This is the new Arduino compatible Mega 2560. The new ATMega16U2 chip allows for faster transfer rates and more memory. No drivers needed for Linux or Mac
- Two new pins are placed near the RESET pin. One is the IOREF that allow the shields to adapt to the voltage provided from the board. The other is a not connected and is reserved for future purposes
- Works with all existing shields but also compatible with new shields that require the additional pins.
The kit has more than 16 projects and tutorials for the beginners. This is the new SainSmart MEGA2560 R3 Starter Kit, developed specially for those beginners who are interested in Arduino. You will have a complete set of useful electronic components.$21.49