[clug] LCA H/W talk

Rainer Klein rklein at tpg.com.au
Tue Feb 5 07:38:36 GMT 2008

On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, Robert Edwards wrote:
> Did anyone on this list go to Jon Oxer's H/W tutorial (connecting
> the real world into secondlife) and get a kit of parts? Want to offer
> to do a talk at CLUG sometime about it?

I was also in the audience of Jon's facinated presentation. 
> I have ordered a couple of the Arduino boards from Little Bird
> Electronics in Sydney and hopefully will have them by the next CLUG
> meeting and might be in a position to do a talk about it/them if
> anyone else is interested. These boards are relatively cheap ($40
> incl. GST) and interface over USB (and so also get power over USB).
> They are based on the Atmel AVR series of microcontrollers, with
> full C support via gcc, so great potential for Open Source projects
> as well as little hardware interfacing hacks around the home. The
> boards themselves are open source (h/w design etc.).

If more are interested, we could do a combined purchase?   


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