PCB a Week 17: USB Spypow

Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2013 in project logs by DP


Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week.  In week 17  he came up with USB Spypow, it displays the actual charge rates of a USB device:

Yesterday I saw the “The Practical Meter” on Kickstarter – a small unit that is placed inline with the USB when charging your phone and shows the actual charging power (in watts) on a row of LEDs.
I wanted to have a go at it as well so I did the following last evening.

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3 Responses to “PCB a Week 17: USB Spypow”

  1. The power of DP! – I already got good suggestions for some serious improvements from Bertho.

  2. Lee says:

    That’s brilliant!
    Looks great, too.

  3. johnson says:

    that’s really can i get to design one(pcb)

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