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re: SparkFun to host "Introduction to Arduino" workshop
David.Bley   11/8/2012 5:22:50 PM
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Wish I could go. Alas, I am too far away. I have two comments. Why wait until the kids are in High School? My dad got me my first VOM (Volt-Ohm-Milliampmeter - before digital) on my 11th birthday. Somebody needs to develop a beginner's oscilliscope. That was when I really started learning electronics. I was able to borrow a Dumont 'scope and later I built a Heathkit dual channel 5MHz 'scope. There don't seem to be any entry level 'scopes except for the Rigol.

Max The Magnificent
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re: SparkFun to host "Introduction to Arduino" workshop
Max The Magnificent   11/8/2012 5:43:00 PM
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Ah -- I was thinking of "high school" in UK terms -- when I was there it was from 11 to 18 -- so I think we are thinking the same thing ... sort of thing ...

Max The Magnificent
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re: SparkFun to host "Introduction to Arduino" workshop
Max The Magnificent   11/8/2012 5:43:44 PM
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And remember that I was the one that mentioned "high school" -- the guys from SparkFun say "anyone who is interested in learning" (no age range from them)

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re: SparkFun to host "Introduction to Arduino" workshop
astanleyw   11/8/2012 6:16:36 PM
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Look at the products from Oscium (http://www.oscium.com/) which makes Logic Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer and Mixed Signal Adapters for iPad/iPhones.

Max The Magnificent
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re: SparkFun to host "Introduction to Arduino" workshop
Max The Magnificent   11/8/2012 7:03:17 PM
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I already have them all -- great tools



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