What's a Microcontroller? Parts Kit

  • 28122: What's A Microcontroller? Parts Kit
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Overview

The What's a Microcontroller Parts Kit provides all the electronic components needed to comlpete the activities in the What's a Microcontroller? text on a BASIC Stamp 2 development board.

If you want to learn to make your own BASIC Stamp inventions, learn how these common components work as you go step-by-step through 40 hands-on activities in the 350-page What’s a Microcontroller? text (available for purchase or as a free download). Side-by-side schematics and wiring diagrams give you confidence in building the circuits with the Parts Kit components on a BASIC Stamp 2 development board, and each example program is followed by a detailed explanation so you learn as you go. Here's what you will learn to do:

Key Features

  • Build simple circuits with schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Write programs in PBASIC to control the circuits
  • Send signals by blinking LEDs
  • Sense contact with pushbuttons
  • Read a dial using a potentiometer
  • Measure light with a phototransistor
  • Control motion with a servo motor
  • Play tunes on a piezo speaker
  • Display data on a 7-segment LED
  • Combine several circuits to prototype an invention 

Details

Kit Contents:

  • Input components: pushbuttons, single-turn potentiometer, phototransistor
  • Output devices: LEDs, 7-segment display, servo, piezo speaker
  • Passive components: resistors, capacitors, jumper wires
  • Integrated circuits: digital potentiometer, transistor

Required Development Board (sold separately)

Complete Kit Options

 

Downloads & Documentation

Download Details More Info
What's a Microcontroller? Text - 4.97 MB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 5:46 pm
Data Plotting with StampPlot Lite - 153.61 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:01 pm
Micro Music With RTTTL Example Code - 10.3 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:34 pm
BS2 Activity - Data Plotting with Excel - 240.54 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:04 pm
Micro Alarm Prototype Example Code - 6.1 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:40 pm
Servo Circuit Connections for BASIC Stamp Boards - 305.54 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:26 pm
Errata for What's a Microcontroller? Text - 256.1 KB | updated: 12 May 2014 - 10:25 am
Wavelengths and their Corresponding Colors - 24.31 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:31 pm
Micro Alarm Mini Project - 265.33 KB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:13 pm
Expo 2012 BASIC Stamp Activity Slides - 5.43 MB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 6:20 pm
StampPlot Lite Software - 1.55 MB | updated: 14 May 2014 - 9:38 am