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speed over polish

SparkX products are not nearly as shiny or polished as the regular SparkFun product; we can get to market faster. Are you ok with a board that hasn't been fully user tested? Can you read a manual? SparkX is for you.

unabashed failure

SparkX doesn't care if something isn't quite finished. Shoot, we're only pretty sure an idea will work. We'll let you know exactly what's known and what's tested, the rest is up to you. Are you ok with a green wire and no beginner's guide? SparkX is for you.

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SparkX chases the shiny. If there's a product or project that appeals to us we'll do it regardless of market considerations. Want to play with something that may never make it to market? SparkX is for you.

SparkX Products


Experimental Products: SparkX products are rapidly produced to bring you the most cutting edge technology as it becomes available. These products are tested but come with no guarantees. Live technical support is not available for SparkX products.
Qwiic Iridium 9603N

Qwiic Iridium 9603N

SPX-16394
$249.95
BMI270 Breakout

BMI270 Breakout

SPX-17353
$14.95
Thing Plus C - ESP32 WROOM

Thing Plus C - ESP32 WROOM

SPX-18018
$21.95
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Qwiic Cellular Notecarrier - Blues Wireless

Qwiic Cellular Notecarrier - Blues Wireless

SPX-17114
$84.95
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ARGOS Satellite Transceiver Shield - ARTIC R2

ARGOS Satellite Transceiver Shield - ARTIC R2

SPX-17236
$199.95
Qwiic PT100 - ADS122C04

Qwiic PT100 - ADS122C04

SPX-16770
$29.95
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CO₂ Humidity and Temperature Sensor - SCD41 (Qwiic)

CO₂ Humidity and Temperature Sensor - SCD41 (Qwiic)

SPX-18366
$59.95
CO₂ Humidity and Temperature Sensor - SCD40 (Qwiic)

CO₂ Humidity and Temperature Sensor - SCD40 (Qwiic)

SPX-18365
$49.95

SparkX Blog Posts


Tick-Tock Goes the GNSS Timer

The ZED-F9T GNSS Timing Breakout is now available along with a new SiK Telemetry Radio!

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This week, we finally get to show off a board that we have been working on for the past couple of months, the ZED-F9T GNSS Timing Breakout! This is a new piece of technology that we are excited to finally release and we eagerly await some of the new projects you make with it! Following that we have a new telemetry radio kit from our friends at HolyBro, as well as a few new cables from SparkX. Now, let's jump in and take a closer look at all of this week's new products.

If you've ever been curious about GNSS Timing, the ZED-F9T from u-blox is right for you!

SparkFun GNSS Timing Breakout - ZED-F9T (Qwiic)

SparkFun GNSS Timing Breakout - ZED-F9T (Qwiic)

GPS-18774
$299.95

The SparkFun GNSS Timing Breakout offers a unique entry into SparkFun's geospatial catalog by featuring the ZED-F9T GNSS receiver from u-blox. The ZED-F9T provides up to five nanosecond timing accuracy under clear skies with no external GNSS correction, making it perfect for applications where timing accuracy is imperative. Need an extremely accurate time reference to maximize the efficiency of your IoT network of 5G devices? The ZED-F9T GNSS Timing Breakout could be the perfect solution.


SiK Telemetry Radio V3 - 915MHz, 100mW

SiK Telemetry Radio V3 - 915MHz, 100mW

WRL-19032
$56.95

The SiK Telemetry Radio from Holybro, is a small, lightweight, and inexpensive open source radio platform that can transmit serial data more than 300m out of the box. The radio uses open source SiK firmware, which allows for a simple serial cable replacement to transmit any serial data including telemetry, RTK correction data (RTCM), or simple Serial.print() statements without any configuration required.


smôl 100mm 16-way Flexible Printed Circuit

smôl 100mm 16-way Flexible Printed Circuit

CAB-18984
$2.45
smôl 36mm 16-way Flexible Printed Circuit Z-shaped 18mm

smôl 36mm 16-way Flexible Printed Circuit Z-shaped 18mm

CAB-18985
$2.45

These are the 100mm straight and 36mm Z-shaped 16-way 0.5mm-pitch Flexible Printed Circuits from SparkX used to interconnect smôl boards end to end.


That's it for this week. As always, we can't wait to see what you make. Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or let us know on Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn. Please be safe out there, be kind to one another, and we'll see you next week with even more new products!

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