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What happens when people do bad things with good tech?

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"What would you say... you do here?"

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How and why we built a tiny Internet of Things apartment at SparkFun HQ.

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Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?

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In this final installment, we talk about the completed workspace from parts I and II

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Wondering how to organize all of the tools and materials in your workspace? Look to the pros for inspiration!

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A few notes on the inner workings of Nest's new smoke detector

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Back to "The Future!"

Revisiting an earlier post about The Future and getting a little direction.

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SparkFun in 3D

An update on our efforts to provide 3D models of popular SparkFun parts

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What happened to our enthusiasm for "The Future," and how is the Maker Movement bringing it back?

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Find out how and why we're modeling our products in 3D... and how you can help!

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Build your own Vacuum Molding machine and start making plastic parts in your home shop!

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Nick covers for Rob as we wave 'hello' to some new products!

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While the media team is away, Nick and Dave take matters into their own hands for a unique new product post.

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Turn your week around with some revolutionary new products.

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It's time to brighten your day with a glowing line-up of new products.

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Making Music with the FreeSoC2

August 14, 2015

Create a synth keyboard with the FreeSoC2 from SparkFun.

Ludus Protoshield Hookup Guide

July 30, 2015

Get started with the SparkFun Ludus Protoshield and Ludus Protoshield Wireless!

FLIR Lepton Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

See the invisible world of infrared radiation using the FLIR Dev Kit and Raspberry Pi.

Light-Up Father's Day Card

June 9, 2014

Light up your dad's day with this electronic pop-up card!

Teardown: DDC Mobile X900

June 3, 2014

Nate picked up a bricktastic phone in China. Let's take it apart!!!

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.

Teardown: Misfit Shine Activity Tracker

April 3, 2014

A quick tear down of the popular fitness tracking device, the Misfit Shine.

MYST Linking Book

March 18, 2014

Create your own Linking Book from the classic computer game, MYST

Build an Auduino Step Sequencer

March 6, 2014

Make a Step Sequencer using an Arduino, the Auduino firmware, and a handful of hardware.

Nest Protect Teardown

January 15, 2014

See the inner-workings of the new Nest Protect in this SparkFun Teardown.

Recreating Classic Electronics Kits

January 13, 2014

100-in-1? 500-in-1? It's up to you when you build your own Science Fair style experiment board!

pcDuino Crowdsource Kiosk

January 9, 2014

Getting People to do your job for you (badly) with some chocolate and a pcDuino!

Building the HUB-ee Buggy

September 6, 2013

Let's build the HUB-ee Buggy: A simple robot based on the HUB-ee wheel system!

Light-emitting Diodes (LEDs)

August 12, 2013

Learn the basics about LEDs as well as some more advanced topics to help you calculate requirements for projects containing many LEDs.

The Uncertain 7-Cube

March 8, 2013

The Uncertain 7-Cube is a non-committal, less-than-helpful, but also entirely honest fortune teller. Simply ask it a yes or no question, give it a nudge, and the 7-Cube will dutifully inform you that it doesn’t have all the facts and doesn’t feel comfortable making a guess.


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LIDAR-Lite Obstacle Avoidance Glasses Nick Poole @ SparkFun...

Claw Machine

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These are the essential components for the Actobotics Claw...

Chameleon Box

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Everything you need to build the Chameleon Phreak...

Captain America Shield

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Elastolite parts from the glowing Captain America shield build.


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Here’s the wishlist for the OptoTheremin Noise Box that...

Tool Kit - Intermediate (Old)

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This is the list of items included in the Intermediate Tool...

Tool Kit - Deluxe (Old)

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This is the list of items included in the Deluxe Tool Kit...

Tool Kit - Deluxe

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This is the list of items included in the Deluxe Tool Kit...

Tool Kit - Intermediate

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This is the list of items included in the Intermediate Tool...


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DEV-10915 and DEV-11113 are your microcontrollers. WRL-10532...

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Arduino

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This wishlist contains all the items that you need to build...

ProtoShield Kit

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This Wishlist contains all of the parts that are included in...

McMurdo RC

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Bare Minimum for Remote Control. You’ll need some wire and...

Button Kit

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This is the parts list for the Retail Button Kit (RTL-11439)

HUB-ee Buggy

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Everything I used in the HUB-ee Buggy robot build for the...

AVC Sales Booth

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Most of these are items that I think people may need day-of...

Space-Age Science Fun

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A wishlist for the tutorial “Recreating Classic Electronics...