n some cases the board might still not work. This is because there is no bootloader installed on the Atmel microcontroller ship. To solve this problem we need a working Arduino and the clone Arduino we want to fix.
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The basic reason to hunt behind Arduino Compatible is the price. Arduino Original is a bit costly, only that board is not enough – there are breadboard, minimum electronic tools, power supply for breadboard, multimeter and other test equipments – the cost goes over $300. More over, one Arduino might not be enough for one project...