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LED Micro-Readerboard Kit
LED Micro-Readerboard Kit


 
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LED Micro-Readerboard Kit - This fun little open source soldering kit provides an introduction to the capabilities of microcontrollers.The readerboard spells out preprogrammed messages such as "MAKE" one letter at a time on its alphanumeric LED display.

Features
  • 15 phrases are included, and holiday messages can be optionally enabled as well -- for use as a holiday ornament.
  • The kit comes complete with easy, comic book-style instructions and a preprogrammed microcontroller. No programming is needed, but source code is available in case you want to hack it.
  • LED Micro-Readerboard designed by Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories.



Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
 
Fun Kit July 15, 2008
Reviewer: Joel from Kinston, NC United States  
This was a fun project for someone learning soldering and electronics. It wasn't my first kit, and I'm not sure I'd recommend it as a first if you want to learn to solder. This kit requires you to bend legs on an IC (with excellent instructions), which can be a bit daunting.  I also had occasion to contact the Evil Mad Scientist forum, and found the response time to be really fast, and the reply to helpful.
Would I buy it again, knowing what I know from having built it? Absolutely.

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