Getting Started with MicroPython and the SparkFun Inventor's Kit for micro:bit
July 11, 2017
Learn MicroPython with the micro:bit.
ATX Power Connector (4-Pin) Breakout Hookup Guide
October 10, 2019
Do you need to power a project with 12V and 5V from one wall adapter? The ATX power connector breaks out the standard 4-pin computer peripheral port for your 12V and 5V devices!
LiPo Fuel Gauge (MAX1704X) Hookup Guide
February 23, 2023
Monitor your LiPo battery with the LiPo fuel gauge! In this tutorial, we will be using the MAX17043 and MAX17048 to monitor a single cell, LiPo battery over the Arduino Serial Monitor. We will also connect a display to view the output without the need to connect the microcontroller to a computer.
IoT RedBoard ESP32 Development Board Hookup Guide
August 18, 2022
Delve into the functionality-rich world of the IoT RedBoard ESP32 Development Board!
AzureWave Thing Plus (AW-CU488) Hookup Guide
September 22, 2022
The SparkFun AzureWave Thing Plus is a Feather form-factor development board equipped with the AW-CU488. We'll highlight key features of the board and show you to get started with the development board. A few Arduino examples will be highlighted to connect to a WiFi router, calculate the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) from an input microphone, output an analog signal to a speaker, and connect an Qwiic-enabled device.
USB Type A Female Breakout Hookup Guide
February 13, 2014
An above-and-beyond example using the USB Type A Female Breakout board.
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.
SparkFun Thing Plus - NINA-B306 Hookup Guide
March 23, 2023
A quick guide to get started using the SparkFun Thing Plus - NINA-B306. This Thing Plus is loaded with the Arm Cortex-M4 processor in the NINA-B306 along with on-board motion and environmental sensors in the ISM330DHCX 6DoF and BME280 pressure and temperature sensor.
Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W
December 22, 2021
Learn how to setup, configure and use the latest version of the smallest Raspberry Pi out there, the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W.
Soil Moisture Sensor Hookup Guide
January 29, 2021
A quick hookup guide and project to get you started with the Soil Moisture Sensor from SparkFun.
Weather Meter Hookup Guide
July 20, 2017
How to assemble your very own weather meter!
MicroMod Weather Carrier Board Hookup Guide
January 14, 2021
A quick guide to help to create your own MicroMod weather station using the MicroMod Weather Carrier Board and Processor of your choice.
MicroMod ESP32 Processor Board Hookup Guide
October 21, 2020
A short hookup guide to get started with the SparkFun MicroMod ESP32 Processor Board.
RED-V Development Guide
November 27, 2019
This guide will help you get the RED-V RedBoard or Thing Plus up and running for the exhaust port. Depending on personal preference, there are a few environments to get started with the boards. All wings report in... we're going in full-throttle.
RED-V Thing Plus Hookup Guide
November 22, 2019
This guide will go over the hardware of the RED-V Thing Plus.
RED-V RedBoard Hookup Guide
November 22, 2019
This guide will go over the hardware of the RED-V RedBoard.
SparkFun GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning ZED-F9R Hookup Guide
July 9, 2020
The u-blox ZED-F9R is a powerful GPS-RTK unit that uses a fusion of IMU, wheel ticks, a vehicle dynamics model, correction data, and GNSS measurements to provide highly accurate and continuous position for navigation in the difficult conditions. We will quickly get you set up using the Qwiic ecosystem through Arduino and Python so that you can start reading the output!
smôl ARTIC R2 Hookup Guide
October 21, 2021
Small in size, small on current draw. It's a smôl world! This guide will get you up and running with the smôl ARTIC R2 satellite communication Peripheral Board.
IOTA (ARTIC R2) Satellite Communication Module Hookup Guide
November 18, 2021
A hookup guide for the SparkFun IOTA - Satellite Communication Module (ARTIC R2) (SPX-17984)
ARGOS ARTIC R2 Satellite Transceiver Shield Hookup Guide
November 18, 2021
A hookup guide for the ARGOS Satellite Transceiver Shield - ARTIC R2 (SPX-17236)
SparkFun GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning ZED-F9K Hookup Guide
January 6, 2022
The u-blox ZED-F9K is a powerful GPS-RTK unit that uses a fusion of IMU, wheel ticks, a vehicle dynamics model, correction data, and GNSS measurements to provide highly accurate and continuous position for navigation in the difficult conditions. We will quickly get you set up using the Qwiic ecosystem through Arduino so that you can start reading the output!
SparkFun SAMD21 Pro RF Hookup Guide
October 4, 2018
Using the super blazing, nay blinding, fast SAMD21 whipping clock cycles at 48MHz and the RFM96 module to connect to the Things Network (and other Radio woodles).
Qwiic VR IMU (BNO080) Hookup Guide
April 30, 2018
Figure out how things are oriented with the robust 9 degrees of freedom (DOF) BNO080 IMU. Maybe even make your own virtual reality (VR) applications if you're feeling savvy.
Qwiic Atmospheric Sensor (BME280) Hookup Guide
August 21, 2019
Measure temperature, humidity, barometric pressure with the SparkFun Atmospheric Sensor Breakout BME280 (Qwiic).
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