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Kit-on-a-Shield for Arduino (Not a DeLoreanuino – but close)

Time.

It’s the currency of life.

For some reason, many of us can’t seem to find enough of it to spend on learning cool things, like say building a cyborg dog to grab us a cool drink on a hot summers eve.

At Programming Electronics Academy, we want to help you reclaim some time, and that’s why we are announcing our Kit-on-a-Shield for Arduino.

Editors Note: We renamed the shield to – Learning Lab Kit on a Shield for Arduino

Editors Note: We re-renamed the shield to “Kit on a Shield” for Arduino

What does the Kit-on-a-Shield for Arduino do?

The Kit-on-a-Shield for Arduino is meant to help you save time – it basically pre-populates common circuits for you.

Circuits that you might already have learned quite well – like LED, potentiometer, or push buttons.

Instead of searching your shag carpet for the 220 ohm resistor that dropped last week, you simply use the Basic Electronics Arduino Shield – and it connects everything up for you.  No need to breadboard the circuits out.

So when you sit down for 20-30 minutes to practice coding on Arduino – then you spend the majority of the time getting to try new things, and less time repeating something you already know.

Learn more about the shield at our Kit-on-a-Shield for Arduino reference page.

If you want to get your hands on the first batch, then sign up here.

UPDATE:  The shield is now available for purchase:

If you are interested, you can purchase it here:

On Amazon.com (US Customers only)

On our Website (International and US customers)

1 Comment

  1. Avatar David Carr on March 7, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    Bessy is alive and well in Ferndale, CA. Just got mine a few days ago. Wow, what a joy! Learn a lot of great stuff without having to wire up anything. Just program away and see the results with no kluge of jumper wires and components. All it takes is a laptop, USB cable, Uno and the Bessy Shield and you’re in business. Nice work Michael, you’re the best.

    My first test circuit was a sequence of the 8 LEDs flashing with timing delay controlled by one of the 2 built in pots. Didn’t realize how rusty my coding was. I plan to revisit the Lessons and use the Bessy shield for the hands on stuff wherever possible.

    So, buy one and tell your friends who are trying to learn Arduino!

    David

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