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Arduino Mega 2560 R3

SKU: A000067

$78.00 AUD, inc GST
$70.91 AUD, exc GST

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Arduino Mega 2560 R3
78 AUD

SKU: A000067

$78.00 AUD, inc GST
$70.91 AUD, exc GST
8 reviews 0 5 5
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The Arduino Mega 2560 is an update on the older Mega board and provides a 54 digital perfect for larger projects. If you've worked with the Arduino Uno, or other smaller Arduino boards, then you'll love the Mega 2560. It retains the Uno's shield compatibility so you can use all of your existing hardware, and the extra pins have been added to the end of the board. With the extra pins comes a bump in hardware peripherals such as UART, TWI (I2C), SPI and PWM.

The Mega 2560 has an Atmel Atmega2560 microcontroller which packs 8x the amount of Flash memory (256KB), and 4x the SRAM and EEPROM (8KB and 4KB respectively). Whilst the extra hardware and connectivity is a great option, keep in mind that the mega2560 still runs at the same clock speed as the mega328 chip found on the Uno.

Tech Specs

  • Atmel AVR Atmega2560 microcontroller with an Atmega16u2 for USB connectivity
  • 256KB Flash
  • 8KB SRAM
  • 4KB EEPROM
  • Power via USB or 5-12V barrel jack Vin pin/DC jack (automatic source detection)
  • 16MHz clock speed
  • 54 digital I/O pins
  • 16 analogue I/O pins
  • 15 PWM pins
  • 40mA MAX per pin
  • 38mA average power consumption
  • 36g
  • 53.3mm x 101.5mm

  • Peripherals:
    • 4 UART ports
    • 6 external interrupt pins
    • 1 SPI port
    • 1 TWI (I2C) port

For more information about the board revisions, specifications, or features, take a look at the Arduino site.

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Peter verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great price and super quick postage to QLD. Thanks! (Posted on 3/09/2018)

  2. Review by Steven verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Quality made board which is a welcome step up from my old no-name "Uno". The 3 extra hardware serial ports make it super easy to hook up a bluetooth module (HC-05) and a Wi-Fi module (ESP8266) without worrying about using "Software Serial". Lots of extra memory and more digital input/outputs than you'll know what to do with! If you're starting out, the "Uno" is good, but if you're getting serious with your projects and integrating lots of modules, then the "Mega" is for you!! Highly recommend. (Posted on 6/08/2018)

  3. Review by Tim verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    The "Big Brother" of boards, it's robust and full of capability. (Posted on 23/05/2018)

  4. Review by Joey verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great upgrade to the Arduino Uno. (Posted on 14/05/2018)

  5. Review by Gunther verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This is the genuine Arduino Mega. Connected up first time with out any extra drivers as with the Chinese Arduinos. (Posted on 21/08/2017)

  6. Review by Chris verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    The Mega is great for projects where you need more pins, especially projects that use multiple sensors. (Posted on 26/04/2017)

  7. Review by Phong - Excellent verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Genuine and Fast delivery! (Posted on 8/03/2014)

  8. Review by Michael - Great product verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Purchased this along with the UNO.
    Product was in stock and fast delivery. (Posted on 9/09/2013)

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