Reducing Arduino Power Consumption

Contributors: Alex the Giant
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Resources and Going Further

More information on low-power modes and options can be found in the datasheet for the 328P.

For more power-related fun, check out the following SparkFun tutorials.

Connector Basics

Connectors are a major source of confusion for people just beginning electronics. The number of different options, terms, and names of connectors can make selecting one, or finding the one you need, daunting. This article will help you get a jump on the world of connectors.

FemtoBuck Constant Current LED Driver Hookup Guide v13

The FemtoBuck board is a high-efficiency, single-channel constant-current LED driver.

Current Sensor Breakout (ACS723) Hookup Guide

Learn how to measure the current consumption of your project using the ACS723 Current Sensor.

LumiDrive Hookup Guide

The LumiDrive LED Driver is SparkFun’s foray into all things Python on micro-controllers. With the SparkFun LumiDrive you will be able to control and personalize a whole strand of APA102s directly from the board itself.