The PCB layout tool we use called Eagle has undergone some helpful changes in v6.
Products and puppies, what more could you ask for?
This week we have some small products and a bunch of revisions. Check it out.
Jen FoxBot is back, and more luminous than ever!
Check out Chris Taylor's project for his Burning Man camp.
The release of Arduino 1.6 has really improved my Arduino-programming life thanks to custom platform support, command line utilities and line numbers!
Ralph Baer, the "father of video games," passed away this weekend.
You got questions about capacitors, we've got answers!
Using the Simblee LilyPad to make a fitness bracer that hooks up to your phone!
This week we have a new Photon-based RedBoard and a handy cable.
Examining one of the categories that occupies significant space on my workbench: wire strippers.
An easy project to keep your quadrupedal family members safe!
In this week's Enginursday post, Joel discusses how he went about making a control box for a large scale interactive EL wire art installation.
Tom Becker was nice enough to email us and comment on our <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=GPSClock-1">12ft. GPS wall clock</a>. Then he put us to shame...
EL wire, power supplies, and some beginner electronics kits. Check out the goodies for this week.
New: A triple axis gyro, specialty IC hooks, AVC poster, bags of LEDs, Open Heart Kit, new (Sale) items, MIDI cable, and a fuse and fuse holder.
Another week, another collection of new goodies. Ding and Dents, magnet wire, and a few other new products to help you complete your next project.
The latest greatest IDE is now available for download.
One of the largest public school entities in the country kicked off a pilot program to integrate Software Engineering in grades 6 and 9 for 20 different schools. SparkFun was chosen to support their foray into embedded electronics, arduino, and eTextiles.
Wired and reading on an iPad. And sure enough, the iPad blends!
To accommodate the announcement for the ProtoSnap series, we've moved the post back to Saturday for this week.
Join us on January 6th for the next episode of "SparkFun Live."
This week we play some pranks with our new products.
SparkFun is clearing out our production stock and we have a few ICs that we don't use on current assemblies. Check out those and some new products.
It's the little things in life that get us excited! We get a new sign! Also, new flat 6DOF Razor, BeagleBoard, new EasyDriver version, custom serial LCDs, 1Watt high power modem (40 mile range!), Bluetooth dongle, microSD reader, air sensors, and microSD sniffer. !.
A lot of new stuff showed up again this week. We've got color-changing pigment, a mutant USB cable, and some other goodies for you this week.
Check out this new guides for getting started in the world of XBee.
A gaggle of SparkFun folks are here in Las Vegas for the 2015 International CES show–the biggest, best, and showiest show for all things electronic. Here’s the highlight reel of Tuesday, January 6.
Wiring 1.0 has been released! Wiring has opened up prototyping with electronics to wider audiences by defining an extensible architecture for future hardware and software.
A new version of the classic Bus Pirate and an all new Raspberry Pi!
We've got an AVC poster, a video, the Arduino Inventor's Kit, a new GPS, FTDI Cables, and a handful of other new products.
Hold on tight, we have some really cool products that just might grab your attention.
A generous helping of new product goodness!
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
Another new product post for the Maker Faire weekend. We also announce the answer to last week's contest.
Of course every New Product Post is epic, but this one is a little extra epic than most. We have some seriously cool stuff this week, so check out the video and the post.
Turn your week around with some revolutionary new products.
Many schools and homes have VEX robotics systems. It's an awesome and amazing platform. I've casually mentioned to several friends that integrating VEX with Arduino is super simple to do... Here's a quick snap-shot at what we got working today.
This wishlist contains everything you’ll need to follow...
Here are the basics I think would be very useful to have....