Starter pack designed for the hobbyist for PICAXE experiments. 18X supplied- but supports all 8,14,20,18,28,40 PICAXE sizes. Large breadboarding area for testing and in-built input/output devices.
The ScrewShield is a “wing-format” shield that extends the Arduino pins to sturdy, secure, and dependable screw terminal blocks. (You even get a few bonus terminals for extra GND and power!&#
Looking for the smallest Atmel microcontroller with built-on motor drivers? The BittyBot MEGABitty microcontroller features an Atmel ATMega8L, motor drivers, and voltage regulation in tidy 0.9" x 0.9" package!
Making PIC-based Laboratory Instruments and Controllers by Harprit Singh Sandhu is hands on tutorial and resource book that teaches you how to build your own interfaces.
Running motors with PIC microcontrollers is a hands on tutorial on running all sorts of small motors with PICBasic and PIC Microcontrollers.