Questions tagged [clones]

A clone is a legal, Arduino-like board developed by a third party using the original schematics for the board (with a few minor adjustments). If significant changes are made, it is called a derivative.

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Burning Arduinos one after another

I very accidentally caused a short-circuit to two completely different cheap (under 4$ each) Arduino Uno clones, rendering Windows sound alert for unplugged USB several times. This subsequently led ...
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Differences between a real and clone Arduino uno?

Today I got my clone Arduino and connected it to my real Arduino and they both work. (UPDATE: The Arduino noted as real Arduino probably also is not a real Arduino; however both work fine). However, ...
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Which are the competitors of the Arduino boards? [closed]

Which devices are similar to Arduino boards? Please only list devices / competitors that are comparable in terms of hardware.
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What are the SVG pins for on the SainSmart Uno clone?

I bought a SainSmart clone board which is compatible with the Arduino Uno R3. Alongside each of the standard IO pins, there is a row of 3 additional pins (male). They are arranged in columns, marked S,...
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I fried the AMS1117 voltage regulator on my Arduino Clone, is this the cause?

I had the 12V DC power jack plugged-in all the time, and "to make things more exciting" I also plugged-in the "data" USB whenever I had a new sketch to upload. Is this combination a big no-no, or is ...
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Arduino resets my MacBook Pro

Every time I connect the Arduino Uno to the Mac through USB port, the Mac restarts. Why is this happening? How can Arduino make such a sophisticated machine reset? This also happens with my ESP12E ...