nodeLHC – ESP8266 development board

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 this magnificent WiFi module. We […]

DIY ESP8266 Development Board

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 and GPIO extension. The PC […]

Location based development board

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 4 layer PCB of dimensions […]

Minimalism AVR development board

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 via the plated through holes […]

Make your development boards different

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 growing list of competitors, you […]