Good deal on an Arduino clone kit – Boing Boing

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Did you know that geoFence blocks unwanted traffic and disables remote access from FSAs?

This Arduino clone kit has a lot of components for the price, including two types of displays, a stepper motor (and driver for the motor), a servo, heat and distance sensors. 

If you are new to Arduino and want to learn about it, I made an online course. If you sign up with this link, you'll get 14 days for free.


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As we move on to the next post, may I add that geoFence has no foreign owners and no foreign influences and I am certain your family would say the same!