Tutorials

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Weather Station Wirelessly Connected to Wunderground

April 11th, 2014

Build your own open source, official Wunderground weather station that updates every 10 seconds over Wifi via an Electric Imp.
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Sunny Buddy Solar Charger Hookup Guide

April 11th, 2014

How to hookup the Sunny Buddy: a solar-powered, MPPT (peak-power tracking), LiPo battery charger.
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Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10th, 2014

Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.
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Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Hookup Guide

April 9th, 2014

Learn how to assemble and use the Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Kit.
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Arduino Wireless Communication via the Electric Imp

April 8th, 2014

How to communicate between an Electric Imp and Arduino using serial.
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CC3000 Hookup Guide

April 3rd, 2014

Getting started guide for the CC3000 shield and breakout board.
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LogicBlocks Experiment Guide

March 31st, 2014

Experiments guide for the LogicBlocks kit. Build oscillators, latches, multiplexers and more with the LogicBlocks.
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LogicBlocks & Digital Logic Introduction

March 31st, 2014

Introducing fundamental digital logic concepts and LogicBlocks
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Programming FPGAs: Papilio Pro

March 28th, 2014

Learn the basics for writing HDL and programming the Papillio Pro.
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Hexadecimal

March 20th, 2014

How to interpret hex numbers, and how to convert them to/from decimal and binary.
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Gram Piano Assembly Guide

March 20th, 2014

A quick tutorial to show you how to assemble and use your Gram Piano.
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MYST Linking Book

March 18th, 2014

Create your own Linking Book from the classic computer game, MYST
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Make Your Own Fritzing Parts

March 18th, 2014

Learn how to create your own Fritzing part so you can make amazing looking wiring diagrams, learn about schematics and PCB design, and get your design fabbed into a real PCB with Fritzing's PCB manufacturing service.

Binary Blaster Assembly Guide

March 13th, 2014

Learn how to assemble and play the Binary Blaster Game from SparkFun Electronics.

ML8511 UV Sensor Hookup Guide

March 13th, 2014

Get up and running quickly with this simple to use UV sensor.

HID Control of a Web Page

March 12th, 2014

Learn how to move a slider on a webpage and make a motor spin. We connect HTML and HID to read sensors and interface with the physical world.

Bubble Display Hookup Guide

March 7th, 2014

Need a small, cheap, and easy display? These bubble displays are what you've been looking for. Learn how to use them in this hookup guide.

T5403 Barometric Pressure Sensor Hookup Guide

March 6th, 2014

T5403 Barometric Pressure Sensor Hookup Guide

Build an Auduino Step Sequencer

March 6th, 2014

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

OBD II Uart Hookup Guide

March 4th, 2014

How to start working with the OBD-II Uart board.

Large Solderable Breadboard Hookup Guide

February 27th, 2014

This breadboard has a couple of tricks up it's sleeve!

LSM9DS0 Hookup Guide

February 27th, 2014

How to assemble, connect to, and use the LSM9DS0 -- an accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer all-in-one.

Sound Detector Hookup Guide

February 27th, 2014

The Sound Detector is a microphone with a binary output. This guide explains how it works and how you can use it in your projects.

Old Tutorials

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