Readers/Scanners Sensors

SF-SEN-10266

Use this simple IR receiver for infrared remote control of your next project. With low power consumption and an easy to use package, it mates well with embedded electronics and can be used with common IR remotes.

SF-ROB-09454

This version of the QRE1113 breakout board features a digital output, using a capacitor discharge circuit to measure the amount of reflection. This tiny board is perfect for line sensing when only digital I/O is available, and can be used in both 3.3V and 5V systems.

SF-WRL-14147

Ever wanted to play with those newfangled RFID tags? Although it’s been around for a while, the technology has been extremely cost-prohibitive and difficult to implement without being an RF engineer. This affordable product opens the door for using RFID in your own projects!

SF-SEN-12617

Knowing where your robot is can be very important! The RedBot Wheel Encoder allows you to track the number of revolutions each wheel has made. This sensor works by detecting the movement of small teeth connected to a motor through the reflection of infrared light. By measuring...

SF-SEN-11769

The Line Follower sensor is an add-on for your RedBot that gives your robot the ability to detect lines or nearby objects. The sensor works by detecting reflected light coming from its own infrared LED. By measuring the amount of reflected infrared light, it can detect transit...

DF-FIT0374

INTRODUCTION

SF-DEV-10406

This board is an evaluation platform for the SM130 RFID module. It includes an XBee header, PCB trace antenna, and has the layout to be used as a shield for an Arduino. There is a small prototyping area as well. This board can also be used as an antenna to the SM130 RFID modul...

SF-SEN-09417

This is a simple, thumbnail-size RFID tag. These tags are great for sensing presence, identification, etc., and they’re small, so they can be easily sewn into clothing or inserted into enclosures. Each tag comes with a unique 32-bit ID code and is not reprogrammable. The carri...

SF-ROB-09453

This version of the QRE1113 breakout board features an easy-to-use analog output, which will vary depending on the amount of IR light reflected back to the sensor. This tiny board is perfect for line sensing applications and can be used in both 3.3V and 5V systems.

DF-FIT0314

NFC Tag (13.56MHz) is widely used in electronic locks or customer identification as well as other systems where a small and easy to carry tag is desired.The tag contains a NXP S50 chip and an antenna, and is passively powered by the reader/writer when placed a couple inches aw...

SF-SEN-11827

RFID (radio-frequency identification) is the wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields, for the purposes of identifying and tracking tags attached to objects. This is the ID-12LA, a very simple to use RFID reader module from ID Innovations. With a buil...

SF-BOB-09322

A simple breakout PCB for the GP1A57HR photo interrupter (also known as a photogate, photodiode, or phototransistor). This PCB has three connections for PWR, GND, and Signal.

SF-SEN-11319

This is a basic RFID tag that functions within the MIFARE Classic® 1K guidelines. You can use these for all sorts of identification and sensing applications. The tag also has 1K of data storage which can be read and written from a compatible device. Check the related products ...

DF-FIT0321

As a fan of Near Field Communications(NFC), a set of short-range wireless technologies, typically requiring a distance of 10cm or less, for two devices such as smartphones or the similar things very close to each other to establish communication, I'm sure you can't wait to hav...

SF-SEN-00246

This sensor uses an infrared emitted diode combined with an infrared phototransistor to detect the reflected infrared signal. Ideal for sensing black-to-white transitions or can be used to detect nearby objects (.5-1cm).

SF-SEN-10126

The SMB130 is a 28 pin DIP module that includes all necessary components for a 13.56 MHz RFID MIFARE®, aside from a PCB antenna.

DF-FIT0373

INTRODUCTION

DF-SEN0160

This Electronic Arduino Weight Sensor is able to detect 1kg weight. It based on HX711, a precision 24-bit analog-to-digital converter designed for weight scale and industrial control applications to interface directly with a bridge sensor.

SF-SEN-14066

The SparkFun Simultaneous RFID Reader is an Arduino-compatible board to get you started with the M6E Nano UHF RFID Reader. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is becoming popular everywhere for tracking practically everything. Whether you want to get started by adding an RF...

SF-WRL-14151

Ever wanted to play with those newfangled RFID tags? Although it’s been around for a while, the technology has been extremely cost-prohibitive and difficult to implement without being an RF engineer. This affordable product opens the door for using RFID in your own projects!

AF-1203

Decode nearly any kind of 1D (striped) barcode in your project using this adorable compact barcode scanner.

AF-1202

Decode nearly any kind of 1D (striped) barcode in your project using this adorable compact barcode scanner.

AF-854

Decode what's hidden on your credit cards, or use it for an access system - this mag-stripe card reader can decode the two most common tracks used, #1 and #2! We like this small and easy to use mag-stripe reader for being so microcontroller-friendly.

AF-853

Decode what's hidden on your credit cards, or use it for an access system - this mag-stripe card reader can decode all three tracks! We like this small and easy to use mag-stripe reader for being so microcontroller-friendly.

SF-SEN-13835

The SST Liquid Level Sensor provides single point liquid detection via a TTL compatible push/pull output. This optical liquid level sensor features a miniature design that allows for installation in areas where space is limited. Thanks to its minimal solid state design, this s...

SF-SEN-11828

RFID (radio-frequency identification) is the wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields, for the purposes of identifying and tracking tags attached to objects. This is the ID-20LA, a very simple to use RFID reader module from ID Innovations. With a buil...

SF-SEN-09963

The SparkFun RFID USB Reader is a simple to use, USB to serial base unit for the ID-3LA, ID-12LA, and ID-20LA readers. Simply plug a reader into the headers and attach a miniUSB cable. Open a terminal program of your choice at 9600bps 8N1, then scan your 125kHz ID tag and the ...

SF-SEN-11862

RFID (radio-frequency identification) is the wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields, for the purposes of identifying and tracking tags attached to objects. This is the ID-3LA, a very simple to use RFID reader module from ID Innovations. The only hol...

SF-SEN-00241

Side-looking Infrared Emitters and IR Detectors. These simple devices operate at 940nm and work well for generic IR systems including remote control and touch-less object sensing. Using a simple ADC on any microcontroller will allow variable readings to be collected from the d...

SF-SEN-10127

This is a basic RFID tag that functions within the MIFARE Classic® 1K guidelines. You can use these for all sorts of identification and sensing applications. The tag also has 1K of data storage which can be read and written from a compatible device. Check the related products ...