New to Arduino and Programming...

by fotomatt1 on Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:55 pm

So I'm new to Arduino and programming / coding in general, but I have a few ideas for projects I'd like to complete....mainly surrounding beer brewing and temperature control. Anyway, I have to get started somewhere, so I need to buy a starter pack. I'm just curious why Adafruit's starter pack only includes a mini bread board instead of the larger ones I typically see. Is this harder or easier to work with? Just trying to get some advice as a newbie. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Re: New to Arduino and Programming...

by adafruit_support_rick on Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:13 pm

The mini breadboard in the starter pack is that is is around the same size as the proto shield. The idea is that you can arrange and test a circuit on the breadboard, and then transfer it pin-by-bin to the protoshield.

Bigger breadboards are available in the store, if you need them. It's not a question of smaller=easier - it's just a question of how much space you need for your project.
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Re: New to Arduino and Programming...

by fotomatt1 on Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:35 pm

Is it a solderless breadboard?
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Re: New to Arduino and Programming...

by adafruit_support_rick on Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:48 pm

The mini breadboard is solderless. The protoshield is for soldering
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