The positives and negatives of shipping lithium batteries in the 21st century.
These electrifying little devices are getting more restricted by the year.
This post explores how to use the power control features of the Battery Babysitter to make a product with the features we expect from portable embedded electronics.
Catching 'Em All can drain your smartphone battery; let's see if we can fix it in style!
If you order batteries from us, you'll want to read this.
Why do we feel a tingle when we lick a 9V battery?
Checkout our caliper battery hack and a new class on creating basic schematics.
A Scooter battery meter grows into something a little bit crazier!
SparkFun moves up to a "real building" - business ensues
A new robotics board and Arduino shield should help ease you into the weekend!
Just today and tomorrow, and then 2016 will finally be over. Let's send it off with a new 3-axis Accelerometer, a "tasty" speaker, and customizable RGB 7-segment display.
It's time for a sale! Plus, we're announcing a new product section: the Sale Category.
Say "hello" to the Arduino FIO - plus a few other new products!
It's 2011 and we expect this to be a big year for new products.
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
Nate travels through UBC in Vancouver discovering amazing research projects and beautiful art, finishing up with a ride on the Mondo Spider.
New LilyPad kits, sensors, perf boards, a crazy package tracker, and various pictures updates. Oh, and Production is moving.
Fast cars and muscles. Sounds like a great Friday!
It's Inventory Day for us, but don't worry, we still have some new products for you!
Now that AVC is done, we have a bunch of new products to talk about.
Nathan Seidle tells the story of SparkFun, how we got started and why we do what we do.
A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!
Engineer Chris went to Burning Man, and needed some solar power for his project. Thus, a Roundtable was born.
Conformal coatings have always been a big thing in the electronics world, but you rarely see it in the hobbyist/prototyping market. Here's our experience and where it is beneficial to use.
Lynne Bruning, friend of SparkFun and E-Textile expert, joins us for a guest post.
Watch and learn: a video about the design process for a mobile camera
We got a new shipment of stuff for this week that includes some swag, some new Arduino boards, and a couple of revisions.
We have a round of bright new products for you to take for a spin!
Guest blog post by Arnoud Buzing of Wolfram Research on using the Edison and SparkFun Blocks to make a pendulum monitor.
The weekend is almost here, so we're talking about the new products from this week and demonstrating a couple as well.
When things become sentient, it's good to be able to remotely kill power.
This is the first ever product post at our new day, Friday.