Appendix A. Parts

Finding parts for projects can be quite a challenge. In this appendix, you will find sources for the parts used in the book as well as extra useful information such as pinout diagrams for some components.


There are now many electronic component suppliers that cater to the maker and electronics hobbyist. Some of the most popular are listed in Table A-1.

You will find that most of the suppliers listed here sell the Arduino Uno R3 and Raspberry Pi 2 model B recommended in this book.

Adafruit’s Arduino experimenter kit (product ID 170) and Sparkfun Arduino Inventor’s kit (KIT-11227) are both a good way to get started with a basic selection of components and an Arduino. The MonkMakes Basic Components Pack has most of ...

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