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SparkFun gator:particle Hookup Guide

June 13, 2019

The gator:particle is an I2C heart-rate monitor and pulse oximeter that can be used as a particle sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:particle with the micro:bit platform.
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SparkFun gator:soil Hookup Guide

June 13, 2019

The gator:soil is analog soil moisture sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:soil with the micro:bit platform.
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SparkFun gator:environment Hookup Guide

June 13, 2019

The gator:environment combines two I2C sensors for temperature, humidity, pressure, eCO2, and eTVOC values. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:environment with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun BME280 Breakout Hookup Guide

October 22, 2015

A guide for connecting the BEM280 sensor to a microcontroller, and for using the Sparkfun Arduino library.

Spectral Triad (AS7265x) Hookup Guide

November 8, 2018

Learn how to wield the power of 18 channels of UV to NIR spectroscopy with AS72651 (UV), AS72652 (VIS), and AS72653 (NIR) sensors!

Photon Remote Water Level Sensor

June 2, 2016

Learn how to build a remote water level sensor for a water storage tank and how to automate a pump based off the readings!

CCS811/BME280 (Qwiic) Environmental Combo Breakout Hookup Guide

September 8, 2017

Sense various environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, eCO2 and tVOCs with the CCS811 and BME280 combo breakout board.

Qwiic UV Sensor (VEML6075) Hookup Guide

December 20, 2018

Learn how to connect your VEML6075 UV Sensor and figure out just when you should put some sunscreen on.

micro:climate Kit Experiment Guide

July 21, 2017

A weather station kit that is built on top of the inexpensive, easy-to-use micro:bit and Microsoft MakeCode.

MS5803-14BA Pressure Sensor Hookup Guide

July 24, 2014

Breakout of MS5803-14BA Pressure Sensor to measure the absolute pressure of the fluid around them to determine altitude, water depth, or any other tasks that require an accurate pressure reading. This includes air, water, and anything else that acts like a viscous fluid.

SparkFun Qwiic AS3935 Lightning Detector Hookup Guide

April 18, 2019

Are you worried about the looming clouds in the distance, how far away is that storm exactly? Add lightning detection with the Qwiic AS3935 to your next weather station or your next bike ride!

Hazardous Gas Monitor

June 17, 2016

Build a portable gas monitor to check for dangerous levels of hazardous gases.

RHT03 (DHT22) Humidity and Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide

March 12, 2019

Measure relative humidity and temperature or your environment with the RHT03 (a.k.a DHT22) low cost sensor on a single wire digital interface connected to an Arduino!

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.

HIH-4030 Humidity Sensor Hookup Guide

December 6, 2016

Measure relative humidity with SparkFun's HIH-4030 Humidity Sensor Breakout.

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.

CCS811 Air Quality Breakout Hookup Guide

April 27, 2017

This tutorial shows you how to get data from a CCS811 breakout board with the I2C interface.

Arduino Weather Shield Hookup Guide V12

March 2, 2017

Read humidity, pressure and luminosity quickly and easily. Add wind speed, direction and rain gauge for full weather station capabilities.

Si7021 Humidity and Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide

May 5, 2016

The Si7021 humidity and temperature sensor is an easy to use, digital, low-cost sensor to aid you in all your environment sensing needs.

MAX30105 Particle and Pulse Ox Sensor Hookup Guide

December 1, 2016

The SparkFun MAX30105 Particle Sensor is a flexible and powerful sensor enabling sensing of distance, heart rate, particle detection, even the blinking of an eye. Get ready. Set. Shine!

Experiment Guide for the Johnny-Five Inventor's Kit

June 28, 2016

Use the Tessel 2 and the Johnny Five Inventors kit to explore the world of JavaScript enabled hardware through 14 awesome experiments!

Environmental Monitoring with the Tessel 2

October 13, 2016

Build an air-conditioner monitoring device to collect environment information and store it in the cloud.

ML8511 UV Sensor Hookup Guide

March 13, 2014

Get up and running quickly with this simple to use UV sensor.

Old Tutorials

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