Category: Hardware

TMP102 Digital Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide

TMP102 Digital Temperature Sensor Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t540 Introduction The TMP102 is an easy-to-use digital temperature sensor from Texas Instruments. While some temperature sensors use an analog voltage to...

SparkFun USB UART Breakout (CY7C65213) Hookup Guide

SparkFun USB UART Breakout (CY7C65213) Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t481 Introduction The CY7C65213 USB to UART serial breakout is designed to provide users with a means to access all available...

Makers: O que fazer na Campus Party – Dia 2 #CPBR10

Makers: O que fazer na Campus Party – Dia 2 #CPBR10

Dia 02 da Campus Party e as oficinas makers no espaço Fazedores Ontem nossas oficinas foram um sucesso! Campuseros e visitantes curtiram o dia fazendo coisas super divertidas, desde carrinhos de rolemã, a oficinas...

Hardware Hump Day: Game Day Spirit Fingers

Ah, early February. The magical time of year when the holiday buzz has burned out, but winter keeps on persisting. It can be a tough time of year as we eagerly anticipate long, warm...

Hardware Hump Day: Game Day Spirit Fingers

Ah, early February. The magical time of year when the holiday buzz has burned out, but winter keeps on persisting. It can be a tough time of year as we eagerly anticipate long, warm...

079: Drew Binsky, Solve the Conflict First

079: Drew Binsky, Solve the Conflict First

Lots of crazy things happening with President Trump. As people looking for alternative options, Andrew cautions that you never want to try and hide your money from the government. That’s NOT the way you...

Makers: O que fazer na Campus Party – Dia 01 #CPBR10

Makers: O que fazer na Campus Party – Dia 01 #CPBR10

Hoje abre o Espaço Fazedores na Campus Party Brasil! Finalmente a Campus chegou, e hoje é o primeiro dia do Espaço Fazedores! Começando às 10h da manhã, vamos estar na Campus até dia 04,...

How to use external antenna on Wemos D1 mini pro – surface mount rework video

How to use external antenna on Wemos D1 mini pro – surface mount rework video

In my previous blog post I showed how I used several Wemos D1 mini to make a network of wireless temperature sensors around RasPiTV HQ. These litle boards are based on the ESP8266 microcontroller...

SparkFun Supports Immigration

SparkFun Supports Immigration

SparkFun is diametrically and unapologetically against the recent presidential executive orders banning refugees and limiting immigrants from primarily Muslim countries. We believe the US is, and has always been, made stronger by the inclusion...

SparkFun Supports Immigration

SparkFun Supports Immigration

SparkFun is diametrically and unapologetically against the recent presidential executive orders banning refugees and limiting immigrants from primarily Muslim countries. We believe the US is, and has always been, made stronger by the inclusion...

Friday Product Post: STEMTera

Hello, everyone! It’s Friday again, and that means more new products. This week we are happy to officially announce the STEMTera Breadboard! We offer three different versions of this board for you to pick...

Friday Product Post: STEMTera

Hello, everyone! It’s Friday again, and that means more new products. This week we are happy to officially announce the STEMTera Breadboard! We offer three different versions of this board for you to pick...

MEMS Microphone Hookup Guide

MEMS Microphone Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t297 Introduction The SparkFun MEMS microphone breakout board is a simple and easy-to-use microphone for a variety of sound-sensing projects. The on-board mic is...

Enginursday: Eniac, The Data-Logging Web Server

As a longtime user of Atlas Scientific’s products, I’ve been impressed with the level of sophistication their devices have taken on recently. Along with continuing to grow their catalog with a variety of probes,...

Wireless Remote Sensing with Wemos D1 mini, Arduino IDE, Raspberry Pi and lighttpd web server

Wireless Remote Sensing with Wemos D1 mini, Arduino IDE, Raspberry Pi and lighttpd web server

For a long time now I’ve wanted wireless temperature sensors scattered around the house and garden reporting their temperatures regularly to a central server. It’s not something I really need, but something nice to...

Hardware Hump Day: Wheel-of-Lunch

“Where should we go for lunch?” It’s a simple question that’s often followed by lengthy debate—because making decisions is hard when you’re hungry, and pretty much everything sounds delicious. We hear this conversation all...

IoTuesday: Why IoT Is About More Than Automating Your Home

When I think Internet of Things (IoT), the first image that pops into my head is the “smart, internet-connected home of the future,” complete with high-end tech gadgets like learning thermostats and remote-controlled light...

Espaço Fazedores Campus Party 2017

Espaço Fazedores Campus Party 2017

Mais detalhes do Espaço Fazedores na Open Campus O Movimento Maker cresceu muito e continua a pleno vapor no Brasil. Temos makers hoje em todos os estados e um número significante de makerspaces e...

SparkFun: Start Something

It has been a short 90+ days since I’ve joined the SparkFun family, and every week is a reminder why this was the right move for me. The goal of these first few months...

Um exemplo divertido de exagero na engenharia

Em inglês existe o termo “over-engineering”, que é usado quando se usa muita complicação para fazer algo simples. O pessoal que trabalha comigo sempre usa esse quadrinho como exemplo:   Pra quem não fala...

Enginursday: The Pro-One and Proto-8 Synthesizers, with Teensy!

Enginursday: The Pro-One and Proto-8 Synthesizers, with Teensy!

I’ve got some synthesizers to show off today. See what the signals of an old analog synth look like on my trusty scope, and check out what I’ve been up to with the Teensy...

Haptic Motor Driver Hook Up Guide

Haptic Motor Driver Hook Up Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t595 Introducing the Haptic Motor Driver Ready to add some good vibes to your project? Look no further than the Haptic Motor...