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One of the best things about the Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack is that there’s a multitude of projects you can do without sourcing additional components. This variety makes it a great choice for both beginners and advanced users. The included MakerShield turns the Arduino into a great, compact learning platform. Learn or brush up your soldering skills assembling the MakerShield, then go through the associated projects to get a handle on how to use your new Arduino.

After you have a firm grasp, you can continue with other tutorials or experiment on your own. Don’t forget, this week we’re offering the Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack for $30 off. It’s like getting an Arduino for free! You can also get the same deal from select RadioShack stores near you.

Michael Castor

Michael Castor

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I’m a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.