Getting Started with the Teensy
The Teensy line is a collection of microcontrollers from PJRC based around several different powerful ICs. This basic getting started guide will help you start using the Teensy that's best for your project.
To follow along with this tutorial, you will need the following materials. You may not need everything though depending on what you have. Add it to your cart, read through the guide, and adjust the cart as necessary. You will need the appropriate USB cable for the Teensy board with which you are working. The following boards work with the micro-USB cable:
The Teensy++ 2.0 works with the mini-USB cable:
You will also need the appropriate headers for your project. There are several different options available. Below are a few common headers used with the boards.
Alternatively, if you are planning on doing a lot of intense soldering, you can also use the following wishlist as a guide.
If you aren't familiar with the following concepts, we recommend reading these articles first before continuing with this getting started guide.
How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering
Installing an Arduino Library
Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI)
Installing Arduino IDE
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