Components


10-Segment LED Kit - Retail
This retail package includes 4 different colors of our 10 segment bar graph LEDs and the resistors you need to get them hooked up. With a compact footprint, simple hookup, and blinky goodness, they are great for prototyping or finished products. Bar graph LEDs make good indicators for things like light or sound levels, they’re also just a convenient way to add a bunch of LEDs to your project at once! Includes: 1 x 10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Blue 1 x 10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Green 1 x 10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Red 1 x 10 Segment LED Bar Graph - Yellow 8 x Resistor Network - 330 Ohm (6-pin..
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Black Arcade Button Retail
This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. This button has a great tactile, ‘clicky’ feel. This comes in a bag with cardboard hanger meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. The version without the extra waste can be found in the related items below. Features: Concave plunger design Durable nylon material Microswitch: max 3A @ 120 VAC Microswitch reliability tested to 10,..
R44.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Blue Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows blue and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the out..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Fluorescent-Blue-Green Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows fluorescent blue-green and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them dir..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Fluorescent-Green Retail
Description: EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows fluorescent green and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can ..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Green Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows green and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the ou..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Orange Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows orange and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the o..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Pink Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows pink and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the out..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Purple Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows purple and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the o..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Red Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows red and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the outp..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - White Retail
EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows white and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them directly into the ou..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
EL Wire - Yellow Retail
Description: EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is a flexible wire coated in phosphor. Apply the appropriate voltage and it lights up! It looks a lot like a thin flexible neon tube. They come in many bright colors (check below for other colors) and can be driven pretty easily with an inverter. Check below for compatible inverters as well. This particular wire glows yellow and is 3m (almost 10 feet) in length, 2.3mm in diameter and is terminated with a JST PH connector. This connector works directly with our two driver boards, the El Escudo and the EL Sequencer. Or, you can wire them d..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
Graphic LCD Retail
The Nokia 5110 is a basic graphic LCD screen for lots of applications. It was originally intended for as a cell phone screen. This one is mounted on an easy to solder PCB and includes a row of headers. It uses the PCD8544 controller. The PCD8544 is a low power CMOS LCD controller/driver, designed to drive a graphic display of 48 rows and 84 columns. All necessary functions for the display are provided in a single chip, including on-chip generation of LCD supply and bias voltages, resulting in a minimum of external components and low power consumption. The PCD8544 interfaces to microcontrolle..
R178.00 (inc VAT)
Green Arcade Button Retail
This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. This button has a great tactile, ‘clicky’ feel. This comes in a bag with cardboard hanger meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. The version without the extra waste can be found in the related items below. Features: Concave plunger design Durable nylon material Microswitch: max 3A @ 120 VAC Microswitch reliability tested to 10,..
R44.50 (inc VAT)
MonoAmp - Sound Amplifier Retail
This is the same product as the Mono Audio Amp Breakout. The difference is this version comes in fancy clamshell packaging meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. This tiny audio amplifier is based on the Texas Instruments TPA2005D1. Its efficient class-D operation means low heat and long battery life. It can drive an 8-Ohm speaker at up to 1.4 Watts; it won’t shake a stadium, but it will provide plenty of volume for your audio projects. The fully-differential in..
R141.00 (inc VAT)
OpenLog Retail
This is the same product as the OpenLog. The difference is this version comes in fancy clamshell packaging meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. OpenLog is an open source data logger. Simple to use, simple to change. We wanted to create a serial logger that just worked. Power up this device and it will start logging any received serial data at 9600bps. Sending Ctrl+z three times will drop out of logging and in to command mode. ‘new’ will create a new file. ‘md’ m..
R444.50 (inc VAT)
Serial 7-Segment Display (Blue) - Retail
This is the same product as our 7-Segment Serial Display. The difference is this version comes in fancy clamshell packaging meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. 4-digit 7-segment displays are really neat little devices, it’s a shame that they can be so cumbersome to control. Well we’ve solved that problem by making them a little bit “smarter.” The 7-Segment Serial Display combines a classic 4-digit 7-segment display and an ATMega328 microcontroller allowing you ..
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Serial 7-Segment Display (Red) - Retail
This is the same product as our 7-Segment Serial Display. The difference is this version comes in fancy clamshell packaging meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. 4-digit 7-segment displays are really neat little devices, it’s a shame that they can be so cumbersome to control. Well we’ve solved that problem by making them a little bit “smarter.” The 7-Segment Serial Display combines a classic 4-digit 7-segment display and an ATMega328 microcontroller allowing you ..
R267.00 (inc VAT)
Stepper Motor Driver - Retail
This is the same product as our EasyDriver Stepper Motor Driver. The difference is this version comes in fancy clamshell packaging meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. The EasyDriver is a simple to use stepper motor driver, compatible with anything that can output a digital 0 to 5V pulse (or 0 to 3.3V pulse if you solder SJ2 closed on the EasyDriver). EasyDriver requires a 7V to 20V supply to power the motor and can power any voltage of stepper motor. The EasyDr..
R222.50 (inc VAT)
Stepper Motor Retail
These small steppers are a great way to get things moving, especially when positioning and repeatability is a concern. Features: Stride Angle (degrees) : 7.5 2-Phase Rated Voltage : 12V Rated Current : 400mA 3mm Diameter Drive Shaft 4-Wire Cable Attached In-traction Torque : 100 g/cm Documents: Datasheet Quickstart Guide Product Video ..
R163.00 (inc VAT)
Tactile Button Assortment Retail
These tactile buttons are great for all sorts of projects. This assortment comes with 2 of each of 6 different colors for a total of 12 buttons. The colored caps are removable and the buttons fit into breadboards. See the drawing below for exact dimensions. Documents: Drawing Tactile Button Quickstart Guide ..
R89.00 (inc VAT)
Thumb Joystick Retail
This is a joystick very similar to the ‘analog’ joysticks on PlayStation 2 controllers. Directional movements are simply two potentiometers - one for each axis. Pots are ~10k each. This joystick also has a select button that is actuated when the joystick is pressed down. The joystick comes mounted on a breakout board and the pins are broken out to a 0.1" header and includes 4 mounting holes in the corners. Note: You will need to solder the breakout board and the joystick together. Includes: Thumb Joystick Breakout Board for Thumb Joystick Documents: Quickstart Guide ..
R74.00 (inc VAT)
TTL Laser Retail
Description: This is the basic laser card module with circuitry built in so that it can be turned on/off with a TTL signal. Includes polarized Molex connector to prevent reverse connection. On-board voltage regulator accepts 5-12VDC. A customer tested these units on his Agilent optical analyzer (Thanks Trenton!). The wavelengths were 654.5 nm +/- 0.5 nm at 70 degrees F for the 4 lasers tested.  Documents: Schematic Quickstart Guide ..
R267.00 (inc VAT)
USB Cable - A-to-B 6 Foot Retail
This is a standard issue USB 2.0 cable. This is the most common A to B Male/Male type peripheral cable, the kind that’s usually used for printers. Compatible with most SFE designed USB boards as well as USB Arduino boards like the Uno. Length: 6 Feet..
R89.00 (inc VAT)
USB Cable - A-to-miniB 6 Foot Retail
This is a USB 2.0 type A to Mini-B 5-pin cable, the most common mini-B connector that usually comes with USB Hubs, Cameras, MP3 players, etc. Use this with our LiPo Charger, FTDI Basic Programmer or even combine it with the CP210x IC and SMD Mini-B connector to create your own portable USB device. Now in SparkFun Red! Length: 6 Feet..
R89.00 (inc VAT)
USB microB Cable - 6 Foot - Retail
USB 2.0 type A to micro USB 5-pin. This is a new, smaller connector for USB devices. Micro USB connectors are about half the height of mini USB. Micro USB is found on newer hand held devices like cell phones and portable media devices. Works great with the Google Nexus One. Cable color and shape may vary slightly from image as our stock rotates. Features: 6 glorious feet ..
R74.00 (inc VAT)
White Arcade Button Retail
This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. This button has a great tactile, ‘clicky’ feel. This comes in a bag with cardboard hanger meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. The version without the extra waste can be found in the related items below. Features: Concave plunger design Durable nylon material Microswitch: max 3A @ 120 VAC Microswitch reliability tested to 10,..
R44.50 (inc VAT)
Yellow Arcade Button Retail
This is a 35mm concave momentary push button similar to the ones you find on arcade games. Simple screw in design. Perfect for mashing. This button has a great tactile, ‘clicky’ feel. This comes in a bag with cardboard hanger meant for our distributors that need it. Regular customers are welcome to order, but we want to limit the amount of extra packaging finding its way into the trash heap. The version without the extra waste can be found in the related items below. Features: Concave plunger design Durable nylon material Microswitch: max 3A @ 120 VAC Microswitch reliability tested to 10,..
R44.50 (inc VAT)

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