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Smart Home Automation project competition
Starting with 2018 we will hold quarterly Smart Home Automation project competitions! There will also be prizes for the winners!
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Discuss the popular microcontrollers and SOC. Arduino, ESP8266, Raspberry PI, etc...
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The Nano is a great beginners device. It doesn't need a power supplyor a FTDI programmer. It has on-board USB2serial chip, and is powered by a USB 5V powers supply.
So basically you just plug it in to a USB port on your computer, and you can start uploading your sketches! It doesn't get any easier than that.
It costs about $20 in arduino store, but you can get a clone for $2. Like this one.
Here are the basic specs:
Operating Voltage 5 V
Flash Memory 32 KB of which 2 KB used by bootloader
SRAM 2 KB
Clock Speed 16 MHz
Analog I/O Pins 8
EEPROM 1 KB
DC Current per I/O Pins 40 mA (I/O Pins)
Input Voltage 7-12 V
Digital I/O Pins 22
PWM Output 6
Power Consumption 19 mA
PCB Size 18 x 45 mm
Weight 7 g
And the pinout