Posts Tagged ‘dev boards’

CC2538 development board

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Jelmer Tiete designed and built a development board for the TI CC2538, that is available at GitHub: It’s a nice little system-on-chip with an ARM Cortex M3, 2.4 GHz 802.15.4 radio and it runs at 32 MHz. Perfect for all your favorite Internet Of Things (IOT) shenanigans. Contiki supports this...

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nodeLHC – ESP8266 development board

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Pedro Minatel shared us his ESP8266 development board project - nodeLHC: This board was developed at the Campinas Hacker Lab in Brazil during our weekly IoT meetings. This layout and schematic was developed by Leandro Pereira. The idea was to develop a easy to use board and to learn how to use...

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Make an ATTiny85 programmer and development board

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

  Larry blogged about his DIY AVR ATTiny85  programmer and development board: Starting from upper left is the 6-pin AVR programming header. I chose it because it has +5 and GND as well as the programming signals and can power the board. Next a red LED to show power to the board....

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DIY ESP8266 Development Board

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

A DIY ESP8266 Development Board from Electro-Labs: In this project, we are building an ESP8266 Development Board which lets the user make connection to ESP8266 from a PIC microcontroller and a PC. The board also provides all the needs to be used as microcontroller peripherals such as LCD display, pusbuttons, indicator LEDs...

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Location based development board

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Matt Coates of Sky Labs Electronics writes: So here it is! Courtesy of Dangerous Prototypes Dirty PCB service, I have been able to put together and complete the testing of the first prototype of my very own location based development board. So lets talk about what you’re looking at. The board is a...

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Minimalism AVR development board

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Baoshi of DigitalMe wrote an article detailing his minimalism ATTiny2313 development board build: The AVR chip I’m talking about is Atmel ATTiny2313, in SOIC-20 package. To make the development board, I bought some 28 pin SOIC/SSOP to DIP adapters. These adaptors usually come in double sided design. Corresponding pins on both sides are connected...

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GSM/GPRS micro development board

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Elpis shared his GSM/GPRS micro dev board in the project log forum: It is a 70x43.7mm control board (the PCB is made from SeeedStudio) designed as a part of a bigger project. But since the beginning I was trying to make it as a general-purpose development board for the Telit GL865 GSM/GPRS...

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Make your development boards different

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Meseta from Universal Air wrote in response about the development board market, and give a few tips on how to differentiate your boards from the rest. Read the full article below. Yes, that's a tough decision. Devepment boards are a very niche market, there are few customers and there's a...

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Recent Comments

  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...