Touch display with RGB silicone buttons for Bus Pirate Ultra

This is the prototype display board for the next, and possibly final, revision of Bus Pirate “Ultra” v1. We went a bit wild, but we’re thrilled at the possibilities: 2.8″ IPS LCD with capacitive touch display. The capacitive touch sensor is I2C based, so we added an I2C bus and interrupt pin to the flex […]

Partlist Wednesday: Buttons and switches

Every Wednesday we highlight a component from the updated partlist. This week: buttons and switches. Let’s talk buttons. The 6mm button is the classic button. It comes in surface mount and through hole versions. The 6mm surface mount button, DTSM-6 seems to be one package name, has nice beginner-friendly pads that are easy to solder. […]