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This Arduino Tutorial is going to be very similar to the Arduino Tutorial Bundle Instructable
but because we are working on this in our class I figured Instructables would be a good place to organize our YouTube videos and add some more help. To sum up the difference between the two tutorials, Arduino Tutorial Bundle is the basically the book that is linked in the references an includes pictures steps and the code. This instructable has the steps I used to when following the Experimenters Guide, and my classmates YouTube videos.
My first problem was that Windows 8 did not install the driver for the arduino. Windows 8 gave me an error message saying that the driver was unsigned. To get round the new windows 8 security checks I followed THIS guide. Basically use Advanced Startup to start with Disable Driver signature Enforcement. our your windows 7 PC
I used a Pin to Poke a hole through the paper where the wires should go so that the holes in the bread board are easier to find and its nicer on the parts.
The second half of the kit and some of the less complicated ones don't have any components on the left side of the board.I aligned the grid paper to the right side of the bread board with only the right pins to hold it.
To store the extra pieces from the kit and to keep the resistors organized i placed everything on a spare bread board.
the .gif pictures don't align up exact. this is my attempt at making 3d stereoscopic gif pictures.