Learn how to make an amazingly entertaining laser show small enough to fit inside of a lunchbox.
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.
There's a Mini-Maker Faire in Aspen this Saturday (July 10th).
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.
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 show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
We'll show you how to make your project tweet!
We only have a few products, but what was lack in quantity is
Stock photography babies show incompetent adults how to safely work with electronics.
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!
Kits and LEDs! If we only had some magic pixie dust, we could fly and look cool doing it ...
Today we show you a few new products and give you the inside scoop on Cyber Monday.
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.
Sam Berrada dropped by to show off the sign language to speech system he designed. Did we mention he's in the 8th grade?
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Show off your prank skills for a chance to win!
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.
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.
Bring your robot to SparkFun for some kids-only robotic glory!
A small solar powered bird tracker that weighs only 11 grams!
The time has come to show our distributors some love.
Today, 10% of all sales will be donated to the United Way Foothills Flood Relief fund.
This week we have not only a few new products, but a puppy. Check out the cuteness.
FPGAs are ubiquitous in "traditional" engineering, but still have only a small stake in DIY culture. Here are a couple of projects that are changing that.
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