Analog MEMS Microphone (VM2020) Hookup Guide
February 9, 2023
Get started with the SparkFun analog MEMS microphone breakout board! In this tutorial, we will be connecting the differential MEMS microphone to an Arduino using the WM8960 audio codec.
Audio Codec Breakout - WM8960 Hookup Guide
January 26, 2023
The SparkFun Audio Codec Breakout - WM8960 is a low power, high quality stereo codec chock full of features. In this tutorial, some of these features by using an Arduino microcontroller to configure the audio codec and pass audio to the headphone or speaker channels.
Displaying Sensor Data with Bluetooth
March 28, 2023
In our previous Bluetooth tutorial called Sending Sensor Data Via Bluetooth, we showed how to display data from a triple axis accelerometer over the Arduino IDE’s serial monitor. Continuing off of the first tutorial, we are going to expand this project to include more capabilities for visualizing and interacting with your accelerometer data.
ESP32 Environment Sensor Shield Hookup Guide
July 6, 2017
SparkFun's ESP32 Environment Sensor Shield provides sensors and hookups for monitoring environmental conditions. This tutorial will show you how to connect your sensor suite to the Internet and post weather data online.
ESP32 LoRa 1-CH Gateway, LoRaWAN, and the Things Network
August 14, 2018
Using the ESP32 LoRa 1-CH Gateway as a gateway and device, and pushing data to The Things Network.
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 Relay Web Server
September 10, 2019
The goal of this project is to have a website hosted on an ESP32 that controls any relay controlled device connected to a local network and keeps a dynamically updated state of those devices.
ESP32-S2 Thing Plus Hookup Guide
April 8, 2021
Looking to use the more secure ESP32-S2? Follow this hookup guide to get started.
ESP32 Thing Hookup Guide
October 27, 2016
An introduction to the ESP32 Thing's hardware features, and a primer on using the WiFi system-on-chip in Arduino.
ESP32 Thing Motion Shield Hookup Guide
November 16, 2017
Getting started with the ESP32 Thing Motion Shield to detect movements using the on-board LSM9DS1 IMU and adding a GPS receiver. Data can be easily logged by adding an microSD card to the slot.
ESP32 Thing Plus Hookup Guide
March 7, 2019
Hookup guide for the ESP32 Thing Plus (Micro-B) using the ESP32 WROOM's WiFi/Bluetooth system-on-chip in Arduino.
ESP32 Thing Plus (USB-C) Hookup Guide
August 18, 2022
Meet the updated ESP32 Thing Plus (USB-C) development board. We have included some extra bells and whistles that users will appreciate, so check out out hookup guide for all the details!
ESP32 Thing Power Control Shield Hookup Guide
June 9, 2017
This tutorial shows you how to get started with the ESP32 Thing Power Control Shield.
Getting Started with MicroMod
October 21, 2020
Dive into the world of MicroMod - a compact interface to connect a microcontroller to various peripherals via the M.2 Connector!
Getting Started with u-blox Thingstream and PointPerfect
January 23, 2023
Interested in high precision GNSS without setting up a base station?
GNSS Correction Data Receiver (NEO-D9S) Hookup Guide
October 27, 2022
Add GNSS correction data to your high precision GNSS (HPG) receiver with the u-blox NEO-D9S! This tutorial will get you started with the ZED-F9P, NEO-D9S, and the ESP32 IoT RedBoard.
How to Build a DIY GNSS Reference Station
October 15, 2020
Learn how to affix a GNSS antenna, use PPP to get its ECEF coordinates and then broadcast your own RTCM data over the internet and cellular using NTRIP to increase rover reception to 10km!
How to Load MicroPython on a Microcontroller Board
September 4, 2018
This tutorial will show you how to load the MicroPython interpreter onto a variety of development boards.
I2S Audio Breakout Hookup Guide
September 6, 2018
Hookup guide for the MAX98357A I2S audio breakout board.
Installing Board Definitions in the Arduino IDE
September 9, 2020
How do I install a custom Arduino board/core? It's easy! This tutorial will go over how to install an Arduino board definition using the Arduino Board Manager. We will also go over manually installing third-party cores, such as the board definitions required for many of the SparkFun development boards.
Introduction to MQTT
November 7, 2018
An introduction to MQTT, one of the main communication protocols used with the Internet of Things (IoT).
IoT Power Relay
May 21, 2018
Using the ESP32 to make a web-configured timed relay.
IoT RedBoard ESP32 Development Board Hookup Guide
August 18, 2022
Delve into the functionality-rich world of the IoT RedBoard ESP32 Development Board!
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