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There are multiple flavors of Arduino:
- Uno - 16 Mhz ATmega328 with 14 Digital I/O pins
- Due - 84 Mhz AT91SAM3X8e with 54 Digital I/O pins
- Mega - 16 Mhz ATmega2560 with 54 Digital I/O pins
- Leonardo - 16 Mhz ATmega32u4 with 20 Digital I/O pins
Important safety information.
- Keep fingers clear when operating either machine!
How to program 4 Arduinos in 4 minutes.
- Turn on the HP Ultrabook and login with the Password Fox.Build.
- Open Arduino.
- Take the UNO on the left off the wall, and plug it it in to the computer with the USB ‘B’ cable.
- Open File->Examples->Basics->Blink
- Then select the board
- Tools-> Board->Arduino/Genuino UNO
- Check Tools/ Port and choose what ever port is showing.
- Click on the upload round button under the edit menu item. It is an arrow.
- Once it uploads the Uno should start flashing.
- Change the number in the program next to delay to what ever you want.
- This is the number of milliseconds the program waits while the LED is on or off.
- Click upload again and confirm the speed the LED flashes changes.
- Congratulations, you just completed an Arduino “Hello World”.
- Now lets do the other 3 boards.
- Return the UNO and take the little Nano next to it.
- Swap out the ‘B”‘ cable for the Mini cable on the left.
- Change the board with Tools->Board to Nano.
- Check the port again to make sure a port is available.
- Tools/ Port and choose whatever is there.
- Upload the program and change the delay again as you like.
- Wash and repeat for the ESP8266.
- Choose Tools/Boards -> Wemos D1 R2 and Mini (Way at the bottom.)
- Check the port and upload.
Wash and repeat for the Mega.
You have done it!
Power and Speeds
Manual - limited by the person cranking