Smoke Tester v1 free PCB build

Ptarmigan labs blogged about his free Smoke Tester v1 PCB build. It’s a board designed to safely power your prototypes, and check if they have a short somewhere using just about any available supply. A while back I got a free PCB from Dangerous Prototype’s Free PCB program. It’s a nice little board designed to provide […]


Here is the Smoke Tester. It’s a board designed to safely power prototypes for the first time and see if there are shorts. Current can be measured using a voltmeter. Here’s the full feature list. 5V and 3.3v voltage regulators 7V-15V input 3 possible input sources: USB, 2mm DC barrel jack, and screw terminals 3 […]