Shield Question

by brownrj on Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:52 am

I'm new to this, what is meant by shield, I see that term everywhere?
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Re: Shield Question

by adafruit_support_bill on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:34 am

A shield is simply a circuit board that plugs into an Arduino. There are various shields for different functions such as display, data storage, communication etc. : http://www.adafruit.com/category/21
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