Retired - Electric Imp Breakout Hookup Guide v2

This Tutorial is Retired!

This tutorial covers concepts or technologies that are no longer current. It's still here for you to read and enjoy, but may not be as useful as our newest tutorials.

Contributors: jimblom
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Resources and Going Further

Now that you know how to hook up the electric imp and its Breakout, what project will you be making with it? Will you be adding to the "Internet of Things"? Need some inspiration? Check out some of these products and projects:

If you're looking to interface an electric imp with an Arduino, check out the Electric Imp Shield. We've also written a tutorial on communicating via serial between the imp and Arduino.


The folks at electric imp have loads of great resources on their wiki. Among the many links on that page, these ones stand out for being extra helpful:

If you're still left with imp-related questions, try consulting their forums.