How to Spot a Fake Arduino

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

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Arduino’s Massimo Banzi wrote a lengthy piece on the Arduino blog describing the organization’s challenges with fakes, clones, derivatives, and Kickstarter name-droppers. If you want a clear and authoritative explanation of the pitfalls and advantages of being open source, this is it.

[via HaD]