Beginner Parts Kit Identification Guide

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Resources and Going Further

Looking for other great essentials for your parts box or tools? Check out some of these other great kits and books!

SparkFun Capacitor Kit

SparkFun Capacitor Kit

SparkFun Discrete Semiconductor Kit

SparkFun Discrete Semiconductor Kit

Power Resistor Kit - 10W (25 pack)

Power Resistor Kit - 10W (25 pack)


Timer, OpAmp & Optoelectronic Circuits & Projects


SparkFun Beginner Tool Kit


Need some inspiration to start prototyping? Try looking at the following tutorials for ideas!

Qwiic Shield for Arduino & Photon Hookup Guide

Get started with our Qwiic ecosystem with the Qwiic shield for Arduino or Photon.

Build a Qwiic Jukebox that is Toddler Approved!

Follow this tutorial to build your own custom jukebox. Note, this is designed simple and tough for use primarily with toddlers. It's also a great introduction to SparkFun's Qwiic products!

SparkFun Qwiic Shield for Arduino Nano Hookup Guide

Hookup Guide for the SparkFun Qwiic Shield for Arduino Nano.

SparkFun Qwiic Shield for Thing Plus Hookup Guide

A short guide for assembling and using the SparkFun Qwiic Shield for Thing Plus.

LED Light Bar Hookup

A quick overview of SparkFun's LED light bars, and some examples to show how to hook them up.

Boss Alarm

Build a Boss Alarm that alerts you of anyone walking into your office and automatically changes your computer screen.

SparkFun Inventor's Kit Experiment Guide - v4.0

The SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK) Experiment Guide contains all of the information needed to build all five projects, encompassing 16 circuits, in the latest version of the kit, v4.0a.

Or check out some of these blog posts for ideas:

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