09a. Your Arduino Kit

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Your Arduino kits have been designed and provided by Ben Peoples of BirdBrain Labs, Pittsburgh’s very own travelling Arduino salesman. The kits consist of a Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit base, along with a small handful of extra goodies. The total cost will be just about exactly $100:

Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit (SIK):

Birdbrain Labs Enhancements:

  • 0.5” Diameter FSR
  • Tilt ball switch
  • Slide Potentiometer w/ leads & Knob
  • 1:120 Gearhead motor w/ 3mm D-shaft & leads
  • 2-position toggle switch (On-On) with leads
  • Hall Effect Sensor
  • Nice potentiometer
  • Big Red Button
  • (2) 12” M-F 1×6 Extensions
  • (3) 20” alligator clips
  • TIP120 5A Transistor

Teaching Kit Enhancements:

  • 3-axis Analog Accelerometer w/ headers installed
  • Sharp IR distance sensor
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