Learn how to make an amazingly entertaining laser show small enough to fit inside of a lunchbox.
Six days and counting till the biggest, best autonomous vehicle competition in SparkFun history Sept. 17
No anthropomorphic cats or mice here. Just fun, new products!
Come strut your blinky stuff on the currently-being-assembled catwalk.
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.
Courtesy of Terrence Fagan, Engineering Chair at Central Piedmont Community College. Terrence has done a lot of great work in engineering education and outreach in his community. He had the opportunity to attend the Fab10 Symposium in Barcelona last July. When he started telling me about his experience there, I felt it was a must for a blog post.
There's a Mini-Maker Faire in Aspen this Saturday (July 10th).
A few us from engineering got to attend the Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas earlier this month. Here's some of the stuff we can show.
Join us February 10th and let's put LEDs in EVERYTHING.
SparkFun is heading to a mini-Maker Faire in Aspen on July 10th!
Technological befuddlements it took me 10 years and a college degree to understand.
We only have a few products, but what was lack in quantity is
We'll show you how to make your project tweet!
We show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
Stock photography babies show incompetent adults how to safely work with electronics.
Kits and LEDs! If we only had some magic pixie dust, we could fly and look cool doing it ...
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.
Up to 40% off the most popular electronics products of the year happening today only!
Today we show you a few new products and give you the inside scoop on Cyber Monday.
Sam Berrada dropped by to show off the sign language to speech system he designed. Did we mention he's in the 8th grade?
Staring at the multitude of buttons, switches and knobs on the face of an oscilloscope can be daunting. For this "Adventures in Science," we show you how to take basic measurements with an oscilloscope.
The Sparkfun Tech Support team put on a robot joust. After months of preparing not only the arena, but also the competitors, they are here to bring you their tale of robot mayhem.
We sat down with engineering superheroes Jeri and Rick at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to talk about castAR, Kickstarter and the value of accidental discoveries!
Today we explore some new products that not only help you with projects on-the-go, but also to help make it easier to make your projects move.
SparkFun has built it's 250,000 product, so we decided to show people how we test every board with pogo pins and test jigs.
We're very fortunate to be a <a href="http://makerfaire.com/bayarea/2008/sponsors/">sponsor</a> at Maker Faire this year in San Mateo, May 3-4. Show us what you're building!
The cluster has arrived to our new data center! 5 Dell PowerEdges with 10 megabit burstable to 100 megabit. We're trimming the fat off our site and making things much faster.
In this three-part video series, I show users how to setup their Raspberry Pi with Raspbian, connect a humidity and temperature sensor, and Tweet the results on a regular basis using Python.
It's Inventory Day here at SparkFun, but we still have some new products to show off. These include a new Software-Defined Radio, LIDAR tech, and SMD components.
50 Top Products at the best prices of 2016 and 10% off the rest.
Show off your prank skills for a chance to win!
We try to stuff our RFID tag into a Car fob. It didn't work out so good. And we've got new button pad controllers, 10Hz GPS, Arduino XBee shield, new dual-axis gyros, a Nordic RF serial interface board, and a much more!
Today, 10% of all SparkFun sales will be donated to the EFF.
When a company relies too much on their intellectual property they become intellectually unfit - they suffer from IP Obesity. There have been numerous companies in history that have had long periods of prosperity only to be quickly left behind when technology shifted. Cloners are gunna clone regardless of your business plan.
A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!
Bring your robot to SparkFun for some kids-only robotic glory!
The time has come to show our distributors some love.