[Coco] Arduino question

Tony Cappellini cappy2112 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 23:19:09 EDT 2011

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From: "Frank Pittel" <fwp at deepthought.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 3:42:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] Arduino question


>>Can you recommend a good low cost (read cheap) dev/evaluation kit for the
Atmel chips?

I've just started using an ATMEGA328 for my first embedded project at work.
The development board I use is this


You can program it over USB, the software works on Window, OSX, and linux (a
little problematic on Linux).
The chips are $4-$6 in small quantities.

These little buggers are taking the world by storm.
They are showing up in projects for science fairs. The barriers to entry are
so minimal,
anyone can learn to program them.

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