[clug] Help sourcing Arduino kit

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Thu Feb 11 22:25:39 MST 2010

> Afternoon all,
> I attended last night's PSIG and got all keen to purchase and play
> with
> the Arduino (I was interested before, but now I'm keen - and I have
> permission to spend some cash :-) ). I've been looking around the web,
> and
> put together a shopping list (below) and now I'm looking for a
> reasonably
> priced/reliable supplier. I initially looked at Little Bird, but they
> put
> me off when I was at the check out by adding the gst on top of the
> prices
> displayed through their website (big hint, tell me the whole price,
> not
> just part of it, when I'm browsing...)
> Shopping list:
> Arduino Starter Kit
> Ethernet Shield
> Making Things Talk (book)
> Practical Arduino (Jon and Hugh's book)
> Arduino Power Supply
> Any comments about suppliers, or my shopping list, gratefully
> accepted...

Before I bought an AVR kit, I had a number of bookmarks for the arduino.

This one http://www.littlebirdelectronics.com/collections/arduino/
seemed to be ok, though I never dealt with them.




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