Making the Shrimp
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Making the Shrimp

Build your own Arduino™ clone

About the Book

In this simple, step-by-step illustrated guide you'll find everything you need to build, test and program the Shrimp.


  • How to locate the low-cost components you'll need
  • How to build the Shtrimp on a small, inexpensive breadboard
  • How to test your masterpiece
  • How to use the Arduino IDE to re-program your Shrimp
  • How to give your Shrimp a permanent home with stripboard

About the Author

Romilly Cocking
Romilly Cocking

I'm a long-term lover of computing, robotics and AI.

I wrote my first program in 1958. I'm now semi-retired, but still learning, teaching, programming and building.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • What you will need
    • Installing the Arduino IDE
    • Credits
  • Build your own Arduino clone
    • What’s all the fuss about?
    • The Arduino Uno
    • The Shrimp
  • Getting to Blink
    • Check your kit
    • Putting it together
  • Uploading a new sketch
    • The Arduino IDE
    • The Blink sketch
    • Congratulations!
  • What next?
    • Creating a permanent version of your project
    • Learning more techniques
    • Feedback please!
  • Appendix 1 - sourcing parts

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