Hobby Projects - Insulation tester, LED Circuits, Meters.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Adafruit Industries - Unique DIY electronics

"Adafruit Industries is a small company that sells kits and parts for original, open source hardware electronics projects featured on ladyada.net as well as other cool open source tronix that I think are interesting and well-made.

Adafruit Industries - Unique DIY electronics

All the projects are redesigned specifically to make it easy for beginners to make: nicely silkscreened circuit boards, through-hole parts whenever possible, extra large solder pads, etc. For some kits, you can purchase just the circuit board. To save paper, the easy-to-follow-with-lotsa-pictures instructions are all available


  • Designed to plug into a breadboard for easy prototyping
  • Petite size, only 3" x 0.8" (75mm x 20mm)
  • All 'standard' pins are brought out - Digital 0 thru 13, Analog 0 thru 5, ARef, 5V, Ground, Vin and Reset
  • Chip comes preprogrammed with a "no-wait" Arduino bootloader 
  • 2 LEDs, green power and red "pin 13" just like the Arduino Diecimila
  • Available as a low cost kit with standard parts, so its never out of stock
  • All through-hole parts are easy to solder