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[DPRG] Arduino I/O Board

Subject: [DPRG] Arduino I/O Board
From: Dodd Gatsos dgatsos at hotmail.com
Date: Mon Dec 1 23:49:06 CST 2008

Dale, DLC,
 
Thanks for the input.  Have to agree with you on the price.  The next closest board I was looking at was I think around $140.  I found the Arduino board on the maker site for I think $36!  Even if it was difficult it's still worth buyin and tryin.
 
-Dodd> Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 22:27:47 -0600> From: dale at dalewheat.com> To: dgatsos at hotmail.com> CC: dprglist at dprg.org> Subject: Re: [DPRG] Arduino I/O Board> > Dodd,> > It's both useful and easy to use! There's a lot of things that work with the > Arduino these days and more on the way. It's a gentle introduction to > microcontrollers if you haven't any experience in that area yet but there's > nothing to keep you from doing almost anything you like if you're already an > embedded developer.> > The 3pi robots I have from Pololu are "Arduino compatible" in that the > programming interface works just about the same, even if they are physically > dissimilar.> > Doug Emes of the DPRG picked up an Arduino board at the Austin Maker Faire this > year but I don't know how far he's gone with it yet.> > I keep wanting to buy one and some other doodads for it but keep getting > distracted by other projects, it seems like.> > For the price, you can't go wrong. Take the plunge!> > > Thanks,> > Dale Wheat> > (972) 486-1317> (877) DALE WHEAT> http://dalewheat.com> > > Dodd Gatsos wrote:> > > > I have been looking around for a good I/O board to interface with my laptop for my robot project and happened to accidentally stubble across a reference to the Arduino Open Source Hardware project on Slashdot today. http://www.arduino.cc/. I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with this board/project and can comment on its usefulness/ease of use?> > > > Thanks> > -Dodd> > http://robododd.blogspot.com/> > > > _________________________________________________________________> > Get more done, have more fun, and stay more connected with Windows Mobile®. > > http://clk.atdmt.com/MRT/go/119642556/direct/01/> > > > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------> > > > _______________________________________________> > DPRGlist mailing list> > DPRGlist at dprg.org> > http://list.dprg.org/mailman/listinfo/dprglist
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