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Basic Arduino Class

This class is a basic introduction to physical computing with Arduino.

To keep things simple and explain things at length, we have limited the number of topics in this class to the very basics. Our goal is to cover less material than any previous Arduino class in the history of electronics. Sign up for this class if that sounds appealing to you.

Some experience with electronics, programming, or both, is useful, but not required.

You will learn:

• How to connect the Arduino to your computer

• How to blink an LED

• How to read input from a pushbutton and a thermistor

• How to approach more advanced topics and attach other sensors and actuators

The class fee includes a parts kit with an Arduino compatible board and all the other parts you need. You MUST bring a laptop running Windows, Linux or Mac OS X that is capable of running Arduino. No refunds will be given if you forget a laptop.

You may bring a guest, who will not receive a parts kit.

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  • Guan Y.

    Introductory electronics:

    Charles Platt, Encyclopedia of Electronic Components
    Charles Platt, Make: Electronics

    More on Arduino:

    The Arduino playground
    Massimo Banzi, Getting Started with Arduino
    Joshua Noble, Programming Interactivity (on how to integrate PC and Arduino based designs)

    This class comes with lifetime support (offer expires when the first person to take the class dies ;-)). You can always email me ([masked]), or ask on the general Hack Manhattan list ( It can be high traffic. One way to deal with that is to send questions directly to [masked] and then monitor replies at

    Feel free to ask specific questions about a problem or general ones about a project idea.


    December 10, 2013

  • Guan Y.

    We have some intercom/buzzer problems that are supposed to be fixed by the time you get here. But in case they are not, the phone at the space is[masked]

    December 9, 2013

  • Guan Y.

    Hi everyone,

    Remember to bring a laptop to the class tonight. If you can, try to install Arduino before you arrive:


    December 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    hey any chance you can have an arduino workshop on a day other than monday?

    November 23, 2013

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