SparkFun TinkerKit for MATLAB

MATLAB Version of the SparkFun TinkerKit Experiment Guide
Updated 21 Jun 2019

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This zip archive includes ten Arduino with MATLAB tutorials using the SparkFun TinkerKit ( The interactive tutorials are built using the MATLAB live script (.mlx) format and include wiring diagrams, example code, explanations, and suggestions for further exploration. No prior experience with MATLAB, computer programming, or Arduino required.

This material is used to teach Introductory MATLAB Programming in a 100-level engineering course at Whatcom Community College.

These tutorials are adapted to MATLAB from tutorials published by Sparkfun ( and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 Unported License.

Cite As

Eric Davishahl (2024). SparkFun TinkerKit for MATLAB (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Version Published Release Notes

This update responds to recent changes in the SparkFun TinkerKit components and tutorial circuits. It also includes additional explanations for MATLAB specific commands and improved scaffolding of concepts compared to previous versions.

Minor modifications to "Go Further" challenge in Experiment 10.

Edited description to include information about Creative Commons license.

minor edits and mlx filenames updated with experiment numbers