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PIC man wants to buy a arduino !

Discussion in 'Arduino' started by granddad, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. granddad

    granddad Active Member

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    Had this idea to give my 12y grandson an arduino to try to prize him off his game pad stuff , a sort of challenge " make the LED flash " dont want to spend much (GBP) also system not to confusing just a usb plug and some free sw would be good (he has laptop).... as I am usually playing PIC24 I need some guidance Please.
     
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    MikeMl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I recently have done several projects based on the Uno. I bought an "official" one from Sparkfun (USA Distributor), and then several clones from FleaBay. Seamless equivalency...
     
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    Or order them from http://www.banggood.com/ - nice and cheap there as well.
     
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    Thanks ETO's , I presume they have some i/o port with a led on ... will check them out... Be nice if he took some interest in something other than a pixel monster ! Cheers.
     
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    Thanks again for guidance I got grandson an official Arduino Micro 5v off A****n ( Cool components supplied in 3Days) at reasonable price I have saved IDE and files from the arduino site on USB mem .... fingers crossed.
     

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