Arduino Basics

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Arduino Basics
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Date May 8 2012

JD is holding a Arduino Basics workshop! Arduino is an open source microcontroller platform that allows you to combine actuators, sensors and the logic that controls them on a single platform. Their website is ... Come out to learn the basics or to help those of us who are learning! Arduinos are a lot of fun and working with them will be sure to get creative ideas flowing!


Here are some things to bring if you have them:

  1. Arduino(s) (there should be plenty to go around)
  2. A laptop
  3. A multimeter

If you're bringing a laptop be sure to install the arduino software before hand: ... This software will allow you to upload a control program to any arduino microcontroller.


This is a popular topic so we have regular microcontroller meetings on the first Tuesday of every month. Everyone is welcome (beginners to experts) and if you want specific instruction or help with a project, come on by and ask.

Android Uno with Motion sensor