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Welcome to Arduino

Welcome to Arduino

A brief talk introducing the Arduino microcontroller to the Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Kenosha & Racine on August 15th, 2017.

Pete Prodoehl

August 15, 2017
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  1. Welcome to Arduino
    Pete Prodoehl
    Milwaukee Makerspace

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  2. Hello!
    • Pete Prodoehl
    • Maker / Artist / Designer
    • Milwaukee Makerspace
    • Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
    • Maker Faire Milwaukee
    • UWM PCOMP
    • Technical Editor
    • Arduino for Beginners
    • Robot Builder

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  3. What is Arduino?
    Arduino is an open-source
    electronics prototyping
    platform based on flexible,
    easy-to-use hardware and
    software. It's intended for
    artists, designers,
    hobbyists, and anyone
    interested in creating
    interactive objects or
    environments.

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  4. What Can They Do?
    • 3D Printers
    • CNC Machines
    • Drones
    • Robots
    • Automation
    • Toys
    • Exhibits
    • Physical Computing

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  5. What Can’t They Do?
    • No (desktop) operating system
    • No keyboard
    • No mouse
    • No high-resolution display
    • No software

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  6. The First Sketch

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  7. The First Sketch

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  8. The First Sketch

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  9. The First Sketch

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  10. Make Some Connections
    • Buttons
    • Switches
    • Potentiometers
    • Sensors
    • LEDs / Lights
    • DC Motors
    • Stepper Motors
    • Servo Motors

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  11. Make Some Connections

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  12. Projects
    (and Products)

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  13. Where to Buy
    • Adafruit // adafruit.com
    • SparkFun // sparkfun.com
    • Amazon // amazon.com
    • eBay // ebay.com
    • Seeed Studio // seeedstudio.com
    • Pololu // pololu.com
    • PJRC // pjrc.com

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  14. Where to Learn
    • Arduino // arduino.cc
    • Adafruit // learn.adafruit.com
    • SparkFun // learn.sparkfun.com
    • Instructables // instructables.com
    • YouTube // youtube.com
    • Books, user groups, makerspaces,
    etc…

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  15. Thanks
    See you at Maker Faire!
    Wisconsin Expo Center
    State Fair Park
    Sept 23 & 24, 2017

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