One of our Italian customers took our Third Hand Kit and kind of sort of actually made it cooler.
The third installment of the ongoing jet engine build, where we have ignition, and Luke finally confronts his jerk dad.
A new 2.4GHz dish on the SparkFun roofs adds a third connection to the internet.
Our third Free-Day has come and gone and we have a few new products that some of our lucky winners might be interested in getting.
Let's look at the resistor and how it affects current and voltage in a circuit. Here's a hint: if you know two of either voltage, current or resistance, you can solve for the third.
On the third Thursday of every month, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts an evening event for adults in the area called, Science Lounge. Their programming features live entertainment, demonstrations, hands-on demos, and an evening filled with science, education, and exploration! Each month features a different theme. For April, the Science Lounge theme was “Electrify!” What a perfect match for us here at SparkFun!
Check out the winners from the 2012 SparkFun Halloween Costume Contest!
In the November edition of According to Pete, our intrepid engineering director drops some transistor knowledge on us.
Check out this month's final According to Pete!
We're excited to announce the winners of the SparkFun Actobotics Stairclimber Challenge!
Announcing the winner of the 2009 SparkFun Hack-o-Lantern Contest!
Check out the final installment of our Free Day Documentary.
Are you the best solderer in the west/east/north-central?
Talking with Mario the Magician about the magic of embedded electronics!
This is the last - really - reminder of the upcoming SparkFun Soldering Competition.
Check out the footage from our Free Day documentary teams.
Bust out your best blinky for a chance at glory!
Looking for information in the noise: a contest to crowdsource a better algorithm for accelerometer data.
SparkFun is no novice when it comes to educational tours. Last year we made several excursions around the country; here's the second half of our recap of the West Coast Tour in late 2012!
A new competition taking place just after our AVC!
Turkey Day won't stop us from coming out with fresh new products!
The time is quickly approaching - what is your vehicle going to look like?
We've got a little bit of everything on this post. A USB Touchscreen Mouse, the Citizen Engineer comic book, cool customer projects, the 4th SparkFun summer school class, and of course, a few new products.
Catching 'Em All can drain your smartphone battery; let's see if we can fix it in style!
It's Free Day 2012! Tips on how to stay connected to SparkFun in a variety of ways during the mayhem.
The 2010 AVC was a smashing success - and we can't wait for next year!
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.
A new multimeter, revision of the EasyVR Shield, a breakout for the rotary switch, and a magjack. Check out what's new this week.
Three cheers for SparkFun Engineer Mike Hord, who's heading to New York later this month to speak at the annual summit!
Free Day 2013 has come and gone right under everyone's nose. Insights into US lottery law and the latest on education tours in the future.
Lynne Bruning, friend of SparkFun and E-Textile expert, joins us for a guest post.
The time swiftly approaches - let's talk about AVC 2015!
Check out our recap from week one of our East Coast tour!
Two new LilyPad products are now available! To go along with them, we have a new Mini GPS Shield, Flip-Pins and two new Edison kits.
Summing up our visit with the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan and the workshops we put on there.
Exploring the extraction of plant matter
We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?
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.