Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Ultimate Microcontroller Pack w/Arduino + Voice Shield + EZ Expander + RTC Breakout

We’re giving away amazing kits from our new Make: Ultimate Kit Guide EVERY DAY — thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, including MakerBots!

To celebrate the release of our latest publication, the Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 (and its companion website), we’re giving away at least one of the cool kits reviewed in the issue each day during the holiday season.

This giveaway is for a pile of Arduino fun! It includes the Ultimate Microcontroller Pack w/Arduino, Voice Shield, EZ-Expander Shield, and an RTC Breakout Board (a combined value of $219!) If you’ve ever wanted to get into Arduino, this is the kit for you! Just imagine all the great project you can build! Have something in mind? Tell us in the comments!

Like all our giveaways, these kits are reviewed in our Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 and reviewed on the companion website:

Ultimate Microcontroller Pack review on Make: Kits
Voice Shield review on review on Make: Kits
EZ-Expander review on Make: Kits
RTC Breakout review on Make: Kits

To be eligible for today’s giveaway, all you have to do is leave a comment below in this post. The entry period for today’s prize will be until 11:59pm PST tonight. We’ll choose one person at random, you’ll be notified by email, and you’ll have 48 hours to respond. The Winners List is kept on the Giveaway landing page. That’s it! No purchase necessary or anything else to do. Please leave only one comment per post. You can enter as many giveaways as you like until you win. This giveaway is for US residents only. You also must be 18 years old to enter (Kids: Ask your parents to enter). See the Kit-A-Day Giveaway landing page for full sweepstakes details and Official Rules.

Important Note: If you enter this drawing, when it’s over, please check the place where you registered to comment (eg. Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter). Some people are winning these kits and then not responding when we send them a message using the available means of contacting them. We want to make sure you get your giveaway!

1,872 thoughts on “Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Ultimate Microcontroller Pack w/Arduino + Voice Shield + EZ Expander + RTC Breakout

  1. I have been meaning to start on my first Arduino project this month to make a wireless 4×17 RGB LED clock and ticker. Good luck, everyone!

  2. Ok, this one has serious drool factor.  Seems like a perfect combination – been looking for a good kit to get myself and my son started on our Arduino projects we want to do.

  3. If selected, I will use this to solve world hunger, create world peace and fix the economy……or at the very least have some fun with it.

  4. Me too. Me too…. I’ve been really wanting to get into Arduino and this would be great.  Notifier for when my clothes are done washing, automatic litter box.  Too much fun!

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  6. If I don’t get this hopefully I will get my second favorite thing – Peace on earth.  (No pressure) Happy Holidays

  7. With just a few extra pieces, I could turn this into a giant, rampaging, Godzilla monster! But that would be socially irresponsible.

  8. I would need an intro to arduino book to go with this, but definitely something I’m interested in! Please enter me.

  9. This would be great!. I’ve been out of practice for far too long and this would be a great way to get back into hacking/making. :-)