Arduino GRANDE

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Arduino GRANDE by jpark Jun 3, 2012



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The Arduino GRANDE is a fully functional Arduino that is about six times larger than real life. These are the laser cutter plans for making a comically large, functioning Arduino for demonstration, comedy, and educational purposes. I built the GRANDE for 2012 Bay Area Maker Faire. http://jedgarpark.wordpress.com/2012/05/15/arduino-grande-2/


    Now, you're ready to wire up all sorts of Arduino peripherals (LEDs, buttons, knobs, speakers, etc.) with 1/8" banana plugs and make your demos bigger than ever.
    NOTE: I removed the Arduino and Atmel logos from the file, feel free to add your own.

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    Made me laugh, hahahah! Congrats! There's a reason my username is "Acrimonious Mirth".

    You know what?
    you killed me,
    ahahahah excellent!

    Yay! I hope that's a good thing and you are still...alive?

    Still alive, thanks for this funny moment.


    YOU ARE A GOD... Respect

    Aw shucks. Thank you.

    this is very exciting!!!!

    Cool stuff, But my first thought is why you didn't hide the real arduino in the usb port with a lid. then you have the usb in in the right place and a cleaner looking board :)

    Neat idea, Condac. I did put the USB port in the right place, via a USB panel mount, but I didn't think to hide the real Arduino in there. Maybe next time!

    I love your mustache~~

    Why thank you! I'm sad to say I have since shaved it and miss it dearly.

    How do I print that mustache?

    I feel that a true Arduino GRANDE would not just have a regular Arduino wired to banana plug headers. It should operate at 12V levels throughout the board, and every pin should be able to drive a relay directly and sink/source 5A. Inputs should be 35V tolerant. A couple of pins should already have
    electromechanical relays built in.

    Guan, I think you should build that! Call it Arduino ROBUSTO!

    Cool work JP.. I always knew you'd make it big someday ;-)

    Thanks Colin! Did you ever print out that amazing Hulk model you did in Animation Master?

    Nope. Have much better models since I started using zbrush. I'll get around to printing them one day.

    That is entirely beautiful!

    Excellent! :)

    Luv the "Made in Burbank"!

    jpark, this is great-ness!

    Nice. The only way this could possibly be better is if it were a boombox too. Oversized Adafruit WAV shield mod? :-D

    Haha, that would be fantastic -- I'll play the first L.L. Cool J album on it.

    This is freaking awesome, I just ordered my first Arduino on friday
    amp; I should be getting it on thursday, I can't wait! But for this I'm going to make one
    amp; hang it up on the wall as a decoration, if I was going to make it funtional like yours, I'd honestly have to make the shields to go along w/ it :-D keep up the good work man!

    This is super grande wicked! :-D