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Artemis Development with Arduino

June 20, 2019

Get our powerful Artemis based boards (Artemis Nano, BlackBoard Artemis, and BlackBoard Artemis ATP) blinking in less than 5 minutes using the SparkFun Artemis Arduino Core!

BC118 BLE Mate 2 Hookup Guide

January 15, 2015

Hooking up and using the BLE Mate 2, which uses the BC118 BLE module from BlueCreations.

Bluetooth Basics

August 26, 2013

An overview of the Bluetooth wireless technology.

Connectivity of the Internet of Things

July 27, 2016

An overview of the different protocols that can be used for the development of Internet of Things (IoT)-based projects.

ESP32 OTA Updates over BLE from a React Web Application

July 2, 2020

Learn how to flash firmware Over-the-Air using a BLE React WebApp and ESP32

ESP32 Thing Plus Hookup Guide

March 7, 2019

Hookup guide for the ESP32 Thing Plus using the ESP32 WROOM's WiFi/Bluetooth system-on-chip in Arduino.

Gas Pump Skimmers

September 6, 2017

Teardown of gas pump skimmers along with how to detect and block them.

Getting Started with the 8BitDo Bluetooth GamePads

December 2, 2020

Getting up and running with the sweet new 8BitDo game controllers!
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Getting Started with the micro:bit

September 2, 2021

The BBC micro:bit is a compact, powerful programming tool that requires no software installation. Read on to learn how to use it YOUR way!

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless

July 13, 2017

Learn how to setup, configure and use the smallest Raspberry Pi yet, the Raspberry Pi Zero - Wireless.

Getting Started with the SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Google's Science Journal App

May 24, 2016

This is a quick guide to using the Google Science Journal app with the Arduino 101 that's included and pre-programmed in the SIK for Google's Science Journal App.

GPS-RTK2 Hookup Guide

January 14, 2019

Get precision down to the diameter of a dime with the new ZED-F9P from u-blox.

Hackers in Residence - Hacking MindWave Mobile

February 26, 2014

Review, teardown, and hacking tutorial for the MindWave Mobile, a $99 commercial grade EEG sensor.

Hookup Guide for the SparkFun Artemis Thing Plus

September 19, 2019

Get started with our SparkFun Artemis Thing Plus - our popular Thing Plus footprint with the powerful Artemis module for ultimate functionality.

Hookup Guide for the SparkFun RedBoard Artemis

August 28, 2019

Get started with the RedBoard Artemis - all the functionality of the SparkFun Artemis module wrapped in the familiar Uno footprint

Hookup Guide for the SparkFun RedBoard Artemis ATP

August 28, 2019

Get started with the RedBoard Artemis ATP - all the functionality of the SparkFun Artemis module wrapped in the Mega Arduino Footprint

Interactive Hanging LED Array

April 10, 2014

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

IOIO-OTG Hookup Guide

May 18, 2016

Get started using the IOIO-OTG with your Android device or PC.

MetaWatch Teardown and Arduino Hookup

August 13, 2013

Tearing down the nifty Bluetooth-enabled MetaWatch. Then building an Arduino sketch to control it.

MicroMod nRF52840 Processor Hookup Guide

January 14, 2021

Get started with the MicroMod nRF52840 Processor following this guide.

MIDI BLE Tutorial

February 22, 2018

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

Nintendo Switch Macro Recording on the Raspberry Pi

July 8, 2020

Learn how to record and playback controller 'macros' for your Nintendo Switch using a Raspberry Pi, SparkFun Top pHAT, and Joycontrol.

nRF52832 Breakout Board Hookup Guide

November 17, 2016

How to hookup and program (in Arduino!) the nRF52832 Breakout -- a development board for Nordic's BLE/ANT/2.4GHz system on chip.

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.