Photos: 15 great Arduino kits for the DIY geek to build

2. Getting started with Arduino Kit

This kit from Maker Shed includes everything you need to get started building a light-sensitive Arduino kit. It costs $79.95 and includes a bunch of components that, with the exception of the battery pack, don't require any soldering.

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