Difference between revisions of "Getting started with Arduino"

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== When ==
== When ==

Revision as of 23:26, 30 March 2009

A workshop to get your Arduino talking to your computer. This is *NOT* a tutorial as such, but a time when a bunch of people who want to get going with Arduinos start doing it. If there are problems we can all work them out together.

You'll need a laptop, an arduino and a cable to connect it. There are a couple options but the one I know about is a USB to TTL serial cable. The docs on the arduino you select should discuss this. A breadboard will be handy for some arduino types but not for others.



The hard part! This will not be recurring which makes it a little easier... Need to give people time to order their arduinos if they don't already have one, so how about 2 weeks out at minimum. Let's try a table.

There's also a bunch of BoArduino kits available for people to build >> at Noisebridge. They're $17 each, and do everything an Arduino >> does, except you need a USB-TTL cable, which we also have for $19. >> (The upside of this is that you can dedicate a BoArduino to a >> project without wasting the USB interface that comes with Arduino.) >

Date & time number of YES's number of NO's
Mon April 13, 8AM (this is a straw man date) 0 1