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Hey everyone! 

My name is Ron and I'm fairly new to the micro-controller world.  I've dabbled in some code and really liked it, but I'm definitely a "Newbie".  I started my hobby of 3D printing about 4 years ago.  As soon as I did, I developed a love for designing and CAD work and my hobby grew even more.  Last year, I discovered the Arduino (A friend at work told me about it).  These little devices are an excellent addition to my hobbies!!!  This year, I actually started designing projects.  I would see a need for something (an alert, the need to make something move when something happened, etc.), get out my micro-controllers and make my project "come to life".  I could then design containers for the various electronic parts and print them out with my 3D printer.  I seem to come up with more project ideas way faster than I can complete one.  LOL!  I'm looking forward to learning as much as I can as quick as I can.

This is actually the first forum that I've joined.  I found it looking for an answer to an issue I had in one of my projects.  While reading some of the posts, I noticed that most of the people responding, trying to assist, where just really nice people in general.   I've been to a lot of forums where the people helping are rude, demeaning, and act like "everyone should know this stuff".  Not here!  At least not the posts I read.  I figured that I will probably run into a lot more issues trying to educate myself in this world, so I decided that this would be the forum to join.  I'm looking forward to "picking you brain" from time to time.

Thank you for allowing me into your world.


Mark Bolton reacted
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Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 161

Welcome aboard! Most of us help when we can.