Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
Learn how to do SMD soldering in our upcoming workshop!
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.
We're bringing a fun kit to Maker Faire and showing off the new game on the LED Coffee Table.
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.
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.
LED panels, a wireless access point for your Arduino, and more! Check out what we have for this week.
Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.
A new LED array to pair with your RedStick and a few RPi3 accessories!
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
You get an LED! You get an LED! (Almost) EVERYONE GETS AN LED!
We show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
After a fair amount of work, we have completed what we hope to be an educational kit and supporting printed materials to go along with the <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/present.php?p=BEE-7-SMDSoldering">SMD Soldering</a> lecture.
Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!
An awesome LED project by SparkFun customer Nick Hall and a handful of new products ranging from an extra "clicky" push-button to a tiny serial enabled GPS.
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art
This week we have new products, as well as a new website feature announcement. Check it out.
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
We use 0603 SMD packages but the electronics world uses much smaller sized components.
We have a handful of new products, including the new Fez Domino, Triple Luxeon Rebel LED Breakout, ADXL345 Eval Board, the TTS256 Text-to-Speech chip, the LYPR540AH Triple Axis Gyro Board, SPI-to-UART IC Breakout, the MP3 Trigger V2, an updated microSD Shield, and a Multiplexer Breakout Board.
More new products this week. We have some cool LED lights and an all-in-one embeddable audio player.
Stephanie talks with us about the creation of her awesome LED Quiet Book pages!
Craig Ferguson's new slick talking sidekick uses the MP3 Trigger and Rebel LED's