WHAT DO you recommend for a beginner?
Arduino Leonardo: Similar features the Uno, but can be recognized by computers as a mouse and keyboard. This is my favorite board for prototyping.
What are your computer specs?
Corsair K70: Mechanical keyboard
Corsair Scimitar Pro: Mouse
What software do you use?
Fusion 360: Free 3D CAD software created by Autodesk for hobbyists and designed for beginners. Also includes CAM, CAE, and rendering options.
Arduino IDE: Programming software that supports all Arduino products and is required for compiling code.
Rasbpian: Debian-based operating system for Raspberry Pi that is great for beginners looking for a more traditional desktop experience.
RetroPie: Raspberry Pi emulation software for use in MAME arcade cabinets or retro consoles.
Inkscape: Open source vector graphics editor that is a great free alternative to Adobe Illustrator.
GIMP: Open source raster graphics editor that is a great free alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
What camera do you use?
Nikon D3400: General use
GoPro HERO6 Black: Action/Closeups
Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920: Streaming webcam