Check out this $10 PicoDuino on Tindie

The PicoDuino – targeted at both Makers and engineers – is an uber-mini development board powered by Atmel’s ATtiny85 microcontroller (MCU).

“With the ability to use the familiar Arduino IDE (Digispark version is highly recommended), the PicoDuino is a great way to jump into electronics,” Tindie vendor bobricius explained in a product post.

Aside from the MCU, key board specs include:

  • Support for the Arduino IDE 1.0 and later (OS X, Windows, and Linux)
  • Built-in USB
  • 
5 I/O pins (two are used for USB only if program actively communicates over USB)
  • 
8 KB flash memory (about 6 KB after bootloader)
  • I2C and SPI (vis USI)
  • PWM on three pins (more possible with software PWM)
  • 
ADC on 4 pins
  • Internal temperature sensor
  • 
On-board RGB LED
  • 
Keyboard and HID device emulation
  • 
Programmable via USBASP
  • 
12×22 mm
  • Smart pinout
  • Partially breadboard compatible
  • 
Supports four types of USB connector 0 PCB, USB-A, MiniUSB and MicroUSB
  • Optional Power LED (full model only)
  • 
Optional Reset button (full model only)

Interested in learning more? You can check out the product’s official Tindie page here.

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