IC & Transistors

SF-COM-12694

This is the LM3914 Dot/Bar display analog-controlled LED driver that uses an alinear output scale. With this driver all it takes is a single, analog signal to drive a string of 10+ LEDs, which can be configured into either bar mode (where all LEDs below a certain point turn on...

SF-COM-09446

This is a low-power dual axis (pitch and roll) MEMS gyro with a ±30°/s maximum range. Options include integrated low pass filters and embedded power down and self-test features. Both x and y outputs are analog, and a 4x amplified output signal is also available for both axes. ...

SF-COM-09447

This is a low-power dual axis (pitch and yaw) MEMS gyro with a ±30°/s maximum range. Options include integrated low pass filters and embedded power down and self-test features. Both x and z outputs are analog, and a 4x amplified output signal is also available for both axes. C...

SF-COM-08125

MP3 decoding is now even easier! This is the popular VS1011 single-chip MP3 audio decoder from VLSI is an easy to solder SOIC package! It contains a high-performance, low-power DSP processor core VS DSP4, working data memory, 5.5kBytes of program or data RAM for for user appli...

SF-COM-09456

The LM358 is a great, easy-to-use dual-channel opamp. Opamps have so many applications we figured we should probably carry at least one in a DIP package. LM358 applications include transducer amplifiers, DC gain blocks and all the conventional opamp circuits.

SF-COM-08227

This is a compact and easy to use relative humidity sensor from Sensirion. The SHT15 digital humidity and temperature sensor is fully calibrated and offers high precision and excellent long-term stability at low cost. The digital CMOSens Technology integrates two sensors and r...

SF-DD-14159

This is a strip of five TXB0108 SMD ICs, which function as bidirectional voltage level translators, from Texas Instruments. These 8-bit noninverting translators use two separate yet configurable power-supply rails, with 1.2V to 3.6V on the A Port and 1.65V to 5.5V on the B Por...

DF-DFR0081

The name says it all on this one. An ATmega328 in DIP package, pre-loaded with the Arduino (16MHz) Bootloader. This will allow you to use Arduino code in your custom embedded project without having to use an actual Arduino board.

SF-COM-09755

The LIS331HH is an ultra low-power full-scale three axis linear MEMS accelerometer. It has a digital I2C/SPI serial interface which makes it ideal for using in embedded applications. The device also features ultra low-power operational modes that allow advanced power saving an...

SF-SEN-09793

The ITG-3200 is the world’s first single-chip, digital-output, 3-axis MEMS motion processing gyro optimized for gaming, 3D mice, and motion-based remote control applications for Internet connected Digital TVs and Set Top Boxes. The ITG-3200 features three 16-bit analog-to-digi...

AF-2236

Need a nice little 5V regulator? We rather like the very-low-dropout L4931 from ST! This little guy will help you get your 5.5-20V battery or wall adapter down to a nice clean 5V with 2% regulation. Perfect for just about all electronics!  This is a TO-92 package version, with...

SF-COM-13951

This is the 2N5191G, an NPN silicon transistor. This little transistor can help in your project by being used to help drive large loads or amplifying or switching applications. The 2N5191G is specifically rated at 60V and 4A max.

SF-DD-14297

The L293DNE is a PTH quadruple, high-current, half-H driver IC. These ICs have been designed to provide bidirectional drive currents of up to 600mA at voltages from 4.5V to 36V. The L293DNE can drive inductive loads such as relays, solenoids, DC and bipolar stepping motors, as...

AF-453

When you need some help driving a lot of LEDs, the MAX7219 is the best friend you could hope for. Many of us know that if you want to control a lot of LEDs, you'll want to use multiplexing, a technique that lets you control 64 LEDs (say) with only 16 pins (8x8). The annoying t...

AF-450

Add lots more outputs to a microcontroller system with chainable shift registers. These chips take a serial input (SPI) of 1 byte (8 bits) and then output those digital bits onto 8 pins. You can chain them together so putting three in a row with the serial output of one plugge...

SF-COM-10953

The MMA8452Q is a smart low-power, three-axis, capacitive MEMS accelerometer with 12 bits of resolution. This accelerometer is packed with embedded functions with flexible user programmable options, configurable to two interrupt pins. Embedded interrupt functions allow for ove...

$20.48
SF-COM-12906

The ATMega2561 is one of Atmel’s low-power 8-bit AVR RISC-based microcontrollers. This SMD microcontroller features 256KB self-programming flash program memory, 8KB SRAM, 4KB EEPROM, 54 general purpose I/O pins, 8-channel 10-bit A/D-converter, and JTAG interface for on-chip-de...

SF-COM-00299

Texas Instruments CD74HC4067 16-Channel multiplexer. What can you do with it? How about taking an analog to digital reading from 16 devices with only 1 ADC channel and 4 control pins. That’s right, 16 for the price of 5! 24-Pin SSOP package. Works great with our 28-Pin SSOP to...

SF-COM-11025

VS1063 is an easy-to-use, versatile encoder, decoder and codec for a multitude of audio formats. They can be hard to get hold of but we’ve got them!

SF-COM-00306

Analog Devices Thermocouple Type-K Amplifier. Attach a thermocouple, 5V power, and a decoupling capacitor and you’ve got 10mV/C output! Perfect for high temperature application. The 10mV/C analog output interfaces nicely with 10-bit ADCs found on many types of microcontrollers.

SF-SEN-12566

This tiny little guy is the ALS-PT19, an SMD ambient light sensor that is much smaller than the standard TEMT6000. The ALS-PT19 is capable of taking a voltage supply range of 2.5V to 5.5V and also functions as an NPN transistor. If you are looking for a small and easy to use l...

AF-735

Most of our customers love using the Arduino for prototyping, design and invention but find themselves stuck when trying to connect the Arduino to the latest sensors, displays, controllers, interfaces, etc. as they are almost all 3.3V logic these days. We try to solve this pro...

AF-732

Add another 16 pins to your microcontroller using a MCP23017 port expander. The MCP23017 uses two i2c pins (these can be shared with other i2c devices), and in exchange gives you 16 general purpose pins. You can set each of 16 pins to be input, output, or input with a pullup. ...

AF-3428

A voltage detector is handy for projects where you want to make sure your microcontroller doesn't run at a low voltage. For example, say you have a Feather Huzzah running on a lipoly battery every few minutes. Eventually the battery runs down, and goes below 3.3V, so the volta...

SF-COM-11107

The Texas Instruments MSP430 family of ultralow-power microcontrollers consist of several devices featuring different sets of peripherals targeted for various applications. The architecture, combined with five low power modes is optimized to achieve extended battery life in po...

AF-1564

This adorable little DIP chip has a megabyte of flash storage.

AF-976

Transistors are powerful little electronic switches, and when our little NPN transistors aren't power enough for your project, we have been known to use these beefy TIP120 Darlington transistors.

AF-970

Bring in some muscle to your output pins with 8 mighty Darlingtons! This DIP chip contains 8 drivers that can sink 500mA from a 50V supply and has kickback diodes included inside for driving coils.

SF-COM-09265

The ADXL335 is a small, thin, low power, complete 3-axis MEMS accelerometer with signal conditioned voltage outputs. The product measures acceleration with a minimum full-scale range of ±3 g. It can measure the static acceleration of gravity in tilt-sensing

$1.54
SF-COM-09273

This is a common 555 timer/oscillator from TI. A classic for all of those first year circuits projects where you need to blink an LED, generate tone, and thousands of other great beginning projects. Google around for a huge list of resources and example projects.