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This is instructable for how to get started with PICAXE 08M microcontroller.
To get started, you need:

- 08M Protoboard or same kind of board (Can be homemade)
- A LED
- AXE027 USB Cable
- 3V Power supply

Step 1: Connect the led to pin 4

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Just  connect cathode lead to Ground, and anode lead to pin 4 of the microcontroller like this:
 
how did you connect the usb cable? I can't see the socket in the pics
BotFIN (author)  amandaghassaei2 years ago
Hey! It's just plugged to usb port of the computer after you installed the drivers. If installing drivers is hard, I can make another Instructable!