Product Showcase: SparkFun Basic Flashlight Soldering Kit

If you just want to watch the assembly, skip to 9:00 Find it here! https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14877 Are you new to soldering and want to learn the basics with one easy kit? This Flashlight Soldering Kit is an easy to assemble soldering kit designed to help teach…

Project Showcase: The Yack-O-Lantern

See the full project here: https://www.sparkfun.com/news/2797 These are the times when you need a quick build that still shows that you’re very creative and slightly disturbed. That’s where the Yack-O-Lantern comes in! This table display uses an Infrared Proximity Sensor to trigger a horrible vomiting…

Distance Sensor Comparison Guide

Rob takes a look at four types of distance sensors, and talks a little about the strengths of each. For a more in-depth study of all of the distance sensors Sparkfun has to offer, take a look at the Distance Sensor Comparison Guide. http://www.sparkfun.com/distance_sensor_comparison_guide Products…

Product Showcase: SparkFun Pro RF

The SparkFun Pro RF is a LoRa®-enabled wireless board that marries a SAMD21 and a long-range RFM95W to make a compact and easy-to-use IoT Arduino board. With its fast MCU and excellent point to point data transmission in the 915MHz ISM band with LoRa Capabilities,…

Product Showcase: SparkFun GPS-RTK Board

With GPS you are able to know where you are, where you’re going, and how to get there anywhere on Earth within 30seconds. This means the higher the accuracy the better! GPS Real Time Kinematics (RTK) has mastered dialing in the accuracy on their GPS…

According to Pete #60 – Digital Circuits

For this episode of ATP, I originally wanted to specifically cover memory types. But I decided at some point that there wasn’t enough fun n’ juicy stuff to talk about in that regard, so it morphed to cover a bunch more and more rudimentary material…

Product Showcase: Arduino MKR Vidor 4000

Looking for a board for a very specific use that Arduino doesn’t make? Or maybe you want a more complex central board, optimized for your particular needs that will interface with all other Arduino boards and devices. The MKR Vidor 4000 is highly configurable and…

Product Showcase: Raspberry Shake

This shake brings an easy-to-use earthquake monitor to the yard! Developed and made on a literal volcano, the Raspberry Shake is a highly accurate seismograph you can use in your home, office, and classroom. This Raspberry Pi accessory uses a single, vertical geophone as its…

Project Showcase: SIK V4.0 Locker Alarm

Programming Guide: https://www.sparkfun.com/news/2786 We know how much you love your SIK V4.0! That’s why we wanted to share some project ideas that can be executed using parts found in your SIK. In this video, Feldi shares the Locker Alarm in honor of back-to-school season. VISIT…

Product Showcase: SparkFun Qwiic IR Array

The SparkFun Qwiic IR Array boards essentially act like a low resolution thermal imaging cameras using an array of thermopile sensors. This allows you to detect surface area temperatures from a distance of many feet with an accuracy of 1.5 degrees celsius. What’s more, is…