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gshubham96
05-15-2011, 10:25 PM
AVR or ARDUINO ?
which should i learn.
are these ara a good sorce to start from?
http://www.thinnkware.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=216
AVR http://www.thinnkware.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=213
thanx in advance

Coolpratheesh
05-15-2011, 10:31 PM
Go for arduino that's the best starting point for self learning........

vikas
05-15-2011, 11:12 PM
Arduino is nothing but avr with libraries and a fixed hardware. Learn Arduino then move to avr ...

As for the links , they are too expensive ... much cheaper versions available in shops like probots,nex etc .

kawal24
05-16-2011, 12:54 AM
Go for arduino.
It is the best platform for self learning.Loads of tutorial can be found at arduino.cc

gshubham96
05-16-2011, 08:41 AM
shall i buy self learning kits?

kawal24
05-16-2011, 12:26 PM
Buy:
Arduino uno = Rs 1400
Breadboard = Rs 80 to 100
Breadboard wires = rs 50 approx. Or male jumper wires from china = Rs 300 for 70pcs.
Some LEDs = Rs 10 to 20
Resistors
And buy whatever components you want like LCD,motor driver,buzzer,potentiometer,etc
It will be much cheaper than buy a kit.

kawal24
05-16-2011, 12:28 PM
Buy:
Arduino uno
Breadboard
Breadboard wires Or male jumper wires from china = Rs 300 for 70pcs.
Some LEDs
Resistors
LCD
Potentiometer
buzzer
Motor and motor driver
ETC
It will be much cheaper than a kit.

However if you can/want to buy the complete kit then theres no problem in it except the cost.(my opinion)

gshubham96
05-16-2011, 01:49 PM
nyc sugeestion . i already hav most of this stuff but i want to learn arduino

Coolpratheesh
05-16-2011, 03:22 PM
den attend a workshop on arduino .... although u can learn it on ur own .... but training will be much faster
..... ull learn stuff in days that would take u a year to learn on ur own...

gshubham96
05-16-2011, 06:32 PM
I want to learn on my own but still can any1 give me some links on good wrkshps .
I cant attend any wrksop b/w 8-18 june and after 27th june.

Coolpratheesh
05-16-2011, 07:46 PM
Dude ... like i told u on fone .... we have workshop in june and july .... go to my site... and check the dates....

gshubham96
05-16-2011, 11:31 PM
SIR,
1. I cant attend any of your wrkshop coz i will not be in delhi,
plus my parents are not funding coz dey think i m 2 small for doing this stuff, so i am on my own.
that's why i prefer self learning

Coolpratheesh
05-16-2011, 11:33 PM
go on dude... start self learning.... ill help u out with your doubts.... all the best...

rao
05-17-2011, 03:14 AM
The best part abut the arduino is the massive amounts of literature available online.
Start by understanding the examples in the Arduino IDE.

Then whenever you have a certain idea ,e.g. "Balancing bot"

try to google "arduino+idea" or in this case, "arduino balancing bot"

There is a 95% (random percentage, no clear source.) chance of you finding the project with code.

You can take a look at it, try the given code and then optimize your own version.
Don't forget to have as much fun as possible with the arduino.

gshubham96
05-17-2011, 10:18 AM
so, i should buy arduino uno only, not a kit with tuts.

Coolpratheesh
05-17-2011, 10:35 AM
buy a kit that would be better for you....

gshubham96
05-17-2011, 11:33 AM
which is the best arduino model to start with
UNO OR Duemilnove 328 Board

rao
05-17-2011, 07:20 PM
so, i should buy arduino uno only, not a kit with tuts.

What is a kit? Isn't it a bunch of LEDs, resistors , push buttons, piezo speakers, maybe small motor, a servo? Why can't you buy that yourself?




which is the best arduino model to start with
UNO OR Duemilnove 328 Board

UNO and Duemilanove are the same thing , the only difference is that in the UNO, Atmega8L replaces the FTDI chip in the Duemilanove.
Makes no difference. Also, how about googling and reading something about these boards for yourself?

pratheek
05-20-2011, 10:48 AM
UNO and Duemilanove are the same thing , the only difference is that in the UNO, Atmega8L replaces the FTDI chip in the Duemilanove.
Makes no difference. Also, how about googling and reading something about these boards for yourself?
Not exactly.

The UNO can do everything that a Duemilanove can, and more by the virtue of the fact that it uses an Atmega8U2 instead of a USB to serial converter like the Duemilanove. The UNO can be used to build HID devices for a computer, like keyboards, joysticks, etc. If you plan to work on this, then get a UNO because a Duemilanove can't be used in such situations. There are other minor advantages like a larger program space, better legend on the board, etc on the UNO. And like rao said, google around and you will find out for yourself how and why the two are different.

These are just minor changes and may not mean much for a starter, anyway.

gshubham96
05-20-2011, 03:06 PM
one last question,
what is the diff b/w arduino , riduino , freeduino, etc?

roopakjada
05-20-2011, 05:34 PM
There is not much difference that matters all basically have the same MCU ( ATMEL 168 or 328 ) so everything that will work on an arduino will work on these clones BTW refer the arduino webpage for more info ( www.arduino.cc)

gshubham96
05-23-2011, 10:57 AM
finally, decided to buy arduino UNO .
thanx everyone :D :D