Sketching In Hardware


Toolkits ยป Picaxe

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Field Data
Price (sek)100-500
Sizetiny to small
Backgroundoriginally designed as an educational system for schools, now in large use, based on PIC chips
Ease of useeasy to very advanced
Documentationgood documentation, established community
Purposeslearning about microcontroller, mixing hardware and software, support advances uses
Flexibilityhigh, many different sizes and models to choose from
Input vs Outputmicrocontroller package, input ~= output
Hardware vs Softwaremore software than hardware
Strengthsvery affordable, tiny size, BASIC language
WeaknessesBASIC language
Linkshttp://www.picaxe.com