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CP/PC364 Data Communications and Networks Laboratory

Arduino Introduction


The Arduino platform was designed to simplify electronics for beginners. We'll use it for later labs, so this exercise will get you familiar with the device and the development system.


  1. To become familiar with the Arduino platform.
  2. To produce output to an LCD display.




  1. Set up the arduino with the software, and test the setup by using the sample Blink sketch.
    Demonstrate the program working.
  2. Follow the instructions in the LiquidCrystal/HelloWorld sketch to wire and test the program using the display provided.
    Demonstrate the program working.
    Show your pin assignments on the pin assignment diagram.


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