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Ard u in o US B There have been many revisions of the USB Arduino board, including the Extreme, NG, and Diecimila. Ard u in o M e g a A larger, more powerful Arduino board. Has extra digital pins, PWM pins, analog inputs, serial ports, etc.

Arduino Mega 2560 The version of the Mega released with the Uno, this version features the Atmega2560, which has

Arduino Uno

This is the latest revision of the basic Arduino USB twice the memory, and uses the ATMega 8U2 for board. It connects to the computer with a standard USB-to-serial communication. more » USB cable and contains everything else you need to program and use the board. It can be extended with a variety of shields: custom daughter-boards with specific features. It is similar to the Duemilanove, but has a different USB-to-serial

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chip the ATMega8U2, and newly designed labeling to make inputs and outputs easier to identify. more »

Arduino Mega The original Arduino Mega has an ATmega1280 and an FTDI USB-to-serial chip. more »

Arduino Duemilanove The Duemilanove automatically selects the appropriate power supply (USB or external power), eliminating the need for the power selection jumper found on previous boards. It also adds an easiest to cut trace for disabling the auto-reset, along with a solder jumper for re-enabling it. Note: around March 1st, 2009, the Duemilanove started to ship with the ATmega328p instead of the ATmega168. more »

Ard u in o F io An Arduino intended for use as a wireless node. Has a header for an XBee radio, a connector for a LiPo battery, and a battery charging circuit. more »

Lily Pa d Ard u in o A stripped-down, circular Arduino board designed for stitching into clothing and other fabric/flexible applications. Needs an additional adapter to communicate with a computer. more »

Arduino Diecimila The main change in the Arduino Diecimila is that it can be reset from the computer, without the need to physically press the reset button on the board.

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The Diecimila uses a low dropout voltage regulator which lowers the board's power consumption when powered by an external supply (AC/DC adapter or battery). A resettable polyfuse protects your computer's USB ports from shorts and surges. It also provides pin headers for the reset line and for 3.3V. There is a built-in LED on pin 13. Some blue Diecimila boards say "Prototype Limited Edition" but are in fact fully-tested production boards (the actual prototypes are red). more » LilyPad Arduino 04 This revision uses the ATmega328V instead of the ATmega168V. All other detials are identical to version 03. LilyPad Arduino 03 This revision has a 6-pin programming header that's compatible with FTDI USB cables and the Sparkfun FTDI Basic Breakout. It adds support for Arduino NG Rev. C Revision C of the Arduino NG does not have a unused solder pads near the labels "GND" and "13". There is, however, about 1000 ohms of resistance on pin 13, so you can connect an LED without external resistor. (schematic) automatic reset, allowing sketches to be uploaded without pressing the reset button on the board. The header is surface mounted, meaning that the built-in LED on pin 13 - instead you'll see two small board has no pokey bits sticking out the back.

LilyPad Arduino 02 Arduino NG (Nuova Generazione) The second revision includes an external 8mhz oscillator. The bootloader has also been updated to

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The Arduino NG uses the FTDI FT232RL USB-toSerial converter, which requires fewer external components that the FT232BM. It also has a built-in LED on pin 13 (which may interfere with SPI communication). Later NG's shipped with an ATmega168 instead of an ATmega8, though either chip can be used with any board. (schematic)

Limor Fried's "no wait" bootloader. When the LilyPad is supplied with power, the sketch starts immediately. The bootloader is triggered only when the reset switch is pressed. (schematic, EAGLE files)

Arduino Extreme v2 LilyPad Arduino 01 Version 2 of the Arduino Extreme uses a gridded ground plane and includes the new "" URL. In the first revision of the LilyPad Arduino the 10-pin ICSP header was changed to a 6-pin ICSP header and a four pin header w/ RX, TX, +5V, and GND was added.

Arduino Extreme The Arduino Extreme uses many more surface mount components than previous USB Arduino boards and comes with female pin headers. It also has RX and TX LEDs that indicate when data is being sent to or from the board. The initial design of the Arduino LilyPad had a 10-pin ICSP header and used the internal clock on the ATmega168 rather than an external oscillator. LilyPad Arduino 00

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The bootloader on the initial design is the traditional NG bootloader.

Ard u in o B T The Arduino BT contains an integrated bluetooth module for wireless communication. more » Arduino USB v2.0 The second version of the Arduino USB corrected the USB connector pinout and updated the URL to ""; it was labelled "Arduino USB v2.0". (Eagle files, schematic, assembly instructions, photo of an assembled board)

Ard u in o Na n o The Arduino Nano is an all-in-one, compact design for use in breadboards. more »

Arduino USB The Arduino USB was the first board labelled "Arduino". These were mainly sold unassembled as kits. The first version had an incorrect pinout for the USB connector and had the URL "".

Ard u in o S e ria l The serial versions of the Arduino board are primarily sold unassembled as kits or just PCBs. more »

Arduino Nano 3.0 The Arduino Nano 3.0 has an ATmega328 and a two-layer PCB. The power LED moved to the top of the board.

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Arduino Serial v2.0 A revised version of the serial board with the URL "". Arduino Nano 2.x The Arduino Nano 2.x boards have an ATmega168 and a four-layer PCB.

Ard u in o M in i The Mini is a compact Arduino board. more »

Arduino Serial The original version of the Arduino serial board. Includes the url "".

Ard u in o S in g le -S id e d S e r ia l This version of the Arduino serial board has traces on only one side, making it easy to produce by hand. It is not manufactured, but rather published on the Arduino website for people to make themselves. On this version of the Arduino Mini, two of the pins changed. The third pin became reset (instead of ground) and fourth pin became ground (instead of being unconnected). These boards are labelled "Mini 04". Arduino Mini 04

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Severino (S3V3) This is the third version of the single-sided board. It has fewer bridges (three) than the original and includes TX, RX, and pin 13 LEDs. The ICSP and power headers are compatible with the Diecimila. more »

Arduino Mini 03 On this board, a solder point for digital pin 7 was added to the edge of the board (next to the solder points for TX, RX, +5V, and Ground). Each of the pins is numbered and the board is labelled "Mini 03".

Original The initial design of the single-sided board (labeled Arduino Stamp 02 version 2 because it was derived from v. 2 of the serial board). Requires six bridges. Has a 1K resistor (but no LED) on pin 13. The ICSP header location is not compatible with other boards. more » M in i US B Ad a p t e r Technically, this isn't an "Arduino board" since it doesn't have a microcontroller. Instead, it's an adapter that provides the Arduino Mini with a USB connection. The initial production version of the Arduino Mini was labelled "Stamp 02".

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Mini USB Adapter 03 This version of the Mini USB Adapter breaks out many more pins of the FTDI USB-to-serial chip. It is labeled "USB Mini 03".

Mini USB Adapter The original Mini USB Adapter was labelled "Arduino Stamp 02".

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