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Arduino BLINK Blueprints by Utsav Shah, Samarth Shah

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Before you start

After getting some understanding of Arduino UNO and IDE, there are a couple of things that you need to know before you dive into the world of Arduino.

Power supply

As mentioned in the Arduino UNO section, there are two ways you can power up your Arduino UNO. One is by using a USB cable connected to your computer and the second one is by a 12 V external power supply. Please make sure that you don't use a power supply greater than 20 volts as you will overpower and thereby destroy your Arduino Board. The recommended voltage for most Arduino models is between 6 and 12 volts.

Verifying connection

This is the last step before you write your "Hello World" program with your Arduino:

  1. Make sure you have selected Arduino UNO under the Tools ...

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