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Robot Builder's Bonanza, 4th Edition, 4th Edition by Gordon McComb

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Chapter 37Using the Arduino

Microcontrollers are now so commonplace that you have your pick of hundreds of makes and models, from the supersimple to the confoundedly complex. Somewhere in the middle is the Arduino, a small and affordable microcontroller development board that’s fast becoming something of a superstar.

What’s made the Arduino a darling of geeks the world over is this: both its hardware design and its software are open source. That means others are able to take the best ideas and improve on them, all without paying licensing fees. This has created something of a cottage industry of fans and third-party support.

In this chapter you’ll read about what the Arduino is and how to apply it to your robotics chores. Be sure to see the chapters ...

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