Product Showcase: VL53L1X Qwiic Distance Sensor

SparkFun VL53L1X Breakout: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14722 The ST VL53L1X is a time of flight sensor using a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSE), which is a Class 1 IR laser operating at 940 nm. It is capable of detecting objects up to 4 meters away with a…

Product Showcase: Lilypad Light Sensor

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14629 The LilyPad Light Sensor is a sewable breakout board with an ALS-PT19 light sensor on it. Use the light sensor to make your e-textile projects react to ambient light. To use the light sensor, you will need to connect to a LilyPad Arduino or…

Product Showcase: SparkFun Flexible Grayscale OLED Breakout 1 81in

OLED Breakout: It’s typically better to have a flexible mind and outlook on life, so the same should go for OLED displays! The SparkFun Flexible Grayscale OLED Breakout is pretty much exactly what the name says it is: a small grayscale OLED that can be…

Product Showcase: Qwiic MLX90393 Triple Axis Magnetometer

MLX90393 Triple Axis Breakout Board – https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14571 Adventures in Science: Using a Magnetometer as a Compas – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6ccH8QYGK8 Hackaday 3D Magnetic Field Scanner project – https://hackaday.io/project/11865-3d-magnetic-field-scanner The Melexis MLX90393 is a triple axis magnetometer capable of measuring magnetic fields with a resolution of up to…

Product Showcase: VR IMU

The SparkFun VR IMU Breakout is a cutting edge triple axis accelerometer/gyro/magnetometer all in a single package that you can connect via I2C and Qwiic! The Qwiic VR IMU is a high precision, 9DoF device used in Android phones. Since it’s Qwiic enabled, you won’t…

Product Showcase: Qwiic GradiEYE Infrared Array

SparkFun Grid-EYE Infrared Array Breakout Board: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14607 Code for the demo project in the video: https://gist.github.com/ShawnHymel/9efcdfd76635fe2b4d85ca01f88022af The Panasonic AMG8833 Grid-EYE is an array of infrared sensors that gives you independent temperature information in an 8×8 matrix. As a result, you can construct a low-resolution IR…

Product Showcase: Qwiic Distance and Accelerometer Sensor Breakout

Today, we have two new Qwiic boards – a distance sensor breakout that utilizes the RFD77402 chip, and a new version of the MMA8452Q triple axis accelerometer. Each are special in their own way but since both feature the SparkFun Qwiic Connect System, these breakouts…

Product Showcase: AT42QT1011 Capacitive Touch Breakout Board – YouTube

SparkFun Capacitive Touch Breakout – AT42QT1011: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14520 The Microchip AT42QT1011 is a capacitive touch controller capable of detecting single key presses. SparkFun has placed the controller on a PCB with the necessary pins and a pad to help you add capacitive touch sensing to your…