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bare bones board

For the bbb The Bare Bones Board is an Arduino-compatible board (Freeduino) that implements the functionality of the Arduino Diecimila, on a smaller … Read more

Bare Bones Board

The Bare Bones Board is basically an Arduino without a USB connection.  It does all the same stuff as the Arduino, but it's way smaller and less than half the price ($15 unassembled).

http://moderndevice.com/ 

I was just wondering if anyone has any experience with this board, since I'm thinking about buying one.  I am reluctant to install my $35 Arduino Diecimila permanently into my robot, and I'd be much more comfortable using this $15 which I can just leave installed and not feel badly about.