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Field Data
Price (sek)500
Sizesmall to medium
BackgroundMA project from Ivrea by Hernando Barragán (2003), platform that led to Arduino. Builds on Processing
Ease of usemoderate, requires coding and hardware knowledge
Documentationopen source project, limited documentation, stagnant for a number of years
Purposesintro to physical computing, projects involving hardware and software
Flexibilityhigh, no pre-made modules, very flexible, large number of I/O
Input vs Outputmicrocontroller only, with breakout pins
Hardware vs Softwaresimilar to Arduino
more focus on software
Strengthsmore generic and flexible than Arduino, more powerful, support for multiple processor architectures
Weaknessesslow development history, limited adoption,