Arduino is an open-source electronics platform that consists of both hardware and software components that provides a flexible and user-friendly environment for creating interactive electronic projects, prototypes, and various DIY applications. Arduino boards are designed with microcontrollers that can be programmed using the Arduino programming language and IDE (Integrated Development Environment).Arduino offers a wide range of products including Arduino boards, modules and kits that cater to different project requirements and levels of expertise. Here at RS we offer a wide range of different Arduino board types including the likes of entry-level boards, enhanced featured boards, IoT and even education boards. Arduino boards have a variety of different features from USB, sensor, and wireless technology.
Entry Level:Arduino entry-level boards are easy to set up and are perfect to begin your first creative projects. This range of boards and kits are perfect to help you with your coding and electronics journey, using a variety of components to improve the customer's usability.
Enhanced FeaturesArduino has a range of advanced boards with enhanced features, these boards are better suited to users that have had previous experience with development kits. For more complex projects with some of the best hardware on the market, these microcontroller boards can handle advanced functionality with faster performance.
IoTWith top of the range software and hardware, these Arduino IoT boards will help keep your devices connected more easily and offer opportunities of the world wide web.
Education Boards and KitsArduino education helps to empower and encourage educators by using the ideal hardware and software components to help design a more hands-on, innovative learning experience. Educators will be able to take their students on a fun, inspiring journey through the world of electronics and programming.
What are the most Popular Arduino boards?Arduino Uno - offers a good balance of functionality and simplicity, making it suitable for beginners and professionals alikeArduino Mega 2560 - larger version of the Arduino Uno. It provides more I/O pins, memory, and processing power, making it ideal for projects that require extensive connectivity and higher computational capabilities.Arduino Nano - compact board designed for projects with space constraints. Despite its small size, it retains many of the features of the Arduino Uno, making it suitable for wearable electronics, robotics, and small-scale projects.Arduino Leonardo - useful for projects that require keyboard or mouse inputsArduino Due - based on a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller. It offers significantly higher processing power and additional features, making it suitable for more advanced projects and applications that require real-time processing.