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Arduino Shield? Answered

What exactly is a Arduino Shield? Can I make one myself?

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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2011-08-16

A shield is a card that plugs onto an arduino board, and adds some kind of new functions to it, maybe a motor controller, or an SDcard interface.

There is nothing to stop you making a shield for any special function you have in mind. You can even buy blank prototyping boards to do it.


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