Note: This is the fully assembled, official Arduino Mega board, straight from the Arduino guys over in Italy.
At last, an Arduino with a name I can pronounce! The latest core of the Arduino platform, launched in early 2009.
Details from the Arduino website :
“The Arduino Mega is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega1280 (datasheet). It has 54 digital input/output pins (of which 14 can be used as PWM outputs), 16 analog inputs, 4 UARTs (hardware serial ports), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button. It contains everything needed to support the microcontroller; simply connect it to a computer with a USB cable or power it with a AC-to-DC adapter or battery to get started. The Mega is compatible with most shields designed for the Arduino Duemilanove or Diecimila.
PS – Matt and Chris just built the Arduino Mega Lithium Backpack, which is a rechargeable battery pack that makes the Mega portable and gives it 27 hours of circuit life.
- 54 i/o pins
- 14 PWM
- 16 Analog
- 128kB Flash Memory
- 8kB RAM
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