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SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Google's Science Journal App

KIT-13923
59.95
Picaxe Robot - BOT120

DEV-10170
74.95
Robot Builder's Bonanza

BOK-10895
22.95
Rover 5 Robot Platform

ROB-10336
59.95
2
Robotic Finger Sensor

SPX-14200
39.95
Robotics Shield Kit for Arduino - Parallax

ROB-11494
139.95
1
uArm - Desktop Robotic Arm

ROB-13663
339.95
7

BOK-11499
SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Wheel Encoder

SEN-12617
9.95
SparkFun RedBot Buzzer

ROB-12567
5.95
SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Mechanical Bumper

SEN-11999
4.95
2
SparkFun RedBot Mainboard

ROB-12097
49.95
4
SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Line Follower

SEN-11769
2.95
6
SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Accelerometer

SEN-12589
9.95
SparkFun Ardumoto Shield Kit

KIT-14180
24.95
SparkFun micro:bot kit

KIT-14216
59.95
SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot

ROB-12649
119.95
22

KIT-14123
Stepper Motor - 125 oz.in (200 steps/rev, 600mm Wire)

ROB-13656
23.95
2
Motor Mount - E Style

ROB-14076
4.99
SparkFun Serial Controlled Motor Driver

ROB-13911
16.95
SparkFun Servo Trigger

WIG-13118
16.95
7
SparkFun moto:bit

DEV-14213
14.95
SparkFun Stepoko Motion Control Add-On Kit

TOL-13881
299.95

BOB-11611
2 Retired
SparkFun Stepoko

ROB-13899
149.95
3
SparkFun Servo Trigger - Continuous Rotation

WIG-13872
16.95
SparkFun Haptic Motor Driver - DRV2605L

ROB-14031
6.95
SparkFun Ardumoto - Motor Driver Shield

DEV-14129
19.95
Spectacle Motion Kit

KIT-14171
89.95
Spectacle Motion Board

DEV-13993
14.95
SparkFun AutoDriver - Stepper Motor Driver (v13)

BOB-13752
36.95
4
SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (with Headers)

ROB-13845
5.45
1
SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (1A)

ROB-09457
4.95
15
Ball Caster Omni-Directional Metal

ROB-00320
5.95
Speaker - 0.5W (8 Ohm)

COM-09151
1.95
Mini Microswitch - SPDT (Standard, 2-Pack)

COM-13639
2.49
Mini Microswitch - SPDT (Roller Lever, 2-Pack)

COM-13119
2.49
Wheel - 65mm (Rubber Tire, Pair)

ROB-13259
2.95
1
Laser Module Mount

COM-08674
4.9500 0.1
Multi-Chassis - 4WD Kit (ATV)

ROB-12090
44.95
3
Mini Microswitch - SPDT (Lever, 2-pack)

COM-13013
3.95
Mini Microswitch - SPDT (Offset Lever, 2-Pack)

COM-13014
2.95
Precision Disc Wheel - 6" (Black)

ROB-12385
5.49
Barrel Jack Extension Cable - M-F (6 ft)

COM-11707
1.95
Heavy Duty Wheel - 4"

ROB-12124
6.99
1
Multi-Chassis - 4WD Kit (Basic)

ROB-12089
34.95
1
MOSS Ultimate Kit - Exofabulatronixx 5200

KIT-12778
599.95

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Getting Started with the SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Google's Science Journal App

May 24, 2016

This is a quick guide to using the Google Science Journal app with the Arduino 101 that's included and pre-programmed in the SIK for Google's Science Journal App.

Red Box Robot Hookup Guide

November 23, 2016

Turn an iconic SparkFun red box into an obstacle-avoiding robot.

Building a Safe Cracking Robot

March 29, 2017

How to crack an unknown safe in under an hour.

Building the HUB-ee Buggy

September 6, 2013

Let's build the HUB-ee Buggy: A simple robot based on the HUB-ee wheel system!

Actobotics Basic Differential Platform

December 22, 2014

Get started with Actobotics with this simple vehicle. Then expand and customize it for your own evil robot empire.

ReconBot with the Tessel 2

October 13, 2016

Build a robot with the Tessel 2 that you can control from a browser on your phone or laptop.

LED Robot Pop Up Card

August 19, 2015

Craft a paper circuit pop up card with a cycling RGB LED, battery, and copper tape.

RedBot Sensor - Wheel Encoder

December 25, 2014

The RedBot Wheel Encoder allows you to track the number of revolutions each wheel has made. Learn how to assemble and work with the RedBot Wheel Encoder.

Hacking the MiP - ProMini Pack

May 28, 2014

How to attach the ProMini Pack and begin Hacking the MiP.

SparkFun Line Follower Array Hookup Guide

October 15, 2015

Learn how to connect the RedBot Line Following Sensor Bar to an arduino type microcontroller. Use the example sketches to read data from the bar, and try out a simple line following algorithm.

Assembly Guide for RedBot with Shadow Chassis

May 28, 2015

Assembly Guide for the RedBot Kit. This tutorial includes extra parts to follow to go along with the RedBot Inventor's Kit tutorial.

Ludus Protoshield Hookup Guide

July 30, 2015

Get started with the SparkFun Ludus Protoshield and Ludus Protoshield Wireless!

Getting Started with the RedBot

August 8, 2013

A simple introduction to SparkFun's RedBot robotics platform.

RedBot Assembly Guide Rev 02

September 2, 2014

Assembly Guide for the RedBot Kit. This tutorial includes extra parts to follow to go along with the RedBot Inventor's Kit tutorial.

Getting Started with the AutoDriver - v13

September 15, 2016

SparkFun's AutoDriver is a powerful tool for controlling stepper motors. Here's how to use it.

Getting Started with the AutoDriver

September 9, 2013

SparkFun's AutoDriver is a powerful tool for controlling stepper motors. Here's how to use it.

Building an Autonomous Vehicle: The Batmobile

December 6, 2016

Documenting a six-month project to race autonomous Power Wheels at the SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC) in 2016.

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot

February 10, 2015

This Experiment Guide offers nine experiments to get you started with the SparkFun RedBot. This guide is designed for those familiar with our SparkFun Inventors Kit and want to take their robotics knowledge to the next level.

Experiment Guide for RedBot with Shadow Chassis

May 28, 2015

This Experiment Guide offers nine experiments to get you started with the SparkFun RedBot. This guide is designed for those familiar with our SparkFun Inventors Kit and want to take their robotics knowledge to the next level.

Servo Trigger Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

How to use the SparkFun Servo Trigger to control a vast array of Servo Motors, without any programming!

Easy Driver Hook-up Guide

May 5, 2015

Get started using the SparkFun Easy Driver for those project that need a little motion.

MiniMoto DRV8830 Hookup Guide

September 19, 2013

MiniMoto is an I2C-based low-voltage DC motor driver.

Big Easy Driver Hookup Guide

February 13, 2015

How to get started with the SparkFun Big Easy Driver.

MPL3115A2 Pressure Sensor Hookup Guide

December 5, 2013

Getting started with the MPL3115A2 Pressure 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.

CryptoCape Hookup Guide

May 29, 2014

The CryptoCape is a collaboration with Hacker In Residence alumni Josh Datko. The CryptoCape is the BeagleBone's first dedicated security daughterboard.

Gyroscope

February 1, 2013

Gyroscopes measure the speed of rotation around an axis and are an essential part in determines ones orientation in space.

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.

TB6612FNG Hookup Guide

September 29, 2016

Basic hookup guide for the TB6612FNG H-bridge motor driver.

Flex Sensor Hookup Guide

May 5, 2016

An overview of the flex sensor - a bendable variable resistor. Plus, example circuits and Arduino code to get you started!

Copernicus II Hookup Guide

December 18, 2013

A guide for how to get started with the Copernicus II GPS module.

Wireless Joystick Hookup Guide

January 5, 2017

A hookup guide for the SparkFun Wireless Joystick Kit.

Pulse-width Modulation

February 27, 2013

An introduction to the concept of pulse width modulation.

Ardumoto Kit Hookup Guide

April 14, 2017

Learn how to assemble and drive DC motors using the v2.0 Ardumoto Shield.

Ardumoto Shield Kit Hookup Guide

July 2, 2015

Learn how to assemble and drive DC motors using the Ardumoto Shield.

Hacking the MiP - Proto Back

December 4, 2014

How to attach the Proto Back and begin Hacking the MiP

Hacking the MiP - Proto Pack

December 4, 2014

How to attach the Proto Pack and begin Hacking the MiP.

The Great Big Guide to Paper Circuits

May 22, 2015

Let's take a look at different materials we can use to combine paper crafting and electronics.

Ardumoto Shield Hookup Guide

January 13, 2014

Learn how to assemble and drive DC motors using the Ardumoto Shield.

Exploring XBees and XCTU

March 12, 2015

How to set up an XBee using your computer, the X-CTU software, and an XBee Explorer interface board.

Exploring XBees and XCTU RETIRED

June 5, 2014

How to set up an XBee using your computer, the X-CTU software, and an XBee Explorer interface board.

BlackBerry Trackballer Breakout Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

A basic hookup guide for getting started with the SparkFun BlackBerry Trackballer Breakout Board.

Sunny Buddy Solar Charger Hookup Guide

April 11, 2014

How to hookup the Sunny Buddy: a solar-powered, MPPT (peak-power tracking), LiPo battery charger.

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.

Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor

November 19, 2013

How to use a Raspberry Pi to monitor Twitter for hashtags and blink an LED.

HMC6343 3-axis Compass Hookup Guide

August 7, 2014

How to hook the HMC6343 -- a high-end, tilt-compensated compass module -- up to an Arduino. Never get lost again!

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LED Robot Halloween Costume

October 22, 2013

Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.

Enginursday: The Hormes Robot Platform

April 10, 2014

A summary of an awesome homemade robot built by SparkFun customers

New Robots, Items, and Pictures

July 18, 2008

Checkout Mike's Robot and a handful of new products and pictures.

New Product Friday: Tools and Robot Edition

September 30, 2011

This week we have some exciting new tools, a robot platform, and some other stuff.

Beatty Robotics + Actobotics

January 28, 2014

Beatty Robotics is at it again, building a custom robot at the behest of Actobotics!

How to Build a Combat Robot

September 1, 2015

Combat robots are cool and you can build your own. Check out this 3-part video series on how to build one yourself!

Robot Skeleton Sidekick

April 13, 2010

Craig Ferguson's new slick talking sidekick uses the MP3 Trigger and Rebel LED's

Enginursday: Robot Season!

May 29, 2014

From April to September, it's hard not to find a robotics competition or event. Here are a few I got to see this year.

Hardware Hump Day: 3 Easy Robots You Can Build This Weekend

March 1, 2017

Easy builds from around the web that even a robot novice can tackle

Welcoming Our New Robot Friends :: Part II

January 2, 2013

The second installment of a somewhat long story about the recent additions to our growing family of manufacturing equipment.

Welcoming Our New Robot Friends :: Part I

December 26, 2012

A story about the recent additions to our growing family of manufacturing equipment.

Killer Robots!

May 4, 2014

Watch killer robots duke it out live!

Robotics 101 - The Actobotics Challenge

November 26, 2014

We put our skills to the test...with decidedly mixed results.

Designing a control system for a robot battle arena

July 9, 2015

This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.

Multiplo and the Future of Open Robotics

October 17, 2012

Our friends at Minibloq have conquered a new goal -- bringing robotics to the masses!

Bring on the Robots at USASEF Friday Sneak Peak

April 18, 2014

SparkFun Electronics is headed to the United States of America's Science and Engineering Festival. For the Friday Sneak Peak on the 25th of April we'll be hosting a Robotics Social Time in conference room 150B and we want you to bring your robots to visit!

Snow Plowing with Robotics

December 20, 2010

Check out RoboPlow - the 50-inch snow blade equipped plowing machine!

Missouri Educational Robotics Conference

October 29, 2012

SparkFun's headed to Missouri to take part in the conference - come check it out!

Bring on the Robots at USASEF Friday Sneak Peek

April 22, 2014

SparkFun Electronics is headed to the United States of America's Science and Engineering Festival. For the Friday Sneak Peek on the 25th of April we'll be hosting a Robotics Social Time in conference room 150B and we want you to bring your robots to visit!

Guest Post: FIRST Robotics and the ChapR Team

January 21, 2015

A story about a FIRST team doing big things for the robotics community.

Neato Robotics XV-11 Tear-down

November 22, 2010

We tore apart a Neato Robotics XV-11 robotic vacuum cleaner and did a little reverse engineering.

Robothon 2009

October 15, 2009

SparkFun made the trip northwest to check out Robothon 2009!

Teaching Robotics in Africa

September 4, 2013

Educational Outreach Coordinator Linz Craig goes to Uganda to teach robotics and eat a bunch of stuff he can't get in America.

Teaching Robotics in Africa

September 4, 2013

Educational Outreach Coordinator Linz Craig goes to Uganda to teach robotics and eat a bunch of stuff he can't get in America.

SparkFun Partners with FIRST Robotics

January 6, 2015

This Saturday was the kick-off for the 28th FIRST Robotics Competition. This competition has grown from a couple dozen schools to over 3000 teams internationally. This year, Sparkfun has reached out to help teams in this year's competition.

SparkFun Teaches at Missouri 4-H Robotics Conference

February 21, 2013

After our West Coast trip, the Department of Education rested up for a week and then headed out to Jefferson City, MO, to conduct a bunch of workshops and get some serious barbecue.

Hacker-in-Residence: Flying Robots

December 3, 2013

John Gillespie joins us from Texas for two weeks of hackery!

More Autonomous Quadcopters!

January 24, 2011

Watch these quadcopters work together to build structures!

Package-Off 2012 and a New Class!

April 12, 2012

Check out the live stream of our packaging contest and we have a new robotics class!

It's RoboWeek!

April 9, 2012

April 7-15 is National Robotics Week.

New Product Friday: Slip and Slide

September 26, 2014

Tons of new stuff this week including some Actobotics kits, robot parts, and more.

Beatty Robotics builds Mars Rover, blows our minds

June 19, 2013

Robert Beatty and his daughters are going to take over the world.

Basic Differential Platform with Actobotics

January 19, 2015

A new tutorial to help you get started with robotics using Actobotics.

IOIO + Roomba Create

June 26, 2012

Fun robots and learning tools for kids!

RedBot Class!

March 5, 2014

Get started in robotics with this upcoming class!

Blinded With Science

November 17, 2008

New robotics products, some hardware bits, and a new touch screen.

Introduction to Infrared with Jeff

February 20, 2013

Check out our newest addition to the robotics tools tutorial series!

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SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Google's Science Journal App

September 19, 2016

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Google's Science Journal App Google announced their Making & Science Initiative at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire. Making & Science is an initiative at Google to inspir…

Physics and Open-Source Robotics - Activities for the classroom

April 9, 2015

Position, velocity, acceleration, torque, and rotation—these are all key concepts in both physics and robotics. Why not integrate these things together? We

Introduction to Robotics using SparkFun RedBot Mainboard

January 15, 2015

Our team of educators piloted a class here at SparkFun in the Spring of 2014 introducing the RedBot Mainboard using the Dagu Multi Chassis platform. Here a

RedBot Library Quick Reference

June 26, 2016

This is a nice summary of the RedBot library. This is useful for introducing the RedBot commands to students.

RedBot Dance Challenge

July 26, 2016

Using the RedBot chassis or a chassis of your own design, choreograph a dance routine for your robot!

Press Releases - 2012

January 1, 2012

January 25, 2012 - SparkFun Electronics’ Third Annual Free Day Event Draws More Than 32,000 Unique Website Visitors! - $200,000 in Store Credit Given Away During Website Free-For-All February 8, 20…

AVC 2016

September 26, 2016

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

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…

micro:bit

June 20, 2017

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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 …

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…