The board is very popular among students and hobbyists due to its flexibility, ability to connect different robotic parts including sensors, actuators, etc., and a great platform to learn about robots and how they work. The board can be used in various projects from semi-autonomous to autonomous robotics applications.
UNO’s features include a USB interface that doesn’t require drivers to communicate with operating systems like Windows or Mac OS, stability, a long list of resources and a large community of members ready to improve the ecosystem of the board.
Arduino Uno Specifications
- Microcontroller – ATmega328
- Operating Voltage – 5V
- Input Voltage (recommended) – 7-12V
- Input Voltage (limits) – 6-20V
- Digital I/O Pins – 14 (of which 6 provide PWM output)
- Analog Input Pins – 6
- DC Current per I/O Pin – 40 mA
- DC Current for 3.3V Pin – 50 mA
- Flash Memory – 32 KB (ATmega328) of which 0.5 KB used by bootloader
- SRAM – 2 KB (ATmega328)
- EEPROM – 1 KB (ATmega328)
- Clock Speed – 16 MHz