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The safety tag is for the well-being of the people and objects around you, and yourself.

The safety tag is for the well-being of the people and objects around you, and yourself.

Some general precautions for your Arduino:

  • Don't under/over power your Arduino
  • Don't pull more than 40 mA on most boards from one digital pin
  • Don't apply more than 5V to any pin (except VIN)
  • Don't change a circuit while the Arduino is powered

Some general precautions for you/the people around you:

  • Don't apply mains to your Arduino.
  • When powering high voltages with a relay, make sure to cover and seal any wires that might be connected to the high voltages.
  • Arduino not to be used as a flotation device. Really, don't get your Arduino or any other part of your setup wet.
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