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Arduino Essentials by Francis Perea

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What you need for this book

To work on all the projects shown throughout the book, you will need an Arduino board with its USB cable and a computer running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux to program your board.

For the electronics circuits that will be built, a breadboard, some jumpers, and an assortment of the most common electronic components will be required.

The complete list of components used all along the different projects is as follows:

  • A bunch of resistors
  • Some LEDs
  • Diodes and small transistors
  • Switches and push buttons
  • An optocoupler or optical switch
  • A photocell
  • A buzzer or small speaker
  • Some potentiometers
  • A thermistor
  • A servomotor

Regarding previous knowledge, there is no need to know how to program because projects come with the entire code ready ...

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