Arduino - HomePage. Tutorials. Windows. This document explains how to connect your Arduino board to the computer and upload your first sketch. 1 | Get an Arduino board and USB cable In this tutorial, we assume you're using an Arduino Uno, Arduino Duemilanove, Nano, Arduino Mega 2560 , or Diecimila.
If you have another board, read the corresponding page in this getting started guide. You also need a standard USB cable (A plug to B plug): the kind you would connect to a USB printer, for example.