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The Spark Makerspace

Igniting the imagination through cooperative learning

Arduino

Learn first-hand how to use Arduino, a tool that can transform the average desktop computer into a device that can interact with the physical world in a whole new way. Explore this cutting-edge technology with us and expand your software-writing horizons.

Kits and Boards

Adafruit ARDX v.1.3 Experimentation Kit (Multiple Copies)

Adafruit ARDX v.1.3 experimentation kit

Specifications and Info.

Included

  • 5mm diffused tri-color (RGB) LED (x1)
  • Force Sensing Resistor (FSR) for detecting touch and squeezing.
  • 5mm Red LEDs (x10)
  • 5mm Green LEDs (x10)
  • 10mm Blue LED (x1)
  • Toy DC Motor (x1)
  • Mini Servo Motor (x1)
  • 8-Bit Shift Register (74HC595) (x1)
  • Piezo Element (x1)
  • Pushbuttons (x2)
  • Potentiometer (10k) (x1)
  • Photo Resistor (x1)
  • Temperature Sensor (TMP36) (x1)
  • Relay (5v DPDT) (x1)
  • Transistors (P2N2222A) (x2)
  • Resistors (560 Ohm x25, 2.2k Ohm x3, 10k Ohm x3)
  • Diodes (1N4001) (x2)

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Arduino Esplora

Arduino Esplora

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: Game controller-shaped microcontroller board derived from the Arduino Leonardo. It has a number of built-in, ready-to-use sensors already on the board, for easy interaction. It's designed for people who want to get up and running with Arduino without having to learn about the electronics wiring first.
  • Info: Overview / Specifications |  Getting Started Guide

Included

  • Outputs: onboard sound and light outputs
  • Input Sensors: joystick, a slider, a temperature sensor, an accelerometer, a microphone, and a light sensor.
  • Connectors: Two Tinkerkit input and output connectors, and a socket for a color TFT LCD screen

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Arduino Uno boards (Multiple Copies)

Arduino Uno boards

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: Microcontroller board based on the ATmega328P (datasheet). It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs, a 16 MHz quartz crystal, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header and a reset button. It contains everything needed to support the microcontroller; simply connect it to a computer with a USB cable or power it with a AC-to-DC adapter or battery to get started.
  • Info:

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Intel Galileo Board (Multiple Copies)

Intel Galileo Board

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: Galileo is a microcontroller board based on the Intel® Quark SoC X1000 Application Processor, a 32-bit Intel Pentium-class system on a chip. It’s the first board based on Intel® architecture designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible with Arduino shields designed for the Uno R3.

Included

  • One item in case

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Arduino Mega 2560

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: The Mega 2560 is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega2560. It has 54 digital input/output pins (of which 15 can be used as PWM outputs), 16 analog inputs, 4 UARTs (hardware serial ports), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button. It contains everything needed to support the microcontroller; simply connect it to a computer with a USB cable or power it with an AC-to-DC adapter or battery to get started. The Mega 2560 board is compatible with most shields designed for the Uno and the former boards Duemilanove or Diecimila.​

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Breadboard (solderless)

 

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Arduino Starter Pack

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: This bundle is designed to get you started quickly and easily on your path of learning electronics. It's designed for everyone, even people with little or no electronics and programming experience. The starter pack has everything you need (except tools) to begin your Arduino journey!

Included

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Shields

Sensors

Looking for More Sensors?

You can use the Vernier Arduino Shield to connect to the Factory's scientific probeware, or you can use the littleBits Arduino module, perfboards, and proto modules to build you own sensors, connect to their input modules, etc.

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