Qwiic Keypad Hookup Guide
April 25, 2019
If you are tired of taking up GPIO pins, wiring a bunch of pull up resistors, and using firmware that scans the keys taking up valuable processing time... check out the new Qwiic Keypad.
SparkFun Qwiic RFID-IDXXLA Hookup Guide
March 14, 2019
The Qwiic RFID ID-XXLA is an I2C solution that pairs with the ID-LA modules: ID-3LA, the ID-12LA, or the ID-20LA, and utilizes 125kHz RFID chips. Let's take a look at the hardware used for this tutorial.
Qwiic Joystick Hookup Guide
February 21, 2019
Looking for an easy way to implement a joystick to your next Arduino or Raspberry Pi project? This hookup guide will walk you through using the Qwiic Joystick with the Arduino IDE on a RedBoard Qwiic and in Python on a Raspberry Pi.
Qwiic MP3 Trigger Hookup Guide
January 24, 2019
Playing MP3s has never been easier.
Qwiic Quad Relay Hookup Guide
January 3, 2019
SparkFun’s Qwiic Quad Relay is a product designed for switching not one but four high powered devices from your Arduino or other low powered microcontroller using I2C.
Qwiic Single Relay Hookup Guide
January 3, 2019
Get started switching those higher power loads around with the Qwiic Single Relay.
Qwiic Twist Hookup Guide
December 13, 2018
Take your volume knob beyond 11 with the Qwiic Twist digital RGB LED encoder via I2C!
Pi AVR Programmer HAT Hookup Guide
July 26, 2018
In this tutorial, we will use a Raspberry Pi 3 and the Pi AVR Programmer HAT to program an ATMega328P target. We are going to first program the Arduino bootloader over SPI, and then upload an Arduino sketch over a USB serial COM port.
Atto84 Hookup Guide
June 26, 2018
A bare minimum Arduino compatible breakout using a ATtiny84 for integration into your small projects!
Night Sky Halloween Costume
October 25, 2017
Make a beautiful night sky costume using the LilyPad LEDs and the LilyTiny.
Twinkle Zodiac Constellation
August 15, 2017
Create a quick and easy piece of e-textile art based on a Zodiac sign using a LilyTiny, LilyPad LEDs, battery holder, conductive thread, and coin cell battery.
Roshamglo Hookup Guide
March 13, 2017
This tutorial provides everything you need to know to get started with the Roshamglo badge.
Hack Your Roshamglo Badge
March 12, 2017
Learn how to customize and program your Roshamglo badge.
Roshamglo Project: TV-B-Gone
March 12, 2017
Turn your Roshamglo board into a (nearly) universal TV power button.
How to Install an ATtiny Bootloader With Virtual USB
February 14, 2017
With this, you will be able to upload Arduino sketches directly to the ATtiny84 over USB without needing to use a programming device (such as another Arduino or FTDI chip).
Electronic E-craft Terrarium
January 21, 2016
A guest tutorial on an Electronic Terrarium from the Performative Sculpture class of Parsons DT.
Light Up Pennant with E-Textiles
September 17, 2015
Show your school spirit, geek pride, or fandom with a light up pennant using the LilyTwinkle or LilyPad Arduino.
Wake-on-Shake Hookup Guide
March 13, 2015
A basic hookup guide for getting started with the SparkFun Wake-on-Shake. The board gives you the ability to put your project into hibernation until bumped or shaken awake using the ADXL362 accelerometer. This means you can design projects meant to stay inert for long periods of time, possibly even several years, depending on the battery type used to power the project.
LilyTiny Plush Monster
January 27, 2015
Craft a stuffed monster while exploring the LilyTiny preprogrammed microcontroller. This is a project based on the Plush Monster Activity created at MIT's High-Low Tech Lab by Emily Lovell, Jie Qi, and Natalie Freed.
Twinkling Trick or Treat Bag
October 2, 2014
Make a light up goodie bag with conductive thread, LEDs, and the LilyTwinkle!
Re-Programming the LilyTiny / LilyTwinkle
September 11, 2014
A quick tutorial showing how to reprogram the ATtiny85 IC found on the LilyTiny or LilyTwinkle boards.
Installing a Bootloader on the MicroView
August 22, 2014
Fix your bootloader-less MicroView! This tutorial covers how to: disassemble the MicroView, wire it up to an assortment of programmers, program the bootloader, and test it out.
Pocket AVR Programmer Hookup Guide
July 7, 2014
Skip the bootloader and load your program directly onto an AVR with the AVR Pocket Programmer.
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