Cryptographic Co-Processor ATECC508A (Qwiic) Hookup Guide
Have you ever wanted to make a secure IoT system? Then get started with this tutorial, to learn how to use some of the standard features of the SparkFun Cryptographic Co-processor! We will provide an introduction to cryptographic authentication, and then walk through the examples provided in the Arduino library. By the end, you will be able to create and verify digital signatures, use time-to-live tokens (aka NONCE), and have the tools and skills to add a very high level of authentication to all of your communication channels.
Connectors are a major source of confusion for people just beginning electronics. The number of different options, terms, and names of connectors can make selecting one, or finding the one you need, daunting. This article will help you get a jump on the world of connectors.
Large Digit Driver Hookup Guide
Getting started guide for the Large Digit display driver board. This tutorial explains how to solder the module (backpack) onto the back of the large 7-segment LED display and run example code from an Arduino.
Endless Runner Game
We make a simple side-scrolling endless runner game using parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0.
Clap On Lamp
Modify a simple desk lamp to respond to a double clap (or other sharp noise) using parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0.
We use parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0 to create a light-seeking robot that mimics the behavior of single-celled organisms.
RGB Panel Hookup Guide
Make bright, colorful displays using the 32x16, 32x32, and 32x64 RGB LED matrix panels. This hookup guide shows how to hook up these panels and control them with an Arduino.
Activity Guide for SparkFun Tinker Kit
This activity guide will take you through the basics of building 11 different circuits with the SparkFun Tinker Kit and how to program them using the Arduino IDE.
SoftPot Hookup Guide
Equip your Arduino project with a sliding soft potentiometer to monitor position or adding linear control to your project.
Flex Sensor Hookup Guide
An overview of the flex sensor - a bendable variable resistor. Plus, example circuits and Arduino code to get you started!
SparkFun gator:UV Hookup Guide
The gator:UV is an I2C based UV sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:UV with the micro:bit platform.
Using the SparkFun PicoBoard and Scratch
Here are a few tips in using the PicoBoard with Scratch v1.4. The PicoBoard allows us to write Scratch programs that interact with a variety of sensors on the PicoBoard. These sensors include: sound, light, a slider, a push button, and 4 external sensors (A, B, C, and D).
RedBoard Qwiic Hookup Guide
This tutorial covers the basic functionality of the RedBoard Qwiic. This tutorial also covers how to get started blinking an LED and using the Qwiic system.
Lumenati Hookup Guide
Lumenati is our line of APA102c-based addressable LED boards. We'll show you how to bring the sparkle to your projects!