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SparkFun Inventor’s Kit – V3.3


SparkFun Inventor’s Kit – V3.3


SKU: ARDK-005 - Mfg Part Number: KIT-12060


Please Note: Due to an issue with the injection mold machine that produces the carrying case for the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit, these kits do not include a carrying case. For the time being these kits will be sold in one of SparkFun’s trademark red boxes. The price has been dropped $10.00 CAD to reflect this!

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language. The SIK includes everything you need to complete 16 circuits that will teach you how to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more. You don’t need any previous programming or electronics experience to use this kit.

The full-color SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Guidebook (included) contains step by step instructions of how to connect each circuit with the included parts. Full example code is provided and explained and even includes troubleshooting tips if something goes wrong.

The kit does not require any soldering and is recommended for beginners ages 10 and up. As of April 18th, 2017 we are now shipping Version 3.3 of this kit. This version is identical to Version 3.2 aside from a small manufacturing change to the included SparkFun Redboard.

Circuit Examples:
•Circuit 1: Blinking an LED
•Circuit 2: Reading a Potentiometer
•Circuit 3: Driving a RGB LED
•Circuit 4: Driving Multiple LEDs
•Circuit 5: Push Buttons
•Circuit 6: Reading a Photo Resistor
•Circuit 7: Reading a Temperature Sensor
•Circuit 8: Driving a Servo Motor
•Circuit 9: Using a Flex Sensor
•Circuit 10: Reading a Soft Potentiometer
•Circuit 11: Using a Buzzer
•Circuit 12: Driving a Motor
•Circuit 13: Using Relays
•Circuit 14: Using a Shift Register
•Circuit 15: Using an LCD
•Circuit 16: Simon Says

Included Parts:
•SparkFun RedBoard
•Arduino and Breadboard Holder
•SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Guidebook
•White Solderless Breadboard
•Carrying Case
•SparkFun Mini Screwdriver
•16×2 White on Black LCD (with headers)
•74HC595 Shift Register
•2N2222 Transistors
•1N4148 Diodes
•DC Motor with Gear
•Small Servo Motor
•SPDT 5V Relay
•TMP36 Temp Sensor
•Flex sensor
•Softpot (Soft Potentiometer)
•6' SparkFun USB Cable
•Assorted Jumper Wires
•Photocell (Light Sensor)
•Tri-color LED
•Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green LEDs
•Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green Tactile Buttons
•10K Trimpot
•Piezo Speaker
•Big 12mm Buttons
•330 and 10K Resistors


  • Includes full color guidebook
  • Great for ages 10 and up!
  • No soldering required
  • Includes carrying case


Driver Installation:

SparkFun Inventors Kit – Guide:

SparkFun Inventors Kit – Example Code:

FTDI Drivers:

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SKU: ARDK-005.
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