Join us for three nights of hacking and electronics fun. This class delivers an introduction to interactivity through the popular open source physical computing platform called Arduino (www.arduino.cc), and will teach you how to use it to interact with the physical world.
You will connect a variety of sensors (light, temperature, sound, etc.) to the Arduino and use them to control a motor, LEDs, and other mechanical devices. You will also learn the basics of programming the Arduino to carry out your commands, and we will cover some low-cost, easy to use techniques for experimenting with electronics. No prior knowledge of electronics or programming is necessary.
As part of the class cost you will receive a power supply and a great selection of components for experimenting picked to match the projects we will tackle.
You must provide your own Arduino board or Arduino clone. Suitable boards are available from a wide variety of sources, including: adafruit.com, sparkfun.com and nkcelectronics.com.
The Arduino is programmed using free software, but you will need to bring a laptop with a USB port. The Arduino software run on OSX, Windows, and most flavors of Linux.
April 14, 2009 - April 28, 2009
* Tue 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
Class price includes a lab fee for electronic components.
911 Media Arts Members Price: $295
Non Members Price: $345
For more information on membership and pricing, and to sign up go to http://www.911media.org/education/classes/arduino.html
Official Website: http://www.911media.org/education/classes/arduino.html
Added by jkopel on April 2, 2009