BASIC Stamp Activity Kit - USB (Text v3.0) help you learn electronics and programming side-by-side. Learn circuit-building and programming at the same time with the BASIC Stamp microcontroller. It's a tiny on-board computer like the ones found in many electronic devices. Discover how common components work as you go step-by-step through 40 hands-on activities in the 350-page "What's a Microcontroller?" text. Gain confidence in constructing circuits with schematics and wiring diagrams. Each example program is followed by a detailed explanation so you learn as you go.