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Arduino, the most popular gadgets among electronic beginners, WHY?

Why is Arduino so popular?

One of the most important factors is that in 10 minutes you can code your first program such as let your LED to blink. Just plug your USB cable from your computer to Arduino, select the program from Arduino IDE which has built-in programs, upload the code, connect the circuit and Congratulation you have a running circuit.

There are a lot of tutorials which you can use online, that you don’t have to learn to code at the beginning. But for advanced people, you can get a variety of options.

Arduino is popluar
Easiest microcontroller to start with

 

What is Arduino and what you can do with it?

“At its core, the Arduino is a small, programmable microcontroller board that accepts and stores code from your computer capable of cool outcomes ranging from controlling lights to making music. The board, the programming language, and most projects you find online are open-source.

This means you can edit and use them to suit your own needs. Because it’s open-source, simple, and has a $25 price tag, Arduino has become a go-to tool for creating and sharing electronics-based DIY projects”.

Check this link to find unlimited projects you can do with Arduino.

Lifehacker, How can you start with Arduino?

 

I highly recommend this kit if you are just starting out with Arduino!

Here’s the parts list The Arduino Starter Kit contains:
1 x Arduino Projects Book
1 x Arduino UNO Rev 3 microcontroller
1 x USB cable
1 x Breadboard
1 x Easy-to-assemble wooden base
1 x 9V battery snap
70 x Solid core jumper wires
2 x Stranded jumper wires
6 x Photoresistors
3 x Potentiometers (10K ohm)
10 x Pushbuttons
1 x Temperature sensor
1 x Tilt sensor
1 x Alphanumeric LCD (16×2 character display)
1 x Bright white LED
1 x Multicolor RGB LED
8 x Red LEDs
8 x Green LEDs
8 x Yellow LEDs
3 x Blue LEDs
1 x Small DC motor (6/9V)
1 x Small servo motor
1 x Piezo capsule
1 x H-bridge motor driver
2 x Optocouplers
5 x Transistors
2 x Mosfet transistors
5 x 100nF capacitors
3 x 100uF capacitors
5 x 100pF capacitors
5 x Diodes
3 x Transparent gels (red, green, blue)
1 x 40 pin male header strip
20 x 220-ohm resistors
5 x 560-ohm resistors
5 x 1K ohm resistors
5 x 4.7K ohm resistors
10 x 10K ohm resistors
5 x 1M ohm resistors
5 x 10M ohm resistors

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Hamoudi
I’m an electrical engineer and a part-time blogger. I love to Play around with electronic parts (build small robots of any kind). I try to post information that can help others.

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