Arduinos are relatively cheap, but sometimes you want something even cheaper. The answer: make your own Arduino. This tutorial helps you take your homemade Arduino, wire it up, and start your first project.
Here you will learn how to wire the Arduino clone up and how to start your first project. In this tutorial, I am working with a breadboardable ATMega Lite Dev Kit from SurplusGizmos.com, but this can apply to other Arduino clones, too, such as the Ardweeny kit in the Maker Shed.
Note: this tutorial is meant to be followed after you have soldered your Arduino clone together. Now, without further ado, let’s dive in!