Help me choose a Arduino microcontroller
December 16, 2011
Hi guys looking for a bit of advice , hoping to buy a few bits and pieces shortly, and after checking out various places feel YourDino shop is going to be the place for me to shop from.
Just stuck on which microcontroller to go with. So here is the link to the microcontroller page on YourDino http://arduino-direct.com/sunshop/index.php?l=product_list&c=1 ... only controller I don’t want is the Red back spider controller.
Ok my needs ...
Need it to run motors (probably only two ... 4 max)
Will need it to run servos (initially only one or two ... just to turn object sensors which will be stuck to the servos)
Later when I feel more comfortable I would like to be able to add more servos eg for adding a lifting arm and such. Or even make a simple quad bot that walks .
Programming memory ... which has the most .
If you think x microcontroller is the most suitable just let me know if ill need a separate motor board to connect to the microcontroller to run the motors , be a bit of a pain to buy a board and then realise I need to purchase a motor controller to connect to the microcontroller.
As this is probably the only board I can get for a while ill be using it for a robot and also using it just for creating circuits on a bread board and experimenting with eg looking up sites like Tronixsstuff and trying out any of the tutorials I can use it on.
These are the 6 choices
YourDuino328 (Arduino Compatible)(Free USB Cable)
YourDuinoRobo1 (Robot Features) (Free Cables+USB)
YourDuino-UNO 328 (Open Source Copy of Arduino UNO)(Free Cable)
Magician Robot Controller (Arduino Compatible)
YourDuino MEGA1280 (Arduino MEGA Compatible)
YourDuino MEGA2560 (Arduino MEGA Compatible)
Thanks in advance for your help.