Activity Guide for SparkFun Tinker Kit
March 29, 2018
This activity guide will take you through the basics of building 11 different circuits with the SparkFun Tinker Kit and how to program them using the Arduino IDE.
BadgerHack: Synth Add-On Kit
February 16, 2016
Make a tiny synth with BadgerStick.
Bare Conductive Musical Painting
May 5, 2015
Learn how to make a musical painting using the Bare Conductive Touch Board and Conductive Paint.
Bark Back Interactive Pet Monitor
March 8, 2017
Monitor and interact with pets through this dog bark detector project based on the Raspberry Pi!
Binary Blaster Assembly Guide
March 13, 2014
Learn how to assemble and play the Binary Blaster Game from SparkFun Electronics.
Build an Auduino Step Sequencer
March 6, 2014
Make a Step Sequencer using an Arduino, the Auduino firmware, and a handful of hardware.
Build a Qwiic Jukebox that is Toddler Approved!
March 29, 2019
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!
Clap On Lamp
November 28, 2017
Modify a simple desk lamp to respond to a double clap (or other sharp noise) using parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0.
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.
Electret Mic Breakout Board Hookup Guide
June 23, 2016
An introduction to working with the Electret Mic Breakout Board.
Experiment Guide for RedBot with Shadow Chassis
May 28, 2015
This Experiment Guide offers nine experiments to get you started with the SparkFun RedBot. This guide is designed for those who are familiar with our SparkFun Inventor's Kit and want to take their robotics knowledge to the next level.
Getting Started with the LilyPad MP3 Player
May 8, 2013
The LilyPad MP3 Player is an amazing little board that contains almost everything you need to play audio files. You can use it to create all kinds of noisy projects, from MP3 hoodies to talking teddy bears. Your imagination is the only limit! This tutorial will help you get started.
Hackers in Residence - The ElectricBone
June 25, 2014
Drum machines and keyboards have been the standard for making digital music, but how do you make electronic music if you're trained to play the trombone? One of our Hackers in Residence, Carlos Mello, took it upon himself to find a solution to that very question.
Hackers in Residence: The Sound Visualizer
March 23, 2015
A fun project that uses a Raspberry Pi and a custom Java app to create your own sound visualizer using a RGB LED matrix.
Hackers in Residence: The Sound Visualizer Pt. 2
May 7, 2015
An addition to a previous project, this time using a PC and a custom Java app to create your own music visualizer using a RGB LED matrix.
Hazardous Gas Monitor
June 17, 2016
Build a portable gas monitor to check for dangerous levels of hazardous gases.
I2S Audio Breakout Hookup Guide
September 6, 2018
Hookup guide for the MAX98357A I2S audio breakout board.
Interactive Hanging LED Array
April 10, 2014
Learn how we converted 72 lightbulbs into an interactive LED array for our conference room.
Interactive LED Music Visualizer
May 31, 2016
Use an Arduino and the SparkFun Sound Detector to create visualizations on Addressable RGB LED strips.
Introduction to Operational Amplifiers with LTSpice
April 18, 2017
Picking up where we left off in "Getting Started with LTSpice," we delve a little deeper into LTSpice through an introduction of Operational Amplifiers (OpAmps).
Little Soundie Audio Player Hookup Guide
April 26, 2018
Add sound effects to your project, prop or costume with Little Soundie Audio Player.
Making Music with the FreeSoC2
August 14, 2015
Create a synth keyboard with the FreeSoC2 from SparkFun.
mbed Starter Kit Experiment Guide
November 27, 2014
This Experiment Guide will get you started with the wonderful world of mbed microcontrollers. Need to find that next step after mastering the Arduino? This a great place to take those skills to the next level.
Looking for the old, archived tutorials? Head on over to the
archived tutorials on the main
Please be aware that the tutorials you find there are no longer actively maintained.