An Introduction to the Arduino

If you have a friend or relative who has been asking “what’s an Arduino?” You can point them here. They’ll get an overview of what it is and what’s possible with it.

Get the kit mentioned in this video: http://www.makershed.com/Getting_Started_with_Arduino_Kit_V3_0_p/msgsa.htm&Click=37845

Duration : 0:4:26


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25 thoughts on “An Introduction to the Arduino

  1. Or just take, learn …
    Or just take, learn some C? or C++ then buy a programmer, solder it up and just program chip without any arduino stuff.

  2. What is an Arduino …
    What is an Arduino suitable for beginner to intermediate programmers? I know how to program a microcontroller, but I would? like to learn more.

  3. I asked my dad to …
    I asked my dad to get one for my b’day 10 days from now!? 😀

  4. As I’ve seen… To …
    As I’ve seen… To clarify, I’d want to learn more about the architecture of the AVR chip. ? Ideally in a video format(take the clue makemag!)….

  5. Arduino is open? …
    Arduino is open? source, you can build your own and plans are readily available online.

  6. I’d recommend …
    I’d recommend learning Python for 2-3 days, then try the Arduino? language.

  7. It’s okay :)? It’s …
    It’s okay :)? It’s just that i’ve been corrected for the same mistake so many times that it annoys me…

  8. i went to school …
    i went to school and learned how to program and use microcontrollers, and then later on arduino came? around and i had no idea what it was or how it worked. and now it’s literally everywhere, you even see arduinos being using in classrooms

  9. I’m building a RC …
    I’m building a RC Airplane, controlled by a Arduino via Bluetooth. Anybody got a good idea for a Bluetooth? receiver?

  10. Your code’s wrong …
    Your code’s wrong or the port’s wrong. Can’t be much else. Read the debug status line at the bottom of the IDE. If you don’t know what the error codes are, you can Google them.?

  11. ok i uploaded a …
    ok i uploaded a code to my arduino and when i try? to upload another one it doesnt work?
    any suggestions

  12. What about Texas …
    What about Texas Instruments MSP430 LaunchPad? I’ve read it’s? Arduino alternative and a lot cheaper.

  13. But but but….. I …
    But but but….. I want to see the INTERNALS? of the Arduino… Specs dammit!

  14. arduino is for …
    arduino is for people that want? a proyect ASAP; if you want really develop as a electronic designer try the microchip family

  15. Arduinos are …
    Arduinos are awesome! I had one for a brain machine and now I’m using it for a Parallax? BOE-Bot. I’ll probably buy a Leonardo at some point for my next project.

  16. You can buy all? …
    You can buy all? you need to make your own printed circuit boards, micro mark for instance sells a kit with all you need but the computer and printer.

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