Arduino microcontroller boards are perfectly suited to a postapocalyptic world. They’re robust, they’re reliable, and they use very little power. If you’re new to Arduino, this appendix will get you started with this great little board so you can begin to make your end-of-the-world preparations now and greatly enhance your chances of survival.
WHAT IS AN ARDUINO?
There are various types of Arduino board, but by far the most common is the Arduino Uno, and this is the one used for all the projects in this book (see Figure C-1).