How to Make a Magic Mirror with Raspberry Pi
June 17, 2020
Need a great project for your Raspberry Pi 4 kit? Use it to create a command center to display the weather, clock, your calendar, or even a news feed!
Wireless Remote Weather Station with micro:bit
May 11, 2020
Monitor the weather without being exposed to it through wireless communication between two micro:bits using the radio blocks! This is useful if your weather station is installed in a location that is difficult to retrieve data from the OpenLog. We will also explore a few different ways to send and receive data.
Real Time Clock Module - RV-8803 (Qwiic) Hookup Guide
April 2, 2020
A Hookup Guide for the SparkFun Real Time Clock Module - RV-8803 (Qwiic). Learn how to integrate the RV-8803 into your next time-keeping project.
SparkFun Clock Generator 5P49V60 (Qwiic) Hookup Guide
February 28, 2020
The SparkFun Clock Generator 5P49V60 (Qwiic) breakout board offers a wide range of customizable frequencies in a wide range of different signal types using a single reference clock. This hookup guide will go over all of the many available functions and gives the hardware rundown on what exactly is on this board.
SparkFun Qwiic Micro (SAMD21E) Hookup Guide
October 24, 2019
An introduction to the Qwiic Micro SAMD21E. Level up your Arduino-skills with the powerful SAMD21 ARM Cortex M0+ processor!
SparkFun gator:RTC Hookup Guide
September 5, 2019
The gator:RTC is an I2C based, real-time clock (RTC) for keeping time while your micro:bit isn't powered. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:RTC with the micro:bit platform.
RedBoard Turbo Hookup Guide
January 24, 2019
An introduction to the RedBoard Turbo. Level up your Arduino-skills with the powerful SAMD21 ARM Cortex M0+ processor!
Getting Started with the SmartLED Shield for Teensy
November 9, 2018
In this tutorial, we will connect different RGB LED matrix panels to PixelMatix's SmartLED shield and Teensy.
Qwiic Real Time Clock Module (RV-1805) Hookup Guide
May 31, 2018
Find out what time it is, even after the power's been out on your project for a while with the Qwiic Real Time Clock (RTC) module.
Sunrise Machine with the Tessel 2
October 13, 2016
Are you to sleepy to enjoy a sunrise on a brisk morning? Yeah...us too! No worries, with a Webcam, a Tessel 2 and a bit of code you can sleep in and catch the sunrise at your leisure with the Sunrise Machine.
DeadOn RTC Breakout Hookup Guide
October 6, 2016
An introduction to the DS3234 real-time clock (RTC), example wiring diagrams, and an Arduino library!
Real Time Clock Module Hookup Guide
October 6, 2016
A quick introduction to the DS1307 RTC module and a hookup guide for the SparkFun Breakout.
Experiment Guide for the Johnny-Five Inventor's Kit
June 28, 2016
Blynk Board Project Guide
March 25, 2016
A series of Blynk projects you can set up on the Blynk Board without ever re-programming it.
SAMD21 Mini/Dev Breakout Hookup Guide
November 12, 2015
An introduction to the Atmel ATSAMD21G18 microprocessor and our Mini and Pro R3 breakout boards. Level up your Arduino-skills with the powerful ARM Cortex M0+ processor.
SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Photon Experiment Guide
September 3, 2015
Dive into the world of the Internet of Things with the SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Photon.
Getting Started with the Teensy
June 18, 2015
Basic intro to the Teensy line of products, with soldering and programming suggestions.
Teensy Arduino Shield Adapter Hookup Guide
June 18, 2015
A basic introduction and assembly guide for the SparkFun Teensy Arduino Shield Adapter.
Alphanumeric GPS Wall Clock
January 26, 2015
This is a GPS controlled clock - a clock you truly never have to set! Using GPS and some formulas, we figure out what day of the week and if we are in or out of daylight savings time.
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.
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