Arduino is an open-source platform for easy designing and development of programmable electronic devices. It is perfect for fast prototyping of toys, devices as well as control and regulation applications without the need for a deeper knowledge of electronics principles. So you can engineer, for example, monitoring devices with different types of sensors or build a remote control robot without the need for soldering and with the help of a simple development platform and programming language.
SparkFun offers a wide range of products that have been designed to be used in combination with the Arduino platform. The different series include some really intriguing robot toys that require a reliable twin-motor gearbox to move, which is exactly what the SparkFun Dual Motor GearBox offers. It comes unassembled and ready for use.
Arduino hi-tech electronic building kits
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