Logic Level Converter Bi-Directional logic level converter, logic converter, level converter
Price: $2.95
Availability: In Stock
SparkFun Item #: SF-BOB08745 -

    This simple little Logic Level Converter will let you easily interface 5v and 3.3v devices. With this board you can step up a 3.3v signal to 5v, or down from 5 to 3.3. This is great when you need to connect 5v sensors/microcontrollers to ARM based devices like the Arduino Due or Raspberry Pi. You can even solder standard headers to this board to make it breadboard compatible. The level converter is very easy to use. The board needs to be powered from the two voltages sources (high voltage and...

    PhidgetIR Phidget IR remote control, PhidgetIR, USB TV remote, UIRT, USB to IR
    Price: $50.00
    Availability: Back Order
    Phidgets Inc Item #: PH-1055 -

      Product Features Sends and Receives Consumer IR codes Control your computer or any Phidgets with an old remote control Control your TV, DVD, etc. with your computer Connects directly to a computer's USB Port Product Description You can use the PhidgetIR to control devices with remote control input - such as your TV or DVD player, from your computer by having the PhidgetIR transmit remote control codes. Your application can learn the signals from arbitrary remote controls. The learned code can...

      SN74HC165 Shift-In Breakout
      Price: $3.95
      Availability: In Stock
      SparkFun Item #: SF-BOB-11733 -

        The SN74HC165N is a neat little IC that will take an input of up to 8 parallel lines and produce a single, serial output. It’s a great way to increase the number of inputs on a microcontroller. This breakout makes it easy to prototype using the 74HC165 by breaking out all of the pins you need to standard 0.1" spaced headers. We’ve also lined up the data and power pins so that you can easily make chains of them and expand the number of outputs under your control! This chip works with a voltage...

        USB to Serial (RS-232) Adapter USB, Serial, RS-232, Adapter
        Price: $17.95
        Availability: In Stock
        Parallax Item #: PX-28031 -

          Parallax has designed a USB to Serial (RS-232) adapter that is compact and economical to provide a Virtual Com Port for all of our products that have a DB9 (9-pin) serial connector. Cable included. Updated FTDI USB drivers for Windows are included in the latest versions of the BASIC Stamp Editor, Propeller Tool, and SX-Key IDE software packages. You may also download the Windows drivers separately from our site, or drivers for other operating systems directly from FTDI (see the Downloads...

          BLE Mini 1
          Price: $24.95
          Availability: Back Order
          Seeed Studio Item #: SS-WLS01311P -

            Have you ever wanted to hook up your robot to your iOS device? Now you can utilize Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (BLE) technology in your robot with the BLE Mini. The BLE Mini requires only a serial port for communication so it supports all major development platforms that have UART interface including Arduino, ArbotiX-M Robocontroller, Geekduino, Raspberry Pi, etc. In addition, you are given access to all Ti's CC2540 I/O pins and the ability to upload firmware via USB, making the BLE Mini an ideal...

            Mini IR Remote Control Mini, Remote, Control, robot, geek, trossen, arduino, adafruit
            Price: $4.95
            Availability: In Stock
            Adafruit Item #: AF-389 -

              This little IR remote control would be handy for controlling a robot or other project from across the room. It has 21 buttons and a layout we thought was handy: directional buttons and number entry buttons. The remote uses the NEC encoding type and sends data codes 0 thru 26 (it skips #3, #7, #11, #15, #19 and #23) to address #0. You can use this to control something that is expecting NEC codes or you can pair this with virtually any IR remote receiver sensor. Battery included!

              ROBOTIS BT-410 ROBOTIS, BT-410, bluetooth, bt, 410, wireless
              Price: $19.90
              Availability: In Stock
              Robotis Co. Item #: RO-902-0110-000 -

                Customers can NOT use the BT-410 to connect to the PC.Please use the BT-210 to connect your robot with a PC. ROBOTIS BT-410 is a bluetooth wireless communication solution for IoT.With the latest near field communication technology, it has low power consumption and is optimized for mobile applications.Package Contents:Contains 1 BT-410 bluetooth slave moduleFeatures:- Enables serial communication (UART) via Bluetooth communication.- Case that protects the circuits and a connector-type cable...

                SparkFun Transceiver Breakout - RS-485 SparkFun Transceiver Breakout, RS-485, breakout board, signal converter
                Price: $9.95
                Availability: In Stock
                SparkFun Item #: SF-BOB-10124 -

                  This is a breakout board for the SP3485 RS-485 transceiver IC, which will convert a UART serial stream to RS-485. The SP3485 is a half-duplex transceiver, so it can only communicate one way at a time, but it can reach transmission speeds of up to 10Mbps. This board requires a very low amount of power and can operate from a single +3.3VDC supply. This breakout board includes the SP3485 RS-485 transceiver, filter capacitor, and other components shown on the schematic. The RS-485 output has been...

                  BlueSMiRF Gold Top View
                  Price: $64.95
                  Availability: In Stock
                  SparkFun Item #: SF-WRL-10268 -

                    Don't be deceived, this little red board is actually a hugely powerful bluetooth modem! The BlueSMiRF Bluetooth Modem gives you a quick and easy way to add Bluetooth functionality to your project - you'll be connecting to all kinds of bluetooth devices in no time. The BlueSMiRF is the latest bluetooth wireless serial cable replacement from SparkFun Electronics! These modems work as a serial (RX/TX) pipe. Any serial stream from 2400 to 115200bps can be passed seamlessly from your computer to...

                    XBee 1mW Communication Module Xbee, Wireless, Robot communication, Communication, ZigBee, Zig Bee, X-bee, 802.15.4, XB24-AWI-001
                    Price: $24.99
                    Availability: In Stock
                    Item #: PX-32404 -

                      This is the very popular 2.4GHz XBee module from Digi (formally Maxstream). These modules take the 802.15.4 stack (the basis for Zigbee) and wrap it into a simple to use serial command set. These modules allow a very reliable and simple communication between microcontrollers, computers, systems, really anything with a serial port! Point to point and multi-point networks are supported. These modules are great for working with Arduino systems and work with the built in serial port. Now these...

                      XBee Explorer USB
                      Price: $24.95
                      Availability: In Stock
                      SparkFun Item #: SF-WRL-08687 -

                        This is a simple to use, USB to serial base unit for the XBee line. This unit works with all XBee modules including the Series 1 and Series 2.5, standard and Pro version. Plug the unit into the XBee Explorer, attach a mini USB cable, and you will have direct access to the serial and programming pins on the XBee unit. This is a must have unit if you are using Xbee communication with the Robotics Connection Serializer WL Robot Controller, as it provides the PC side interface to the Xbee link....

                        USB 2 Serial Converter Front View
                        Price: $13.75
                        Availability: In Stock
                        Magyc Inc. Item #: MG-A000059 -

                          The original Arduino board has spawned dozens of variations and from the Arduino Mini to the Arduino Lilypad, there is a huge selection to choose from. But not all of these boards have a direct USB connection, leaving it up to you to figure out the best way to connect your new board to your computer. That's where the USB 2 Serial Converter comes in. This board converts a USB connection into a 5 volt Serial TX and RX that you can connect straight to the Arduino Mini, Arduino Ethernet or other...

                          XBee Explorer Regulated
                          Price: $9.95
                          Availability: In Stock
                          SparkFun Item #: SF-WRL-09132 -

                            The XBee Explorer Regulated takes care of the 3.3V regulation, signal conditioning, and basic activity indicators (Power, RSSI and DIN/DOUT activity LEDs). It translates the 5V signals to 3.3V so that you can connect a 5V (down to 3.3V) system to any XBee module. The board was conveniently designed to mate directly with Arduino Pro boards and with the FTDI Basic boards for wireless bootloading and USB based configuration. This board is perfect for adding Xbee communication to your robot as it...

                            Grove - BLE
                            Price: $19.80
                            Availability: In Stock
                            Seeed Studio Item #: SS-811007001 -

                              This Grove - BLE utilizes an HM-11 module to provide your Arduino/Seeeduino with serial BLE function, and it can be used with Arduino/Seeeduino very conveniently if using with Base Shield together. With support for a BLE ComAssistant APK, this Grove - BLE can talk to your mobile phone more easily without pairing, and of course, it can be set via AT commands directly. You can use it in many conditions, like robot controls or remote control equipment ,etc. We prepared an easy and convenient...

                              Xbee Adapter Breakout Board Xbee, Breakout, Board, Adapter, Wireless, Robot Communication, Interface
                              Price: $3.99
                              Availability: In Stock
                              Parallax Item #: PX-32403 -

                                This low cost XBee Adapter Board comes in a kit form and provides a cost-effective solution to interfacing to any XBee or XBee Pro module. By using this adapter board you can provide an easy interface to the XBee or XBee Pro modules by converting the 2mm pin spacing to breadboard friendly 0.100” spacing. The adapter boards also provide a means to connect pluggable wires or solder connections and also provide mounting holes.   Features: Converts XBee 2mm pin spacing to 0.100" pin spacing...

                                CC3000 WiFi Breakout
                                Price: $34.95
                                Availability: Back Order
                                SparkFun Item #: SF-WRL-12072 -

                                  This is a breakout board for the CC3000 WiFi Module. The CC3000 from TI (Texas Instruments) is a self-contained wireless network processor that makes incorporating internet connectivity into your project simple. Instead of the more standard UART communication method, the CC3000 module utilizes an SPI interface allowing you, the user, to control the flow of data as you please. What makes the CC3000 unique is its ability to associate to a WiFi access point using a cell phone app in the Texas...

                                  ArbotiX Commander v2.0 Kit arbotix, robot controller, robocontroller, arbotix commander, arduino gamepad
                                  Price: $59.95
                                  Availability: In Stock
                                  InterbotiX Item #: ASM-ARBX-CMD-V2 -

                                    The ArbotiX Commander v2.0 is an Arduino compatible, open-source XBEE-wireless hand-held controller built specifically for controlling ArbotiX/NUKE powered walking robots (but it can be interfaced to virtually any microcontroller or PC). This gamepad style controller comes ready to be setup with the ArbotiX Robocontroller. The ArbotiX Commander v2.0 was meant to be hacked, modified, upgraded, and otherwise tinkered with, and uses a simple serial protocol to interface with other Xbee enabled...

                                    Universal IR Game-Pad IR remote, IR Controller, Infra red controller, Infra red game pad, infra red game controller
                                    Price: $12.95
                                    Availability: In Stock
                                    Item #: UG-IRGAME -

                                      The Universal IR Game-pad is a simple IR transmitter encased in a standard game-pad like design. Use to control your television or next project paired with the RobotGeek IR receiver.

                                      RobotGeek Wii Adaptor w/ Cable
                                      Price: $5.95
                                      Availability: In Stock
                                      RobotGeek Item #: KIT-WIIADP -

                                        Add a Wii controller to your robotics project quickly and easily using our new RobotGeek Wii Adapter w/ Cable. It can be used with either the Wii NunChuk Joystick or Classic Pro Controller. Whether you've got a robot, turret, rover, or other Arduino project: adding one (or more) of the familiar and well-designed Wii controllers to your build can greatly simplify the control setup process. This item is intended for those who already have a Wii controller or plan to purchase one separately. See...

                                        UartSBee V5 (USB-Xbee-TTL Interface) USB, TTL, Xbee, Converter. V4
                                        Price: $24.95
                                        Availability: In Stock
                                        Seeed Studio Item #: ASM-SS-INT110B2P -

                                          DescriptionUartSBee v5' is FTDI cable compatible USB to Serial adapter equipped with BEE socket(20pin 2.0mm). The integrated FT232RL can be used for programming or communicating with MCUs. On the other hand, you might connect your PC to various wireless applications via a Bee compatible module. UartSBee provides breakouts for the bit-bang mode pins of FT232RL as well.This Bit-bang mode pins (8 I/O pins) can be used as a replacement for applications involving PC parallel port which is scares...

                                          Wii Classic Controller Kit Wii, Classic, Controller, Kit, joystick, robot, geek, robotgeek
                                          Price: $14.95
                                          Availability: In Stock
                                          RobotGeek Item #: CON-WII-KIT -

                                            The Wii Classic Controller Kit is a great addition to any robotics project requiring direct control. With only 4 pins you get a total of 15 digital buttons and 4 analog inputs (2 joysticks). This is great for controlling robot movement as well as setting parameters, modes and more! Our comprehensive Getting Started Guide will show you how to hook up the board/controller and how to use our Arduino Library for the controller. A video posted by Trossen Robotics (@trossenrobotics) on Dec 2, 2015...

                                            FTDI Basic Breakout - 5V FTDI, Basic Breakout 5V, USB, TTL, Converter
                                            Price: $14.95
                                            Availability: In Stock
                                            SparkFun Item #: SF-DEV-09716 -

                                              This is a basic breakout board for the FTDI FT232RL USB to serial IC. The pinout of this board matches the FTDI cable to work with official Arduino and cloned 5V Arduino boards. It can also be used for general serial applications. The major difference with this board is that it brings out the DTR pin as opposed to the RTS pin of the FTDI cable. The DTR pin allows an Arduino target to auto-reset when a new Sketch is downloaded. This is a really nice feature to have and allows a sketch to be...

                                              AX/MX DYNAMIXEL Servo Manager Kit AX Dynamixel Manager, Dynamixel Manager, Dynamixel Development Kit, MX Dynamixel Manager
                                              Price: $90.95
                                              Availability: In Stock
                                              InterbotiX Item #: KIT-DXL-MGR -

                                                The AX/MX DYNAMIXEL Servo Manager Kit is a perfect starting point for any serious project using the Robotis Dynamixel actuators. It contains everything needed to interface AX & MX-T series servos with the U2D2, including power/hub breakouts, and a cable pack. This kit provides access to the Dynamixel API, Roboplus Dynamixel Wizard for firmware updates, recovery, and an easy to use UI to configure & test servo attributes. A must have option for any serious Dynamixel developer!Note: This kit no...

                                                RC-100B Bioloid Boomerang Controller
                                                Price: $39.90
                                                Availability: In Stock
                                                Robotis Co. Item #: RO-902-0029-002 -

                                                  This is the long awaited Zigbee Bioloid Boomerang Controller! Finally a handheld controller solution is available for your Bioloid robot, enabling easier participation in kung-fu, soccer, and stair climbing events! Perfect for your own bot, or the perfect holiday gift for a Bioloid owner close to you! This controller does not come with a pair of Zig-100 communication units, which are required for use.Description: RC-100 is a Bioloid wireless remote controller introduced by ROBOTIS. The case is...

                                                  FTDI Cable 5V FTDI Cable 5V
                                                  Price: $17.95
                                                  Availability: In Stock
                                                  SparkFun Item #: CBL-FTDIUSB -

                                                    The FTDI cable is a USB to Serial (TTL level) converter which allows for a simple way to connect TTL interface devices to USB. The I/O pins of this FTDI cable are configured to operate at 5V. The FTDI cable is designed around an FT232RQ, which is housed in a USB A connector. The other side of the cable is terminated with a 0.1" pitch, 6-pin connector with the following pinout: RTS, RX, TX, 5V, CTS, GND (RTS is the green cable and GND is black). This cable has the same pinout and functionality...

                                                    XBee Wireless Communication Starter Kit
                                                    Price: $79.95
                                                    Availability: In Stock
                                                    SparkFun Item #: KIT-C-200-WRL-XbeeKit -

                                                      The Xbee Wireless Communication Starter Kit provides everything you need to harness the powerful and versatile technology of Zigbee 802.15.4 wireless communication. Do you want to free your robot of wires? Send sensory data back to your PC? Control your robot from up to 300 feet away without having to worry about interference issues inherit in most 2.4ghz technology? Zigbee technology is the answer. From simply 'cutting' your serial cable, to creating a wireless mesh network perfect for swarm...