[Noisebridge-discuss] Arduino Buying Tips?
Gian Pablo Villamil
gian.pablo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 14:54:13 UTC 2011
All of the "large board" Arduinos connect via a regular USB cable. The
Arduino Nano connects via a USB Mini cable. The Arduino Mini, the Mini
Pro and several of the clones require a USB-serial adapter of some
kind, usually FTDI cable or something like the Sparkfun dongle.
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 1:58 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mitch already has Boarduinos for sale, so you can conveniently get one
> Monday night. Miloh also has one or two inexpensive "prolific hookup"
> cables that he may part with that are less expensive than the FTDI
> usb-to-serial cables. Whatever arduino or clone you go with, you'll
> need some sort of usb-to-serial cable to program it.
> On 2/21/2011 1:52 AM, Jared Dunne wrote:
>> Hi All-
>> Any warnings or tips for a first time Arduino buyer?
>> I was currently considering either the Arduino UNO or Arduino
>> Duemilanove w/ ATmega328. They seem like the most ubiquitous options.
>> I like that there are all sorts of shields designed for them. I like
>> that I can just use a standard USB cable for power/programming. I
>> don't have any specific project requirements, but I'd like something
>> that is versatile enough, so I will be able to use it for a variety of
>> ideas without hitting too many limitations.
>> Does it matter if I get the newer UNO versus the Duemilanove
>> ATmega328? Is there something altogether different I should be
>> I have considered the Boarduino/Volksduino kit but would prefer
>> something I can start hacking with out of the box.
>> Thanks in advance for any advice!
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