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Makerspace Resources

Kits and Resources for Making Your Own Electronics

Equpment available

The UH Libraries offers one-week checkout of the following kits:

Arduino Uno Starter Kit
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform and suitable for users with no experience in electronics. The kit includes the Arduino board and supplies/accessories to complete beginner-to-intermediate level projects.

BeagleBone Black Starter Kit
The BeagleBone Black is an open-hardware, open-software computer that runs Android, Ubuntu and other Linux "flavors"

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit
Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer for electronics and programming projects. The kit includes the Raspberry Pi computer and supplies/accessories to complete beginner-to-intermediate level projects.

TI LaunchPad Kits
The TI LaunchPad kit is a general-purpose microcontroller for electronics and programming projects. Each kit includes the board and supplies for intermediate-to-advanced level projects.

Models Available:

  • MSP430-F5529
  • CC3200
  • MSP432-P401R
  • CC2650
  • Tiva-C Series (TM4C123G)

Note: Software IDEs (integrated development environments) are available for download to your personal computer for each kit.
Arduino | Raspberry Pi | TI LaunchPad | BeagleBone

Test & Measurement Equipment

National Instruments' Analog Discovery 2 is a portable solution for your testing and measurement needs. View the datasheet for details. These can be checked out for one week from the Service Desk.

Or, visit the MD Anderson Library Learning Commons area to test your projects using our available in-library oscilloscope, multimeter and power supply.