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March 6, 2011 AT 1:29 pm

Computerless Arduino for under $50

Computerless Arduino for under $50

Here’s a fun hack we’ve been experimenting with — a computerless Arduino! It’s small, inexpensive, and doesn’t require a computer to change the code, so you can take it with you and make awesome things anywhere.

The Computerless Arduino consists of two major components; an Arduino-compatible microcontroller loaded with a realtime code interpreter, and a stand-alone 5 button LCD display to display port values and manipulate code. The display can be connected to the Arduino via a 4-pin port at any time to peek at In/Out values, view the current code, and make changes as desired.

Thanks Michael!


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2 Comments

  1. Amazing

  2. So these guys are on their way to inventing the handheld programmable calculator!

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