This tutorial may be outdated. It is no longer recommended for beginners, and may need modifications to code or hardware that is not indicated in the tutorial.

Parts List

The printer package kit has been discontinued by Adafruit. If you make your own similar project, you will have to buy the parts separately.

The Internet of Things Printer Project Pack includes the following items:

Electronics

Because many users already have Arduino hardware, the kit does not include microcontroller and/or network boards. You will need to additionally purchase or bring:

-or-

Directions are provided for both. In either case, you will also need:

  • Cables for USB programming and Ethernet.

Acrylic Parts

As the kit of parts is not available at present, the design files for cutting your own acrylic are provided below. You may want to change these depending on your design.

Tools

The following tools are needed:

  • Soldering iron and solder.
  • Small screwdriver.
  • Optional: tape, pliers.
  • Not shown: wire cutters and strippers, lighter or heat gun for heat-shrink.

 

This guide was first published on Jul 29, 2012. It was last updated on Jul 29, 2012. This page (Parts List) was last updated on Apr 24, 2019.