12 great Arduino kits for the DIY geek to build

3. Adafruit ARDX v1.3 Experimentation Kit for Arduino

Adafruit's ARDX kit is a great way to get started with microcontrollers. There are 13 circuits to play with and it starts at $85—although discounts are available if purchased in bulk.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.