The Internet of Things, now with more dogs!
Check out this new guides for getting started in the world of XBee.
There are two basic ways to connect electronic components with two terminals: series and parallel. In this episode, we examine those two types of circuits and show how to calculate equivalent resistance.
We have some classes coming up in the next few weeks and you should be there!
Revealing our new IoT project series with the (connected) world.
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.
A look at what PRS/A+PRS competitors will be facing on September 17
We built a mirror using the Intel Edison, an LCD, and a gesture sensor.
Jaymes Dec returns for the second installment of a series on useful strategies for makers. Jaymes is the Fab Lab Integrator at the Marymount School, a K-12 all-girls independent school in Manhattan and was recently named a “Teacher of the Future” by the National Association of Independent Schools and a Fab Learn Fellow by Stanford University.
This is the first ever product post at our new day, Friday.
You've got to watch this video! Part two of the HAB series contains information on the balloon, enclosure, the cut-down system, as well as information about our still and video camera systems.
It's time for AVC but we still have a new SIK and a few new boards to help you interact with your Teensy!
Solving your extremely specific needs since...today.
Returning from a great weekend at Maker Faire, we've got some new items posted and some pictures from Austin.
We don't have a lot this week, but we've got some fun stuff and had a lot of fun with the video.
A new breakout and a new touch pot will really help you get in contact with the region of the atmosphere and outer space seen from Earth.
Tech Support's very own Michelle shows you how to use an X2 Gateway in your next project.
Some products and a special guest appearance with a real live engineer!
I'm back from vacation and we've got a wall of new products for this week.
Maker Faire 2008 was another extremely entertaining event. We got to catch up with lots of current customers (you guys rock) and met many new friends.
Robotic gripper arms, Actobotics stuff, and more! Check out the New Product Post.
In this Enginursday, we'll explore some of the problems that can creep up when connecting I2C devices
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
Want to talk to multiple I2C sensors but have only one address? No problem.
Today we're going green with a special St. Patrick's Day new product post.
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!
Let's take a look at thermochromatic pigment.
The next chapter in the Raspberry Pi Aquaponics Time-laspe project.
Can technology help you make better food decisions?
Exploring XBee, accelerometers, and USB peripherals by building a wireless tilt mouse.
We've been adding to our popular series!
New Products on the Day Before AVC: LIDAR, AutoDriver and Jumper Wires!
Episode seven of our video series is here!
NodeJS, NWJS and... Swedish Fish? A project continues.
Forensics on our 2nd Free Day event. The ups, the downs. The lessons we learned were priceless!
Nearly a year ago I made a terrible mistake. I bought a jet engine.
In January 2013, SparkFun education and engineering went to the Artisan's Asylum in Massachusetts to offer a large amount of support for their educational track. This post is all about the event and ancillary events we did on either side of the weekend while in the Boston area.