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Get you BMP085 Breakout singing pressure and temperature; and turn that data into altitude and a weather forecast.
How to get started with the Flexiforce Pressure Sensor.
We take an old rotary phone, dissect it, and cross-pollinate it with a cellular module.
Don't know anything about Embedded Electronics? Start here!
Have you noticed the itty bitty white rectangles on some of the SparkFun designed boards? These are a miniature version of the ICSP connection. This tutorial will show you how to use a special adapter to re-program boards with this type header.
Soldering a SOIC part, multiple pins at a time and the use of solder wick.
Sneaky tricks to solder anything! Even leadless ICs and BGAs.
A breakdown of hot-air rework and lots of video examples.
Basic SMD soldering to assemble the Simon game.
Making some bad homemade wine and counting bubbles during the fermentation process.
With the power of the pogo pin and some creativity, our testing methods have come a long way! Our ever growing arsenal of test-jigs is now up to 138. See how they work and how we make them.
The SparkFun Joystick Shield lets you control a gadget or your computer by way of a two-axis analog joystick with center button and four pushbuttons in a diamond pattern. This assembly guide will show you how to solder your Joystick Shield kit together.
A break down of all the sensors chosen, the main PCB layout, and the high power radios and antennas used.
It's like a styrofoam cooler, with holes, and no ice, and a heater inside. Ok, it's not really like a cooler at all...
All the painful things we learned and what to do different for next time.
Using batch files and AVR MKII programmers, this tutorial will show you how to program multiple micro-controllers at the same time. Although it this method requires a bit more desk space, it does offer an affordable alternative to the traditional "all-in-one" ganged programming devices.
A quick guide to properly assembling the servo-controlled robotic claw.
A brief run-down and example of how to use the force sensitive resistor.
Trials and tribulations of a late summer HAB launch and recovery.
Making the most out of your new RFM22 wireless communication shield.
A new Simon game, some product revisions, a new pressure sensor, and more. That's what we have for this week.
Bubble displays, a new barometric pressure sensor, and more! Check out what we have this week for new products.
You've got questions about business; we've got answers. Probably.
Meteotek has combined two of my favorite things - balloons and electronics. Checkout the images for this balloon sat project.
Another round of new products for the week.
Say "hello" to the Arduino FIO - plus a few other new products!
It's been a really slow week for new products so let's take a look at a few revs and a few older parts from the catalog.
Build your own Arduino Controlled Sip-and-Puff switch.
Check out this amazing project from SparkFun customer Peter Jansen.
We rigged up a web cam on the pick and place for the day. Take a look and see what we're building.
We're taking a look at some of our favorite sensors and breakout boards in this new video series!
I think this is the most we have posted, ever? 25 new products!
Check out the tutorial from SparkFun engineer Aaron's HAB launch.
Returning from a great weekend at Maker Faire, we've got some new items posted and some pictures from Austin.
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In-Progress - A Silk globe lamp that acts as a barometer by chan…
This weather station setup is solar and battery powered, and wil…
The Weather Shield is an easy to use Arduino shield that grants …