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Build Your Own Diavolino (Arduino clone)!

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Makers' Alliance (at The Dealership)

3558 Lee Road

Shaker Heights, OH 44120

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UPDATE: Due to predicted bad weather on the 13th, we're postponing this until January 20th.

Build Your Own Arduino (clone) Workshop

Ages 18+

Instructor: Sam Harmon (+others)

Class limit: 5 students

Cost: $20 (+optional USB-Serial - see below)

This is a workshop to build your own Arduino-compatible prototyping board, the EMSL Diavolino. The Diavolino is a low-cost DIY clone of the Arduino Duemilanove board intended for teaching electronics and soldering. The kit includes a 3xAA battery pack for power.

The workshop will cover the basics of soldering, assembly of the board, testing it for basic functionality, and writing & uploading a simple sketch (program) or two onto the board.

Bringing your own laptop is not required but might be helpful, especially if you wish to go further in your Arduino exploration. Installing the Arduino software from https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software onto your computer ahead of time will be very helpful if you are bringing your own computer. If you are running Microsoft Windows, you should also install the FTDI serial drivers at http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm

USB-Serial note: We will have a number of FTDI USB-serial adapters available for use to program your Diavolino at the space. Purchasing one is not required for the workshop, but if you want to do more Arduino programming on your own, you will probably want to get one. We may have a limited number available for sale at the workshop ($5), or you can pick one up at Micro Center for $8: http://www.microcenter.com/product/486570/FTDI_Adapter_USB_Controller

No previous electronics/soldering/programming experience needed.

Note: Our space is in the FAR BACK of the Dealership building. Please enter through the back door and pass through the Tunnel Vision Hoops area.

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3558 Lee Road

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