and it’s rather large.
Something that has continually bugged me about the various flavors of Arduino is the number of pins that there are not 8 of. As in, 5 analog pins or 6 PWM pins or whatever. I end up adding multiplexors so I can drive 8 PWM outputs or read 8 sensors or what-have-you.
Arduino MEGA fixes all my problems, at the cost of size and a few extra $$$:
PWM: 14 pins, I’ll try not to complain about it not being 16
Analog Input: 16 pins
Thanks to all the extra I/O, I was able to ditch a specialized, $25 PWM controller and some support hardware and move my entire project from a pc board to an Arduino MEGA shield.