What is an Arduino?

Over the years Arduino has been the brain of thousands of projects, from everyday objects to complex scientific instruments. A worldwide community of makers - students, hobbyists, artists, programmers, and professionals - has gathered around this open-source platform, their contributions have added up to an incredible amount of accessible knowledge that can be of great help to novices and experts alike.

Unboxing and setting up the Arduino 101


SIK Experiment Guide for Arduino - V3.2 - 

This guide contains all the information you will need to explore the 16 circuits of the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for Arduino V3.2. At the center of this guide is one core philosophy - that anyone can (and should) play around with electronics. When you’re done with this guide, you’ll have the know-how to start creating your own projects and experiments. Now enough talking - let’s get inventing!

This guide is also available as a downloadable PDF, if you prefer. Click here for the download.

For Starter Kit for RedBoard - Programmed with Arduino users: For those who have Starter Kit for RedBoard - Programmed with Arduino, you are able to follow through experiments 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, and 11.