Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting Started w/Arduino Kit V3.0and Getting Started w/Arduino Book 2nd Ed

Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting Started w/Arduino Kit V3.0and Getting Started w/Arduino Book 2nd Ed

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 one of the cool kits reviewed in the issue each day during the holiday season.

Today’s item is our extremely popular Getting Started with Arduino Kit V3.0 and the new 2nd edition of the Getting Started with Arduino book (combined $80 value). Here’s Make: Labs intern Tyler Moskowite’s review from the Guide:

The world of Arduino microcontrollers can be a challenge to break into — but not if you’re equipped with this kit, which includes all of the hardware you need to work through each of the experiments in Getting Started with Arduino, the popular introductory book by Arduino project co-founder Massimo Banzi. To make it even easier, all of the components are solder-free, except for the DC plug and battery pack – just plug, play, and learn. Not only does the book go over all of the Arduino’s features, it also gives a good overview of basic electronics. After completing this kit, I found myself ready to take on all sorts of physical computing projects.

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.

Day 1 and 2 Giveaways: The winner of the Day 1 MakerBot giveaway was James Garrett. As you can imagine, he’s very excited. Congrats, James! Winner of Day 2 has been notified. They have 48 hours to respond.

1,386 thoughts on “Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting Started w/Arduino Kit V3.0and Getting Started w/Arduino Book 2nd Ed

  1. John Kicklighter says:

    This would be nice to have.

  2. Colin Aubrey says:

    Pick me!!

  3. Anonymous says:


  4. Anonymous says:

    That would be fun

  5. Robert says:

    I just started playing with an arduino, 3 months ago, great toy. Would love another for Christmas

  6. Ken Simon says:

    I’m in.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Been wanting these books

  8. Dave Fallon says:

    I’m in! :) Let’s do this.

  9. Daniel Chiles says:

    I want it

  10. Jay says:

    Great learning opportunity!

  11. Arlington Trombley says:

    I would enjoy learning arduino with my kids. 

  12. Kevin McClure says:


  13. Steven says:

    count me in

  14. Dan Price says:

    Go Go Arduino!

  15. Andrew H says:


  16. Dave Bourgeau says:

    I agree with Arlington – this would be fun to work on with the kids.

  17. Benjamin Huelsbergen says:

    Nice way to kick off the Holidays! Thanks!

  18. Harvey Summers says:

    Oh, Good! I already have the books.If I win the kit, all I need is time. Don’t suppose that’s part of the prize?

  19. Matthew Scott says:

    Pick me!

  20. Tony Rao says:

    hello baby!!!!

  21. Chris Dillon says:

    This is why the people at MAKE are awesome.

  22. Andrew Fish says:

    Love arduino!

  23. Mike Blasberg says:


  24. Daniel Allen says:

    And soon after I win…. Robot Overlords for everyone! 

    well…. this might deserve more thinking.

  25. Kevin Johnson says:

    In for five.

  26. Jon says:

    I really need to get started with Ardunio

  27. Raymond Gage says:

    Yes please!

  28. Anonymous says:


  29. Cathy McCaughan says:

    Boy teen would looove this.

  30. Anonymous says:

    Been wanting this exact kit for a while

  31. Anonymous says:

    Kung fu Awesome!

  32. Roger Romani says:


  33. Steve Delaney says:

    An excellent kit, I know several who would like this (including myself.)

  34. Joe Jza Esparza says:

    I don’t have enough arduinos.

  35. Molly Nowak says:

    My husband would love this!

  36. Jeremiah McCoy says:

    I actually have been thinking of picking of picking one of those kits up for a while now. I have some deeply geeky projects I would like to start experimenting with. 

  37. Glenn Langton says:


  38. Jess DeVries says:

    this would be a great kit to show students at the arduino workshop i’m teaching this spring!

  39. Bill Shocknesse says:

    Pick me!

  40. Anonymous says:

    I don’t have an Arduino yet so this would be a merry Christmas!

  41. Keith Schincke says:

    My one and only comment on this entry is included here.

  42. s hill says:

    my entry

  43. Anonymous says:

    hello. this is my entry.

  44. Anonymous says:

    I have a niece that is getting interested in robotics.  This would be a great xmas gift!

  45. Kamil Sindi says:

    Arduino is the best! Please make my dayino!

  46. Anonymous says:

    Hola make, good luck everyone.

  47. Ryan says:

    Sounds fun!

  48. Justin Waldfogel says:

    been wanting to learn arduino for awhile…this would be a great start!

  49. Anonymous says:

    Count me in!

  50. Brad Trotter says:

    I’d love one!

  51. Laurance A. Garetto says:

    I can imagine the fun I would have with this kit.

  52. Fred Stone says:

    Sign me up!

  53. Joshua Winslow says:

    great gift idea!

  54. Ted Stauffer says:

    A person can NEVER have too many Arduinos, in my opinion, and said person might as well be ME!

  55. Roy Rodan Weaver says:


  56. Anonymous says:

    Oh awesome! Who would not want one of these?

  57. thecolor says:


  58. Michael Martin says:

    I’m a huge fan of your kit’s. I’ve had a couple, wish I could have more :D

  59. Robert Gallop says:

    More free stuff, wish I’d got that MakerBot though!!

  60. Rahul G. says:

     Woo Arduino!!

  61. Anonymous says:

    Yes please.

  62. Anonymous says:

    Enter Me

  63. Anonymous says:

    Consider this my contest entry.

  64. Hannah Walsh says:

    That would be fantastic!

  65. Anonymous says:

    This would be great to power my chicken coupe door and lights!

  66. Brandon Prescott says:

    Christmas is coming early! I feel lucky.

  67. Anonymous says:


  68. PJ Perfetti says:


  69. John Schuch says:

    Happy Holidaze!

  70. GetMy Email says:

    Happy holidays!

  71. April Pettit Heilman says:

    It would be great if my “nerdy” little boys had something to keep them busy of the holiday break!

  72. Don Sanders says:

    roll the dice

  73. Anonymous says:

    Giveaway entry.

  74. Andy Rawson says:


  75. Steven Lorenz says:

    This looks like a great kit

  76. Bailey Mader says:

    I already have an Arduino, but this would be great to work with my sister or cousins on!

  77. Anonymous says:

    Awesome, I’ve been wanting to learn arduino

  78. Nathan Johnson says:

    Gotta Try:)

  79. skestes says:

    My voice is my passport, verify me.

  80. Dave Mueller says:


  81. Vineet Padia says:

    This would be great for my little brother!

  82. Kurt Schuff says:

    Yay Arduinos!!!!!!!

  83. Kevin Waugh says:

    good marketing :-)

  84. KB9ZWL says:

    Would like to learn more about Arduino.

  85. John Sackey says:

    If I don’t win this one I will be sadder than not winning those other ones!  But then I’ll go look at kitty pictures and things will be ok.

  86. Cari N says:

    Entering contest

  87. Eric Morris says:

    Cool giveaway!  I’ve been looking for a chance to get into Arduino, and this would certainly be an excellent one.

  88. RC says:

    Wow! Congrats to James for the MakerBot! Here’s hoping I can get my hands on that Arduino kit. Been wanting an Arduino for a couple of years now.

  89. Michael Campbell says:

    i need an arduino!!

  90. Charles Hobbs says:


  91. Patrick N says:

    Pick me!  Pick me! :)  Can’t wait!

  92. Alan Porter says:

    Nice toys. :-)

  93. Chris Mohler says:

    might keep me busy for a while…

  94. Brad Huffman says:

    OOOHH!!!  OOOHH!!  Pick me!  :)

  95. Randall Jessee says:

    This has to be Better Than a PowerBallTkt that always proclaims “sorry, Not a winner” I’m a MAKER and I’m READY 2 WIN !

  96. Anonymous says:

    I keep meaning to buy an arduino and that book, this would be awesome!

  97. Anonymous says:

    Yes! I love the Arduino and wanna win one of those kits!

  98. Steven Christensen says:

    looks like a fun kit

  99. Ben says:

    I could use this

  100. Eric M. Sullenberger says:

    I would love a second Arduino because I have too many projects that I want it to become permanent on.

  101. Calvin Leung says:

    I would like one of these, i have been watching Make for the past 4 years!!! 

  102. Anonymous says:


  103. Anonymous says:


  104. Anonymous says:

    Oh, man, I’ve been drooling over this Andruino stuff for about a month now & with work the way it’s been, I’ve not been able to afford any of it. Puh….leeeeeze!!!!! choose my comment!!! And anyway, MAKE RULES!

  105. Timothy Tyler Dehof says:

    I would love to have this.

  106. Anonymous says:

    wow!  what a great starting point!

  107. Anonymous says:

    Great idea. Thanks!

  108. Marco García says:


  109. Chris Collander says:

    These daily giveaways are distracting me from Skyrim! But they are worth it!

  110. Steven List says:

    sweet can always use a Arduino

  111. John Doucet says:

    looks lke a fun kit

  112. Dave Jensen says:

    Arduino! Arduino! Arduino!

  113. keith corcoran says:

    missed entering in the last 2 giveaways so…
    yes please, yes please, yes please.

  114. Michał Kardyś says:

    I wish I had one of your giveaway kits. Playing with it probably gives much fun and satisfaction, when you manage to ‘construct’ something with it.

  115. Joel Kuncheria says:

    I need to break into the world of hacking… hook me up! 

  116. Kevin Tierney says:

    Would love to win this

  117. Anonymous says:

    Oo oo! Pick me! Pick me!

  118. Sarah Pease says:


  119. Dan Dunwoody says:

    This would be a great Christmas present

  120. Anonymous says:

    Hope I win. This would complement the Thing-o-matic I ordered on Friday perfectly!!

  121. Matt Maier says:

    Microcontrollers are black magic.

  122. Jim Van Verth says:

    Learning more about Arduino is always a good thing.

  123. Greg Treseder says:

    Good luck everyone!  This is a great prize.

  124. Patrick Wiseman says:

    I’ve been wanting to “get started” with Arduino!

  125. Michael Tulloch, PhD says:

    Sound like fun!

  126. Richard Kalehoff says:

    Looks awesome

  127. Anonymous says:

    Congrats James! Can’t wait until I win :-D

  128. Jeremy Halvorsen says:

    Really interested in this, hoping to win

  129. Anonymous says:

    Crossing my fingers.

  130. Russell Cardullo says:

    Thanks Make!

  131. Edward Shin says:

    Pick me!

  132. Anonymous says:

    Crossing my fingers.

  133. Anonymous says:

    Would love to get into Arduino!

  134. Sam Juvonen says:

    My hat is in the ring.

  135. Anonymous says:

    I would take one of these too.

  136. Stijntjhe says:


  137. Susan Stahl says:

    Boy, this is another kit I’ve been wanting!

  138. Jonathan Keane says:

    An extra arduino would be nice.

  139. Daniel Olen says:


  140. Marlene Kettner says:

    would be happy to adopt one of the sets.

  141. Anonymous says:

    Yes please, I nominate myself.

  142. Cindy Marlatt says:

    It’s time to replace my BASIC Stamp.  This would be the perfect incentive to do so.

  143. Jerry Ma says:

    yep, also want the arduino. 

  144. Mark Edelman says:

    Would be cool to win an Arduino!

  145. Stephen Edwards says:

    One Please!

  146. Anthony Murillo says:

    Gimmee, gimmee, gimee! Pwease!

  147. Daniel Kramnik says:

    Comment! [daniel (dot) kramnik (at) gmail (dot) com]

  148. Darian Lewis says:

    I’ve been talking about microcontrollers at work and have garnered enough interest to get people to try them.  The sad part of this story is that I have no intention of giving them mine!  I suppose if I win today’s, I’d be forced to give it to someone at the office to continue to motivate them to make things.

  149. cyber5 says:

    I want one.

  150. Jessica Aleksandrowicz says:

    :) I love Make Magazine, Maker Faire, and Arduino is (so far) a love in-progress

  151. Anonymous says:

    Here goes attempt #3 :-)  Send one my way please!

  152. Jeff Kramer says:

    I’m starting to see a pattern of non-winning here.

  153. Anonymous says:

    Attempt #2!!!!! please pick me!!!! Thank you


  154. Kevin McNeece says:

    Would love to win one!

  155. Kent Dirckx says:

    Here goes another attempt!

  156. Mike Burr says:

    Oooohhhh starting with Arduino.  Would definitely like to expand my MCU knowledge with one of those. 

  157. Todd Knapek says:

    I can read!

  158. Mike Marbut says:

    I have been wanting to get started with this.

  159. Richard Ernest Clark says:

    wonder if i’m on time this time better build an arduino controlled alarm clock that pokes me when it’s time to comment

  160. Michael Massey says:

    I have been wanting to experiment with Arduino but never pulled the trigger.  This would be a great start.

  161. Anonymous says:

    I wanna win!

  162. Nurul Hanim Hashim says:

    Please count me in! 

  163. Rich Keer says:

    I’ll take one

  164. Anonymous says:

    This would be the perfect entry into microprocessors for my son. It’s the MicroProfessor for the upcoming generation! Anyone out there old enough to have used the MicroProfessor 8088 (or was it 8085? – been about 4 decades!) Still have the op-code table in a box somewhere…

  165. Michael Boschet says:

    I want one

  166. jgencinc says:


  167. Leo Wilkosz says:

    i would love one

  168. Leo Wilkosz says:

    I would love one

  169. Brandon Reilly says:

    I have been wanting to get into Arduino for a while… this prize looks awesome

  170. Anonymous says:

    congats james and number two. This is a great idea and I hope to win a kit myself.
    Thank you.

  171. Nick Porter says:

    Randomly pick me.

  172. Richard Kirkpatrick says:

    Can I plz have one?  I am a newb when it comes to electronics and desperately need some help.

  173. John Bysinger says:

    yes please.

  174. Kitty Nikolai says:

    Lovin this Prize! What a fantastic opportunity for my 2 Young Makers!

  175. Jim Vanderveen says:

    Pick me, pick me!

  176. Phillip C Reed says:

    Sign me up!

  177. Greg says:

    This is where I leave a comment? ok…

  178. Eric Dykstra says:

    one, please!

  179. Greg says:

    This is where I’m suppose to post? ok…

  180. Stephen Upham says:

    Wow! I could really use a Getting Started with Arduino Kit and some education!

  181. August M Deshais says:

    Consider this my comment!

  182. Anonymous says:

    This would be awesome!

  183. Nathan Pryor says:

    Getting started with the Arduino is easy. Getting finished has always been my problem.

  184. Anonymous says:

    give me this

  185. Noah Smith says:

    I’ve always wanted a new one ever since my Getting Started with Arduino book was stolen by my cousin (He’s now a propellerhead!) and I never really had an excuse to get a new Arduino, so I’m stuck with the NG. Here’s a perfect one!

  186. Gary Oshust says:

    Arduinos rock!

  187. Saad Ackbarally says:

    am doing electronics engg but unfortunately am not qualified for this contest :(

  188. Anonymous says:

    me too!! me too!!

  189. Jonathan Angliss says:

    Oooh, would make a great Christmas gift for my son.

  190. Anonymous says:

    Need one for my after-school club

  191. Jimmy TenBellies says:


  192. Jimmy TenBellies says:


  193. Jeff Green says:

    This sounds fun!

  194. Jason Stone says:

    toot toot!

  195. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been wanting an Arduino kit for a while, maybe I’ll win one.

  196. Scott Skroch says:

    This looks like fun to play with.

  197. Anonymous says:

    Arduino kits are awesome!!

  198. me says:

    how many roads must a man walk down…

  199. Anonymous says:

    I’d quite enjoy winning this one. Been meaning to get started with Arduino for some time.

  200. James Patrick says:


  201. André Rocha says:

    gimme gimme gimme

  202. Rozetta Hahn says:

    This kit may keep my husband and son busy for a weekend!

  203. Justin Forposting says:

    post = entry.  hooray!

  204. Tavan Hendrick says:

    feed me seymour!

  205. Anonymous says:

    I think an Arduino would be cool

  206. Anonymous says:

    This would make a great starter kit for my son

  207. Anonymous says:

    My son would love one of these to get started with his goal to build robots!

  208. Christopher says:

    Would love this!

  209. Rauno Luiv says:

    I’ve been saving up for one of these…

  210. Fritz Charleston says:

    This would be fantastic, as my daughter is really curious about all the “electric stuff” I’m doing.  Throwing my name in the hat!

  211. Daniel says:

    Yay Arduino!  Count me in.

  212. Eric Weber says:

    Yay for posting.  Yay for making.

  213. Ed McCuller Jr. says:


  214. Mike Stackhouse says:

    This would be get to have and would make the members of Club Cyberia jealous.  Club Cyberia is a just started makerspace in Indianapolis.  We don’t have much yet and this would be great to start some projects with.

  215. Paul van Wichen says:

    Cool giveaway!

  216. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been wanting to learn how to program Arduinos. I’ve got a couple of projects in mind they’d be ideal for

  217. Ashley Huxley says:


  218. Bart Stevens says:

    Hello from Belgium ! …I’m in :)

  219. Randy Havener says:

    Awesome!!  This would be great for some projects I’ve always wanted to try.

  220. cisco guzman says:

    I’ve been wanting to start with Arduino. This is great!

  221. Anonymous says:

    This would be great to have.

  222. James Carey says:

    I really want to learn how to program Arduino. YES PLEASE!

  223. Anonymous says:

    This would be great to have.

  224. Andy says:

    My children are home educated and we use MAKE regularly as an educational resource. 
    An Arduino Kit would be such an exciting thing for them.

  225. Danny Zinck says:

    tossing my name in :)

  226. Michele Saxton Vozza says:

    My boys would love this!

  227. George Koehl says:

    Count me in 

  228. Aron Grinshtein says:

    When I told my mother in law about an Arduino she thought it was some sort of Armadillo.

    Anyways, I would really like to win this set.

  229. Anonymous says:

    Arduino has blown up. I love it. On a recent plane ride, both people I sat next to knew about it!

  230. Brian C. Smith says:

    Getting my 8 yr old daughter interested in Arduino… this would be a wonderful holiday gift for her! 

  231. Anonymous says:


  232. Marni Greene says:

    This would be so fantastic to play with!

  233. Anonymous says:

    Entered! Would be fun to learn =)

  234. David E Pritchard says:

    since I am new to the Arduino, this would be a great kit for me!

  235. Jordan B says:

    *giant sparks, and computer explodes*

  236. Mark Johnson says:

    The world of Arduino microcontrollers can be a challenge

  237. Vincent Forgione says:

    Getty one of these would be pretty sweet – I could finally start learning microcontrollers :)

  238. Anonymous says:

    My kids would enjoy the heck outta this for Make-mas

  239. Ted Hille says:

    A post for the chance to learn Arduino?  Why sure.

  240. Anonymous says:

    yes, this is sweet

  241. Rachel P says:

    Recently, I wanted to get started with Arduino but was a bit hesitant. This sounds like a great opportunity for a newbie like myself to give it a go.

  242. Robert Hahn says:

    Looks like a good father and kids project.

  243. Don Barnard says:

    I like It!

  244. David Willetts says:

    Great for father and kids. But I don’t know whether that would be me and my kids, or me and my father :-)

  245. Mark Hanford says:

    Have an arduino from a couple of years ago, but really need to get “started with it”…

  246. Scott Thompson says:


  247. Anonymous says:

    Something great for the weekend.

  248. Rob Colby says:

    Sounds like something to keep me busy.  Better than some other things I could be doing.  ;)

  249. Tim Bell says:

    Have fun

  250. Brian Kamen says:

    that would be great to win

  251. Bcook65 says:

    Love the hours of fun and creativity I have had and will continue to have and enjoy with the Arduino

  252. woodshopcowboy says:

    Hmmm…who to give it too, that’s the question. 

  253. TK says:

    Great looking kit and book!

  254. Celia Lee says:

    This is the kit I’ve been eyeing for a while now.  The book would be a great bonus.

  255. P D Klein says:

    Trying again….  Yes, Arduino!

  256. NSMeta says:

    Love it!

  257. Amaury Orozco says:

    this would be nice to have

  258. Kyle Campbell says:

    Yay Arduinos!

  259. Mike Krainin says:


  260. Usama Comet says:

    Not fair what about us! your loyal non-Americans, :(

  261. James Duncan says:

    “Now I can make my girl robot. This will be the best prom ever.” I love that commercial.

  262. Fightcube says:

    Oh yeah, this is a good kit for anyone!  Hope I win ;-)  Thanks Make!

  263. Bryan Thurnau says:

    My son would love this

  264. Forrest Ledbetter says:

    This kit looks great.

  265. Ben Stevens says:

    I would like an arduino

  266. Joshua Niederriter says:

    I’d love to learn

  267. Paul Liebenberg says:

    Wow, this is very generous, My friend and I are looking to get into arduino to control some heating circuits.

  268. Anonymous says:

    Kit me, baby!

  269. Jason Greskoviak says:

    Sweet, this would be very handy!

  270. jcohn says:

    I’ve been teaching myself electronics and this would be perfect – even buying it myself. Excellent suggestion, thanks!

  271. Hailey says:

    arduino ftw!

  272. Anonymous says:

    Very cool way to introduce a new catalog!

  273. jcohn says:

    I’ve been teaching myself electronics and this is an excellent suggestion, even if it’s not free!

  274. Brett Fieber says:

    I wonder if I could create a noise cancellation device that silenced my kids?

  275. Anonymous says:

    Oh I love Arduino, more than most of my family

  276. tinyenormous says:

    I know just who to give this to.

  277. Jeff Johnson says:

    I always wanted to learn about the Arduino :+)

  278. Robert Kemerer says:

    Arduino + holiday lights = endless possibilities

  279. Roby Hamilton says:

    Yes Please

  280. Anonymous says:

    This one is on my Christmas list.

  281. Dustin Spafford says:

    I’ll take it, please.

  282. Matt Ryan says:

    Hope to win…

  283. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been looking at this stuff considering trying some assistice devices for functional academc kids.

  284. Todd Rathier says:

    I’ve got a bunch of things lined up to try one on.

  285. Benjamin Daniel says:

    Sweet, this would be so helpful.

  286. Ashley says:

    I’m learning electronics right now, so this would be nice to add to my arsenal. 

  287. Ben Neudorf says:

    I’d love it. I’m planning to take a physical computing class this summer!

  288. Timothy Peck says:

    Love to get this for my son!

  289. gabriel haffey says:


  290. Anonymous says:

    Me, me!

  291. Justin Ross says:

    Ooh, ooh! meeee?

  292. Tobias H. Alvarez says:

    I’d love to have an arduino. I already have some electronics. Programming is really cool.

  293. Chris Hunt says:

    Please pick me!

  294. Josh Runge says:

    Cool, an excuse to play with microcontrollers.

  295. Martin Jameson says:

    Thanks for the contest!

  296. Tom Heiman says:

    PLease pick me!!

  297. Luther D Ransom Jr says:

    If I win this I’ll get started on a robot to go get my mail.

  298. Nathaniel Quillin says:

    Nothing is better than sharing the art of making things with other people

  299. Justin St. Giles Payne says:

    Be nice to have another UNO around the place.

  300. Anonymous says:

    Sweet. My son would love one!!!

  301. spdbmp says:

    A good place to start.

  302. James Seymour says:

    That’s a nice kit :)

  303. James Bremenour says:

    I’ve been delaying working with arduinos for a long time, preferring to build my own first (very pleased when I received Volume 25, yet I stand sans arduino).  This opportunity, however, might just squelch any further delays!

  304. Anonymous says:

    Arduino ftw!

  305. Josiah Ritchie says:

    Yep, that looks like another great giveaway.

  306. Jackie Patton says:

    Yay Arduino!

  307. Anonymous says:

    Please, get me started.

  308. Anonymous says:

    Please, get me started.

  309. John Farrell Kuhns says:

    When you’re ready to purchase your Arduinos and other hobby items including chemicals and glassware be sure to visit

  310. Christian Carl Brink says:


  311. pete_hardie says:

    There’s always room for one more Arduino!

  312. Anonymous says:

    I want to learn how to make Arduino projects

  313. RDB says:

    I bought the large kit from RadioShack

    wouldn’t mind another to play with

  314. Dan Wisnosky says:


  315. John Newman says:

    I need  to get started , so I hope it wins.

  316. Forrest Frye says:


  317. Robert Feinberg says:

    Keeping my fingers crossed…

  318. Jesse Johnson says:

    I was just looking for a kit to get me started with Arduino!  I am an electronics novice in general, so this should be right up my alley.

  319. John Newman says:

    I hope I win, this will kick start my Arduiny

  320. andy.mello says:


  321. Mark VandeWettering says:

    I’d love to get some Arduino goodies!

  322. Aaron Cox says:

    I have so many ideas for this kit!! Fingers crossed!!

  323. Dan O'Brien says:

    Sounds like a great prize!

  324. Bart Patrzalek says:

    Would love to experiment with an arduino for the first time!

  325. Scott McKittrick says:

    That would be really fun to try. :-)

  326. Scott Nopp says:

    Can’t say no to this chance.

  327. Anonymous says:

    A good way to get started.

  328. Bryan Wingfield says:

    This would be a great chance to finally jump into Arduino projects!

  329. Tom Mahady says:

    A nice ground up arduino intro is what I need to get started.

  330. Anonymous says:


  331. Dave Jenkins says:

    Great way to check out Arduino

  332. Thomas Kilgour says:

    yes please!

  333. Dimitri Katsaros says:

    Thank you for this!

  334. Tomasz Piasecki says:

    Nice set to get started!

  335. Robert Templeton says:

    I’ll take one.

  336. Robert J McTasney says:

    Wow, this is really cool!

  337. Mary Edwards Johnson says:

    Great give-aways! Thanks for encouraging all of us makers!

  338. Tod Stetson says:

    I have a 13 year old brother in law who would love this.

  339. Anonymous says:

    I would like to enter the giveaway please.

  340. Anonymous says:

    With this I will begin the skynet build. World domination is mine.

  341. John Morris says:

    I have been turning my high school students on to Make: to get them into creating things themselves.  Most kids have never even built a kite from scratch!  We need to get kids doing things again instead of just sitting back and receiving things that have been done for them.

  342. John Walker says:

    This is the kind of kit to start a Make career!

  343. Michael Daly says:

    I have so many ideas of things to make with an arduino, but have not been able to get a start at it, this would be great!

  344. Tom Stearns says:

    If I win, I’m going to give this kit too my nephew. He loves electronic making like me but he doesn’t have arduino so he needs this kit.

  345. Josh Larios says:

    RIght on. I’m probably going to get my wife one of these for Christmas, so winning one would be perfect.

  346. Anonymous says:

    Need this.

  347. Anonymous says:

    Hurray for Arduino!

  348. Jeff Sandys says:

    Arduino Rules.  I’m ordering the $25 Uno with a motor shield.

  349. Anonymous says:

    Its better to give than receive unless you are receiving because you won something

  350. Anonymous says:

    These are great!

  351. Bennett Benson says:

    All your Arduino are belong to us.

  352. Barry Sinclair says:


  353. Wehaf Urchiken says:

    I’ve wanted for a while to try my hand at some Arduino hacking.

    urchiken at gmail dot com

  354. Gary Dion says:

    This is an awesome idea.  Keep ’em coming!

  355. Jerry Heiselman says:

    The perfect kit to expand my micro-controller learning! Thanks @Make:twitter 

  356. Parker Miner says:

    i want one!!! jobless stay at home dad here. give me something to automate my sprinkler system with!!! Thanks a bunch!

  357. Anonymous says:

    I’d very much like to give programming for Arduino a try.

  358. Kyle Steers says:


  359. Michael Beck says:

    Thank you!

  360. kev says:

    Yes, please!

  361. Andrew says:

    This is a nice prize.  Thanks for these giveaways!

  362. Phil Batey says:

    RE: James Barrett winning the Thing-O-Matic : that guy is one lucky man.

  363. brady wang says:


  364. Shannon Sivertsen says:

    If I win this I will use it for PURELY EVIL PURPOSES!!! MWAHAHAHAA!!!!!

  365. Kelly H says:

    Yay! It’s like the twelve days of Christmas for tech geeks!

  366. Kelly H says:

    Yay! It’s like the twelve days of Christmas for tech geeks!

  367. Anonymous says:

    entry – Arduino rocks

  368. Juli Fowler says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to enter!

  369. Kevin M says:

    Yes please!

  370. George Hart says:

    This looks like fun. G

  371. Jason Levi says:

    Wow this would be great.  Let the great random picker, pick little old me.

  372. Lance Pearson says:

    So far a science project and a race timer.

  373. Joseph Elsbernd says:


  374. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for the great giveaways!

  375. Anonymous says:

    I’d love to share an Arduino with a friend.

  376. Aaron & Vicki Tunell says:

    Woo Hoo!

  377. Jerry Ficke says:

    please send me one.

  378. Brian Vogel says:

    this would be cool.

  379. Jessica Harris says:


  380. Anonymous says:

    I didn’t win the makerbot but an arduino kit would be a good consolation prize.

  381. George Suarez says:

    Dies this mean I didn’t win the MakerBot?

  382. Kalani Kirk Hausman says:

    I have been using Arduinos to teach all kids of electronics and control technology applications to Scouts. These are amazing little boards – robust, flexible and very well supported!

  383. Anonymous says:

    No, they’re all mine!

  384. Anonymous says:

    Yay Kit-A-Day … Love it.

  385. mobius1ski says:

    Go ahead. MAKE my day.

  386. Anonymous says:

    DO WANT!

  387. Nick Bontrager says:

    hope i win!

  388. Cam says:

    arduino me.

  389. Michal Chamedes says:

    Oh SWEEEEET! Finally, it’s about time….

  390. Ken Frohriep says:

    3d print this

  391. James Dietrich says:

    My Duemilanove is looking a little worse for wear…a nice shiny Uno would be a good addition to the workbench.

  392. Cyndy says:

    Wonderful give-away :)  :)

  393. urig says:

    Awesome giveaway! I hope to win so I can learn how to remotely control a toy steam engine (family heirloom from the 1930’s!) that I’m restoring.

  394. Russ Jarowski says:

    I could use an Arduino.

  395. Matt says:

    Super excited to get into Arduino.  Here’s to hoping.

  396. Andrea Nesbitt says:

    I want to play!  Fingers crossed!

  397. Mario says:

    Pick me! Pick me!

  398. Matt Parry says:

    We’re using Arduino Uno boards in our research lab to make cheap but reliable lab equipment. It would be nice to have a board for home!

  399. Anonymous says:

    Me, me!

  400. JD Wallace says:


  401. Kirt Stanke says:

    Fingers crossed.

  402. Peter Natale says:

    please please please!

  403. Christopher Cimiluca says:

    Maybe if I had another to make it jealous, my old arduino wouldn’t just sit there mocking me.

  404. Anna Aj Tivol says:

    What a wonderful give-away!

  405. Billy J. Dale says:

    arudino = awesome

  406. Scott Mahoney says:

    this is a good one!

  407. Daniel Heath says:

    Hell yeah!

  408. Anonymous says:

    I defintely want to learn more arduino.

  409. Nathaniel Stephens says:

    yes please

  410. Ethan Dicks says:

    Entry. Thank you.

  411. Laurence Doss says:

    Pick this comment.

  412. Anonymous says:

    Love Arduino, need this kit to build the Ardbot in my classroom!!

  413. Scott says:

    I think this is a great idea!

  414. razvan lixandru says:

    Arduino rulez!

  415. Bic Wood says:

    Really great product.  If you don’t win it, buy it.

  416. Daryl Winsinger says:

    I can haz?

  417. Gregg Morris says:

    Imagine the mischief one could get up to with this!

  418. Christopher Verdon says:

    I’m not really ready, still figuring out capacitors, but at least it would be there when I needed it.

  419. John Williams says:

    You can never have too many Arduinos.

  420. Kevin Sexton says:

    I’ve only started with arduino, this would let me try more stuff, including tutorials I didn’t have the parts for, and be one more project I wouldn’t have to disassemble to start another.

  421. Lee Szuba says:

    The arduino is by far one of the fastest ways to get started with embedded programming. Having another would be fantastic!

  422. Trevor Schlientz says:

    This would make for a great start in the world of Arduino.

  423. Anonymous says:

    Brings back the old days of working electronic projects with a book propped up nearby.

  424. Nathan W Heilman says:


  425. Jim says:

    Way to go, great starter kit!

  426. Addie says:

    Huzzah! Never had an Arduino before…

  427. John Wood says:

    Step 1 – Make a LED Blink
    Step 2 – Make it play Crysis
    Step 3 – Re-evaluate step 2 goals.

  428. Cesar Diaz says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win the Arduino

  429. Anonymous says:

    This would be awesome!

  430. Storm Melager says:

    Haven’t tried Arduino’s yet. This would be the perfect way to start.

  431. Troy Reihsen says:

    Would love to try it out!

  432. all mine says:

    have been wanting to play with an arduino but my wallet keeps telling me no

  433. Dennis Wilkinson says:

    Yes, please.

  434. Dan Koss says:

    Pick me! Pick me!

  435. Brad says:

    Arduino is cool.

  436. John Anderson says:

    My kids will enjoy having their own.

  437. Alex Gorzen says:

    Today is my birthday, and this would be an awesome gift!

  438. Annalisa Little says:

    This looks really cool!

  439. Zach Thralls says:

    fingers are crossed

  440. Anonymous says:

    I’m ready to get started with Arduino

  441. Thomas Logan says:

    I hope I win this, I’ve been wanting to try out Arduino for a while now.

  442. Paul Klemstine says:

    If I don’t win this, things will not fair well for you all after the Singularity.

  443. Drew Karl says:

    Life is Arduino!!!

  444. Daniel Rubio says:

    I have wanted to get an Arduino for some time. Hopefully this will be my chance to get started.

  445. Anonymous says:

    Yeahhh! Count me in!

  446. Robert Durgin says:

    Looks like a good kit!

  447. Anonymous says:

    Dear Maker Claus,
    Please add this to my wish list. I can’t find my bread board anywhere. I know it’s with a whole bunch of electrical components that would go great with this kit.

  448. Anonymous says:

    I would love to get my hands on the Arduino kit

  449. Tom Warin says:

    I would like to win this, please and thank you.

  450. Roger Pico says:


  451. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for this giveaway.  Would love to win this.

  452. Peter Gomes says:

    Me + Arduino = endless possibilities 

  453. Vandasian says:

    I can always use an Arduino.

  454. Kasper Van de Laar says:

    I want to win this sooooooo bad!!!!!!!

  455. Anonymous says:

    I would love some Arduino goodies for xmas!

  456. Gary Neal says:

    Another great giveaway.

  457. William Homan-Muise says:

    Love this site

  458. Anonymous says:

    Yea! Another chance to win.

  459. Anonymous says:

    This would be cool to win

  460. Bernie Solo says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks MAKE!

  461. Geoff Haisty says:

    Looking for a good electronics present for the kids (and maybe me too), this would rock.

  462. Travis Dahl says:

    Mmmm.  Microcontrolled goodness…

  463. Allen Boehm says:

    Nice Kit.

  464. Andrew Maxwell-Parish says:

    Yes please.

  465. Christian Curtis says:

    Love the arduino

  466. Anonymous says:

    Who doesn’t need another Arduino?

  467. Bryan Keen says:


  468. Wai Wong says:

    Arduino rocks! But I need one to start messing with it first :) I have a lot of ideas with it :)

  469. Panda FuFu says:

    I hope I win!

  470. Hisashi T Fujinaka says:

    We all need more Arduinos!

  471. Jeff Tilton says:

    Great giveaway! Hope I win!

  472. Michele Shoats says:

    I hope to win!!

  473. KY says:

    Pretty cool! My little sis would love this

  474. Josh Wenzel says:

    More Arduinos are always a good thing.

  475. Gary Matheis says:

    Make Magazine ROCKS !

  476. James Thomas says:

    I have been looking for an opportunity to break into electronics and arduino in particular… I would LOVE to win this.

  477. Steven White says:

    Thanks for the great contest.

  478. Keith Woeltje says:

    Ooh, ooh. Me, me, me, pick me.

  479. Edward Ng says:

    Thanks again for the giveaways!

  480. Anonymous says:

    This would be a great gift to get a family member started.

  481. William Chase says:

    Very generous. I could get a nephew started on the right track.

  482. Alex Boucher says:

    ohhhh! i would love one of these to play with

  483. Eric Thompson says:

    I already use Arduino, but I’ll take this, anyway.  Good for getting friends started.

  484. Kevin Baucom says:

    cant have too many of these

  485. Laurie Marder says:

    I bought & read “Getting Started with Arduino” more than a year ago, but never had an actual Arduino to play with!

  486. Louis Grenzebach says:

    Holy awesome fun time. I’ve just started looking into DIY electronics and this would be FANTASTIC as a jump start.

  487. Ray Garlough says:

    nice piece of kit

  488. Colin Faulkingham says:


  489. Bryan Duxbury says:

    Would love to win this…

  490. Danny Chamberlin says:

    ooohh! Arduino!

  491. Anonymous says:

    I am a noy-very-handy Mom to a very handy son who would just  love this.

  492. Anonymous says:


  493. David Schick says:

    A very cool set. 

  494. greg sprague says:

    I Would Love to have a free arduino

  495. Andy III says:

    Woohoo Freebies!!!

  496. Anonymous says:

    I want to get started.

  497. Anonymous says:

    Ive always wanted to learn about Arduino for when the machines rise up.

  498. Anonymous says:

    I would love to win one of these! @saraminda:twitter 

  499. Peter Phelps says:

    I am bi-winning.

  500. Richard Bowers says:

    I’m looking at building a pair of K-9 robots for my twins – some more Arduino goodness would help.

  501. Tané Tachyon says:

    I’ve been getting more and more interested in Arduino — this would be great!

  502. Chris Blessing says:


  503. Mitch says:


  504. Anonymous says:

    Oooo..  Toys….


  505. Hunter Harr says:

    I’d like one of those, please

  506. Ryan Rose says:

    Woo Wooo!!!

    Arduino’s all around!

  507. Danny Oakley says:

    Arduino’s the way to go!

  508. Stephen Johnson says:

    Include me in, please.

  509. Joshua Sommerman says:

    still got no chance

  510. Ktulu says:

    Arduino Arduino Arduino!!!

  511. Nancy Martin Robertson says:

    I would love to win this for my son.

  512. Aaron Krebeck says:

    Gods of random, smile upon me!

  513. Glenn Robertson says:

    This would be a great present for my son!!

  514. Michael Johnson says:

    Yea…love arduino…

  515. Anonymous says:

    Arduino visions in my head!

  516. Justin says:

    i really really would love to win an arduino kit

  517. Joseph Driscoll says:

    Arduino is truly a blast to play with. 

  518. Jack AZ says:

    Pick me, pick me, pick me!

  519. Trent Fisher says:

    sign me up!

  520. Whitney Powell says:

    I’ll only use it for good, I swear!

  521. Dave Renzo says:

    Such a cool contest, even cooler prizes.

  522. Jodi says:

    I want it! I want it!

  523. Matt Kummer says:

    I’ve always wanted to try Arduino!

  524. Victor says:

    Count me in.

  525. Anonymous says:


  526. Zack Brady says:

    Luck be a lady tonight!

  527. Anonymous says:

    Yes, that’s a cool kit. 

  528. Firm Read Tothong says:

    Oh, come on, arduino!

  529. Aîmée Piyatas says:


  530. Daniel says:

    I’m in. Love to win this one!

  531. Steph says:

    here’s my entry – this kit would be great for teaching

  532. Billy Roesener says:

    I’ve been wanting to buy an arduino for a long time.  Winning one would be even better :)

  533. Anonymous says:

    Another great deal thanks for the fun

  534. tonyvr says:

    sigh, I never win anything

  535. Xander M. Cesari says:

    This would be a ton of fun.

  536. Rob Maxwell says:

    Yes, please!

  537. Thomas Reynolds says:

    Big money!

  538. Franz Gerdes says:

    i smell a winner

  539. Anonymous says:

    If you keep this up, you will convert the world from observers to makers! keep up the good work.

  540. Scott Lewin says:


  541. Scott Lewin says:

    Please add me into the contest.  I have a limited budget and would very much love to start in Arduino and electronics in general.  This would give me the ability to do so.

  542. Phillip McCary III says:

    Arduino Rocks, MAKE Rocks; together it’s a Concert!

  543. Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting Started w/Arduino Kit V3.0and Getting Started w/Arduino Book 2nd Ed Anonymous says:

    You say Ar-dween-yo… I say Ar-dwan-yo…

  544. Phillip McCary III says:

    Arduino Rocks, MAKE Rocks; together it’s a Concert!

  545. D.j. Moritz says:

    Gosh These are cool.

  546. Ismail Jadun says:


  547. Christopher Hipple says:

    Win Arduino, make holiday themed Arduino item.

  548. Anonymous says:

    Arduino looks very cool.

  549. Jeffrey Ouellette says:

    Trying again. One good way to start the new year is with new electronics….

  550. Rhombi Terrier says:

    Woof!  Need it for my dog-food-o-matic.

  551. Calvin Hu says:

    I lost my Arduino, so this would be really awesome.

  552. David Catlin says:

    I Love this idea!! It will be a great start to my many projects!! First will be ambient lighting for my house.

  553. Anonymous says:

    Would love to get started with this kit.

  554. Anonymous says:

    Love the arduino!

  555. Helene McLaughlin says:

    Love the Arduino!

  556. Sean Smith says:

    I’d love to win this!

  557. Matthew says:

    I would like this please!

  558. Ryan Holler says:


  559. Anonymous says:

    Love to get this for my son.  He’s learning some computer programing at school, this would be a great way to expand his horizons.

  560. Anonymous says:

    I hope I win so I can make some sweet robots

  561. Anonymous says:

    Just took a class with micro controllers..would love an arduino to continue learning at home.

  562. Steve Gregg says:

    Would love to get this

  563. T. Payton says:

    Count me in.

  564. Benjamin Andrew says:

    I would love this!

  565. Anonymous says:

    I have never won anything… ever. But, I will try.

  566. Mr. Elemental says:

    I’m totally going to that arduino.

  567. Steve Bohlson says:

    Sounds awesome. Hope I win!

  568. Brian Givens says:


  569. Brian Garland says:

    I’ll take one

  570. saucy stranger says:


  571. Anonymous says:

    This would be nice.

  572. Anonymous says:

    Yes yes 1000 times yes maker bot me

  573. Jonathan Lang says:

    Sweet! When are you going to start shipping to Radio Shack? I know I could order it from you but I’d like to be able to buy locally.

  574. Jason Dubrow says:


  575. Owen Collins says:

    I’m crossing my fingers.

  576. Matt says:

    would be awesome to get

  577. Matthew Read says:

    Neat contest. Cheers!

  578. Anonymous says:

    yes please

  579. Barry Briggs says:

    I would love to try one!

  580. Anonymous says:

    I would like to win one

  581. Scott P Leslie says:

    My son would love this.

  582. LarZ F says:

    Here, kitty, kitty kitty kit

  583. Nathan Llewellyn says:

    oh please let me win!

  584. Anonymous says:

    I have wanted to learn ardunio for awhile, this would be a great start.

  585. Paul Boardman says:

    Aye, laddie!

  586. Ellen Hartman says:


  587. Jean Jambas says:

    What a great way to start with Arduino.

  588. Chris Pilla says:

    Too late? I hope not.

  589. Anonymous says:

    Hook me up!

  590. Bryon Huffman says:

    I think this will be the coolest way to bring more people into the fold of adding electronics to more stuff.. the more we play the more we learn.. yea arduino… got to love the make people..

  591. Bryon Huffman says:

    I am tring to win a kit from the make: people.. check out their website.

  592. the obnoxious says:


  593. Kyle Wurster says:

    I’d love to win and arduino.

  594. Dawid Pol says:

    architecture and the digital world will unite.

  595. Patrick Bynum says:

    This kit is mine

  596. Anonymous says:

    I can build chevy motors all day long but electronics wow this will be a great place to start

  597. Cash Stramel says:

    MLTaylor really needs this.  Give it to him.  NOW!

  598. Erik Mendoza says:

    Thank you Makezine!

  599. Melissa Darou says:

    “Please mom!” My techie maker boy would love this for Christmas! Can you help Santa out? Thanks!

  600. Kalani Kirk Hausman says:

     @ Jonathan Lang>

    Make’s Arduino book is in most RadioShacks now, along with the RS Uno Arduino, Arduino Mega, and some shields (Proto, Ethernet, SD, and Motor Control so far).

  601. Anonymous says:

    Very cool give away. Could be lots of fun.

  602. Gudrun 'Gudi' Thomassen says:

    OO! Me please!

  603. John says:

    I love Arduino!  This would be great.  Thanks for a fantastic contest!

  604. Greg Chambers says:

    Hell yeah, I can use another arduino

  605. Anonymous says:

    So much to control, so little time…

  606. Michelle Sullivan Goldsmith says:


  607. Matt McAleer says:

    sign me up

  608. Andrew Smith says:

    Good luck me.

  609. Tomasz Chmielewski says:

    Was planning on getting this for Christmas. Getting it for free would be even better.

  610. Dean Ansley says:

    Want! *drool* Think of all of the possible things I could do with the Arduino prize! *crossing fingers* It would be the best Christmas ever! :)

  611. Anonymous says:

    I could do with another one of these….

  612. Scott Savage says:

    Always wanted one of these :)

  613. Charles Haase says:

    Sweet giveaway!

  614. Eric says:

    This would be excellent

  615. Mike Sheehan says:

    What can you say Arduino’s are awesome.  I already have this kit but have a couple other friends who would love to have this.  So if I win today’s giveaway it’s going to one of them.

  616. David C Dean says:

    Hopefully, all your arduino are belong to me.

  617. Farzad Battiwalla says:

    This sounds so sweet. Thanks :)

  618. Gina Chin Fatt says:

    trying to make a device close to the “enough already” device that mutes the tv during ads.

  619. Jesse Hawkins says:

    Tossing my name in the hat.  Thanks you, people of MAKE – you are making technology fun for many, many people.

  620. mvsorola says:

    looks fun!

  621. Anonymous says:

    Count me In on this one. I have to work around devices that use custom pc boards and sensors, and not only would I would love to be able to know how they function for my own purposes and creations, but to be able to communicate with the people who actualy develope them at my office.

  622. Anonymous says:

    I can’t wait to try this out!

  623. Tommy Phillips says:

    I would love to give this to my niece …

  624. Anonymous says:

    I would love to have this kit

  625. Anonymous says:

    Woo Arduino!

  626. Anonymous says:

    I would love to have this kit!

  627. Anonymous says:

    my comment

  628. Fernie Renteria says:

    Ooh! ooh! Pick me! This way I don’t have to tell my wife to get it for Christmas and have her wind up getting the wrong thing. :/ She gets so bored when I talk Arduino!

  629. Mike Sullivan says:

    I looked up from my life… and realized that everyone seems to have ditched the PIC’s and gone over to this Arduino stuff. Only done a few PIC jobs, but I’ve done a fair amount with Atmel. I’ll have to check this out.

  630. Fernie Renteria says:

    oooh! oooh! me! me!

  631. Josh Hohendorf says:

    my conment

  632. Anonymous says:

    could always use a second arduino.

  633. Anonymous says:

    I’d love one of theses.

  634. Michael Andrews says:

    I need Arduino……..

  635. Samuel Zavala Azpurua says:

    give it too me!!

  636. Kevin says:

    Start me up.

  637. Sean Faherty says:

    I would ask for an arduino for christmas, but I’m pretty sure no one else knows what that is…

  638. roberto says:

    I’m in…
    still lamenting missing the makerbot give-away

  639. Anonymous says:

    I love Arduino! What fun.

  640. Gavin Hemeon says:

    now this is definately the kit i would like to win :)

  641. Nabil Tewolde says:


  642. Kenneth Olsen says:

    One Arduino to rule them all.

  643. Loren Micheloni says:

    Yay for Arduino!

  644. Janice Galeckas says:

    Tossing in my comment.

  645. Wes King says:

    add me in

  646. Caleb Cotter says:

    My Daily Gift Entry!!!

  647. Anonymous says:

    I want to get started!

  648. Kelley says:

    way cool!

  649. mike kim says:

    i want one

  650. Paul Kettle Jr says:

    I have been trying to teach myself embedded processing (PIC family) for years, and keep hitting a brick wall.  From what I have read, the Arduino microcontrollers are easier to learn and integrate with projects.

  651. Matthew Wetmore says:

    Another try…

  652. Todd Ferguson says:

    I would love this!

  653. Kendall lui says:


  654. elhanan greig says:

    Well here’s my entry… happy trails ya’ll!

  655. Mark Dabelstein says:

    Yay! Pick Me!

  656. Zack Hiatt says:

    This is great.

  657. M Alovert says:

    random. post. comment. contest. context. yay.

  658. Gabrielle Yu says:

    I would absolutely LOVE one of these!

  659. Anonymous says:

    Hooray contests

  660. Anonymous says:

    Worth the effort!

  661. Anonymous says:

    Love to learn and play!

  662. Earth Orbit says:

    I would be very pleased to receive this kit. With it, I can take over the world!

  663. Nathan Hesson says:


  664. Anonymous says:

    I want one!

  665. Pat Sharkey says:

    Arduino for the win!

  666. Martin Bentley says:

    Ooo…. Arduino….

  667. Andy VanSchoiack says:

    I wanna win!!

  668. Steve Custer says:

    I’d love to win this one, too :).

  669. David Howard says:

    Can’t beat a free Arduino!

  670. Anonymous says:

    Love your contest. An Arduino could definitely get me off my ass.

  671. Jon Pruett says:

    Love the contest!

  672. pepik says:

    Just what I wanted for Solstice!

  673. Anonymous says:

    I would like to want this, Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting started w/Arduino Kit v3.0 and Getting Started w/Arduino 2nd Ed

  674. Ken Frohriep says:

    maker bot please

  675. Sara Roper says:

    yes, I need it!

  676. Terry Pittman says:

    After shopping this weekend for my wife and my kids, and trying to figure out what I want for xmas, I now know! An Arduino kit would be perfec! I hope to be lucky enough to have my name drawn.

  677. Ed Kellogg says:

    This I would like.

  678. Yorgie Yorgenson says:

    Make me!

  679. Julie Woodman says:

    Please please

  680. Anonymous says:

    As a completely clueless Mom with the smartest, most wonderful, most imaginative, and certainly most embarrassed teen on the web, I’d Love to win this to get started!

  681. Chris Williams says:

    This would make an awesome project my nephews and I could do together.

  682. Gerry Cargile says:

    This looks like fun.

  683. Nathan Luoto says:

    I hope its me!

  684. Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Getting Started w/Arduino Kit V3.0and Getting Started w/Arduino Book 2nd Ed Patrik D'haeseleer says:

    Ooh – just in time…

  685. Anonymous says:

    Do want

  686. Anonymous says:

    enter me

  687. David Black says:

    gimme gimme gimme :)

  688. William Priola says:


  689. Anonymous says:

    Commenting is now closed for this giveaway. A new one will be posted at 9am PST this morning (Monday).

  690. Daniel says:

    Cool book

  691. La Juana Stewart says:

    can i win this????i would like to.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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