Past Meetup

Arduino Basics - Start Making Your Own Electronic Gadgets

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Price: $75.00 /per person

Cape Cod Makerspace

204 Sisson Road Harwich Cultural Center Room 110 · Harwich, ma

How to find us

To find Room 110 walk straight down the hall until it turns left, then go to the last classroom on the left.

Location image of event venue


Join Cape Cod Makers for a 6 week class designed to get you started making your own electronic gadgets using the mighty Arduino microprocessor. This class is targeted at people with limited to no experience with electronics. The class is limited to those 16 years or older and all participants must sign a waiver.

What is included in the class?
* 6 two-hour class sessions with your instructors, Jesse Craig and Rodrigo Passos. Each session will include extensive hands-on lab time.
* An Arduino Starter Kit for you to keep. This kit includes all the parts you need to keep building even after the class is finished (batteries included). The kit also comes with excellent documentation and project tutorials to keep you Making.
* Continued support after the class. You can send us an e-mail or just stop by the makerspace during its public hours and we will help you overcome whatever roadblock you have run into.

When is the class?
The class will run every Wednesday, starting Aug. 8th, from 6pm - 8pm. The session dates are: Aug. 8th, Aug. 15th, Aug. 22nd, Aug. 29th, Sept. 5th, and Sept. 12th.

Where is the class?
The class will be held at the Cape Cod Makerspace inside the Harwich Cultural Center.

What do I need to bring?
All participants must bring a laptop (either Windows or Mac). If you are unable to provide a laptop please contact Cape Cod Makers at [masked] and we will attempt to assist you.

The Arduino Starter Kit includes the following:
Arduino UNO R3 x1
Carrying Case x1
Prototyping Shield x1
Jumper Cables M/M x30
Jumper Cables F/M x10
Resistor 220R x20
Resistor 4.7K x20
Resistor 10K x20
Resistor 1K x20
5mm LED x10
IR Receiver Diode x1
Mini Push Button x4
Ambient Light Sensor x1
Tilt Switch Sensor x1
8-Segment LED x1
LM35 Temperature Sensor x1
Relay x1
Buzzer x1
Fan x1
130 Motor x1
10K Potentiometer x3
Micro Servo x1
Mini Controller (with CR2025 battery inside) x1
6 x AA Battery Holder x1
400 Tie Point Interlocking Solderless Breadboard x1