Parallax believes in the genius in all of us. Whether a simple project or an intricate invention, we provide electronic hardware, software, and tutorials to amplify your potential. Equip your genius.

Parallax designs and manufactures two microcontrollers, the BASIC Stamp and Propeller chip. The BASIC Stamp, developed in 1992 is widely used by hobbyists, engineers, and students around the world. The multicore Propeller Chip, our newest chip, is gaining tremendous popularity. It is used in many industries including manufacturing, process control, robotics, automotive and communications. Hobbyists and Engineers alike are finding new uses for the Propeller chip every day.