Audio

Bark Back Interactive Pet Monitor

March 8, 2017

Monitor and interact with pets through this dog bark detector project based on the Raspberry Pi!
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MIDI BLE Tutorial

February 22, 2018

Developing a bidirectional MIDI-BLE link with the nRF52832 Breakout.

MIDI Tutorial

October 8, 2015

Understanding the Musical Instrument Digital Interface.

Tsunami Hookup Guide

February 16, 2017

Hit the ground running with Tsunami, the Super Wav Trigger.

MIDI Shield Hookup Guide

October 8, 2015

How to assemble the SparkFun MIDI Shield, plus several example projects.

Wireless Audio Bluetooth Adapter w/ BC127

December 14, 2017

Build a custom wireless audio Bluetooth adapter using BlueCreation's BC127 and add it to your old speaker system!

RN-52 Bluetooth Hookup Guide

August 29, 2013

A hookup guide to get you started with the RN-52 Audio Bluetooth Module Breakout Board.

Dot/Bar Display Driver Hookup Guide

January 16, 2014

How to hook up the LM3914 or LM3916 to drive a 10-LED display with a lone analog signal.

Understanding the BC127 Bluetooth Module

January 31, 2014

SparkFun has two boards using the BC127; here's what you need to know to use them.

Electret Mic Breakout Board Hookup Guide

June 23, 2016

An introduction to working with the Electret Mic Breakout Board.

SIK Keyboard Instrument

April 15, 2016

We can use the parts and concepts in the SparkFun Invetor's Kit to make a primitive keyboard instrument.

RedBoard Santa Trap

December 25, 2014

A fun holiday project to try for anyone looking to catch Santa on Christmas!

Vibe-O-Matic 3000

November 28, 2017

We attempt to emulate a car seat to ease a baby to sleep.

The Uncertain 7-Cube

March 8, 2013

The Uncertain 7-Cube is a non-committal, less-than-helpful, but also entirely honest fortune teller. Simply ask it a yes or no question, give it a nudge, and the 7-Cube will dutifully inform you that it doesn’t have all the facts and doesn’t feel comfortable making a guess.

MP3 Trigger Hookup Guide V24

January 21, 2016

Incorporate sound into your next project easily with the MP3 Trigger.

MP3 Player Shield Music Box

January 21, 2013

Music Box Project based on the Dr. Who TARDIS.

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.

Addressable RGB LED Music and Sound Visualizer

May 31, 2016

Use an Arduino and the SparkFun Sound Detector to create visualizations on Addressable RGB LED strips.

Making Music with the FreeSoC2

August 14, 2015

Create a synth keyboard with the FreeSoC2 from SparkFun.

Spectacle Light and Sound Kit Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Light and Sound Kit in one place.

Spectacle Audio Board Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Audio Board in one place.

Spectacle Sound Kit Hookup Guide

May 4, 2017

All the information you need to use the Spectacle Sound Kit in one place.

Sound Detector Hookup Guide

February 27, 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.

WAV Trigger Hookup Guide V11

May 30, 2014

An introduction to being able to trigger music and sound effects based on buttons, sensors, or switches using the WAV Trigger board.

Old Tutorials

Looking for the old, archived tutorials? Head on over to the archived tutorials on the main SparkFun site.
Please be aware that the tutorials you find there are no longer actively maintained.