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The MajorDecibel Project Review: “Adafruit: The Best Arduino Tutorials and Support”

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The MajorDecibel Project Review: Adafruit: The Best Arduino Tutorials and Support. The The MajorDecibel Project Review writes –

I thought I would write a quick tribute to Adafruit. This is one of those sites that I wasn’t aware of when I got started, but only found when searching for general tutorials on the internet. Adafruit is a supplier of some really cool kits, and some great parts. In fact, I may have to revise my previous posting to include this one.

While their parts selection may not be nearly as wide as say, RobotShop, and is by no means intended to compete with the likes of Mouser or Digi-Key (their business is geared to the hobbyist exclusively), they do a fine job. Where they do score a home run is in the support and clear level of care when it comes to the products that they do sell. Interested in buying an LED strip? Cool, you’re going to get a clear tutorial with that. That goes for most of the things they sell, with all the support you need in the forums, which are frequented by layada herself.

For these reasons, I strongly recommend that you check them out, and if you aren’t ready to buy just yet (but you will be), at the very least do yourself the favour they’ve done for you (still with me?) and check out their tutorials.

Thank you!


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  1. Keep up the excellent work 🙂

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