LED! (Almost) EVERYONE GETS AN LED!

New Product Friday: Lightly Toggled

June 15, 2012

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

Tweeting Kegerator

September 10, 2009

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.

Hardware Humpday: DIY Firefly LED Bracelet

May 31, 2017

Light up the party (and your wrist!) with this DIY Firefly LED Bracelet.

Hacked Haunts

October 22, 2015

Some tools for hacking your home or professional haunt for light, sound, and animatronics!

According to Pete Episode #40 - Home LED lighting and the SparkFun FemtoBuck

January 20, 2015

Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"

New Product Friday: What's with all the ComMotion?

January 30, 2015

Today, some new robotics parts and a pretty light-up flower. Yes, you read that right!

New Product Friday: Sticky Situation

October 25, 2013

Magical tape, a tiny light sensor, and some new revisions. Check out what we have for this week.

Using the LilyTiny board

October 3, 2012

How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!

Night Kite

February 3, 2009

Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!

Friday Celebration of New Products!

June 10, 2011

Check out our selection of new products for this week.

New Product Friday: A Mega New Product Post!

November 4, 2011

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

A Monster New Product Post!

May 27, 2011

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

Mention at DEFCON

August 11, 2008

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

New Product Post Friday

May 20, 2011

Another new product post for the Maker Faire weekend. We also announce the answer to last week's contest.

SparkFun & the AEP Program

June 6, 2016

We want to educate everyone. That means helping the government when they ask.

SparkFun and Particle Join Forces

May 13, 2015

Spark IO changes their name. SparkFun and Particle partner to change the world.

Friday Product Post: Ugly Sweater Weather

December 16, 2016

Two new LilyPad products are now available! To go along with them, we have a new Mini GPS Shield, Flip-Pins and two new Edison kits.

Problems with Intellectual Property

April 7, 2009

Do you know anyone who made any money patenting something? Thoughts from Democratizing Innovation.

New Products Extravaganza 2010!

July 15, 2010

A big batch of products for you to play with

A Short Product Post

July 1, 2010

We have a few new/revised products we wanted to quickly highlight!

New Product Friday: Moogus Operandi

October 10, 2014

High-powered LEDs, an audio kit from Moog and more. Check out the new stuff for this week.

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Paper Circuits: Light Up Valentine Pop Up Cards

March 27, 2014

Templates and slide presentation used in the Light Up Your Love with Paper Circuitry class on 2/12/14.

micro:bit

June 20, 2017

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SparkFun and RAFT Rethink Recycling

April 13, 2017

RAFT and SparkFun partner to help educators, environment …

LilyPad Sewable Electronics Kit

January 19, 2017

Get the LilyPad Sew Kit Get the LilyPad Sew Kit …

Interconnections Kits

October 31, 2016

Interconnections Kits by SparkFun We’ve partnered with Dr. Kylie Peppler of Indiana University and MIT Press to carry some of the design challenge materials from the Interconnections book collect…

Paper Circuits Pin

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.

Android Things

December 13, 2016

Android Things brings the simplicity and speed of software development to hardware for IoT with an embedded OS, core services, developer kit, and developer console. The SparkFun Blocks for Intel Ed…

EdWeek_Clouds

March 3, 2016

STEM Activity: Build an Indoor Cloud Display that Mimics the Weather! This engaging STEM activity motivates and intrigues students while taking…

Driving to Scratchville

February 6, 2014

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

Spectacle

June 14, 2017

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Giant Breadboard

February 6, 2014

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

EdWeek: Making and Measuring Batteries

May 4, 2016

STEM Project: Make and Measure a Battery Learn about batteries with a concept video and tutorial. Then, create a simple battery using a lemon, …

EdWeek: SIK Keyboard Instrument

April 19, 2016

STEM Project: Build an Electronic Keyboard Combine programming and electronics concepts from the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) to create …

LilyPad With Programming

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

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.

RF Connector Buying Guide

January 1, 2012

RF Connector Buying Guide When it comes to transmitting radio frequencies over cable, you can’t just hook up to any old wire. Coaxial cables are specially shielded to efficiently carry radio si…

innovation Workshop Materials

January 26, 2016

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…

Career and Technical Education Challenge

August 9, 2016

CTE Makeover Challenge The U.S. Department of Education invited schools to enter the CTE Makeover Challenge by submitting a design for a CTE makerspace. Makerspaces provide students the…

Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

November 21, 2014

2014 Colorado Science Conference – Workshop: Full STE(A)M Ahead: Tinkering in the Arts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Explore how light is bent, shaped, and obscured usin…

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.

2016 Gift Guide

December 25, 2016

2016 Holiday Gift Guide Video We're taking the guesswork out of gifting and sharing our favorite ideas for everyone on your list, including our flagship SparkFun Inventor's Kits, popular IoT…

e-Textile Mask Workshop

April 9, 2014

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

Arduino 101 Workshop

April 12, 2016

Education 101 Hackathon SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with both Intel and local educational partners to provide a 2 day educator hackathon. SparkFun is …

MESA National Challenge

May 19, 2015

MESA National Challenge SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) around the MESA National Challenge. S…

Using the SIK with JavaScript

March 11, 2016

Programming the SparkFun Inventors Kit with JavaScript SparkFun is proud to announce a great educational partnership with Innovate Oregon. SparkFun is the hardware and profession…

ISS National Design Challenge

October 31, 2016

ISS National Design Challenge Have questions? Let me know! mike.grusin@sparkfun.com Welcome CASIS ISS National Design Challenge participants! The following parts may be useful when developing your …

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.

Microsoft Azure IoT Starter Kits

January 27, 2016

Microsoft Azure IoT Start Kit - SparkFun Thing Microsoft and SparkFun have gotten together to bring you some IoT (Internet of Things) fun. The IoT Starter Kits are designed to help you seamlessly c…

Wireless Buying Guide

January 1, 2012

Wireless Buying Guide When it comes to throwing data over the ether, there are a lot of options. If you’re confused about what wireless technology is best for your next project then keep on rea…

Explorations in Arduino Physics: Ideas and Experiments that Integrate this Low-cost 8-bit Microcontroller into your Classroom

July 28, 2015

This is a presentation on a series of tools that can be used in experiments, activities, and labs to investigate, measure, and analyze physics phenomena.

AVC 2016

September 26, 2016

View Photos View Scoreboard View Site Map View Rules View Program Watch a recap of the live stream here! …

SparkFun Community Partnership Program

June 27, 2017

SparkFun Community Partnership Program SparkFun is proud to partner with students, makers and hobbyists to support their work through the donation of hardware and expertise. We belie…

SuperQuest

June 2, 2015

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…

Community Partnership Program - Spring 2017

June 26, 2017

SparkFun Community Partnership Program SparkFun is proud to partner with students, makers and hobbyists to support their work through the donation of hardware and expertise. We belie…

GPS Buying Guide

January 1, 2012

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 …