We designed a microcontroller board for a power supply, but somehow we forgot to add the oscillator to the circuit. We thought it was enough to add two nets called ‘OSC1′ and ‘OSC2′ to the schematic… Why can’t Eagle cope … Read more
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Seeed Studio PCBA prototype service testing: Appreciated you use our fusion PCB service before. For greatly increase your efficiency for your product design from prototype stage, it bring a new service for your check. We are going to launch … Read more
Wardy’s prototype propeller accessory for RasPi The prototype for my Propeller accessory is pretty much finished now. The final one will be a proper PCB with hopefully FOUR Propeller chips on it! I’m using one for this prototype to ensure … Read more
A multipurpose 0.1″ pitch prototyping board that fits a DP6037 acrylic case is now available at Seeed Studio. This one is pretty small, just 60mm by 37mm, bigger boards are on the way. We originally made this board for building … Read more
Hardware hacking is more fun with open source, DIY tools. That’s why Arhi designed a completely open soldering station controller motherboard. And we designed a through hole version that is now available as a PCB only at Seeed for $7 … Read more
Bus Blaster v3 design overview, programming and self-test. We also thank Microchip for sending us 2 tubes of scratch ‘n’ dent 23LC1024 marked 23K1024. Read about the Bus Blaster v3 and how it came to be, below. Update: new video … Read more
The second version of our CPLD-based XT-IDE adapter PCB is about to go to the board house. In this update all the logic ICs have been moved to the CPLD, making it fully programmable. The XT-IDE project is a Vintage … Read more
Use a remote control with your computer, view infrared signals on a logic analyzer, or capture and replay remote control buttons. USB Infrared Toy v2 has higher-power infrared transmitter and several new features. Read the full design documentation. NEW: 100mA … Read more
Protoflex is a set of flexible circuit board stickers for SMD development. Peel off a footprint, stick it on 0.1″ protoboard, and solder surface mount parts directly on the sticker. Brilliant use of flexible PCBs. Thanks Kelvin! Via contact form.
robots posted pictures of his reflow oven controller prototype. Software development is in progress, and menus have been added. Via the project log forum.
Prototype with QFP size surface mount chips. Currently available in 0.50mm, 0.65mm, and 0.80mm. 32-80pin xQFP packages Each pin brought to a header Open source (CC-BY-SA) Don’t know your size? See choosing a breakout board. Available in 0.50mm, 0.65mm, and … Read more
Dangerous Protoboard: Bus Pirate v3/SOIC is now available for $10. This is Sjaak’s special Dangerous Protoboard for working with SOIC chips and SMD parts, it includes a Bus Pirate v3 connector for easy testing. It has footprints for: 0805 parts … Read more
This is the first complete working prototype of the Bus Pirate v4. The final header will be shrouded. In a related development, McZ tipped us to the PicPack open source PIC USB virtual serial firmware. It could be just the … Read more
This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. Now you’ve got one of Hack a Day’s Bus Pirates, what do you do with it? Learn about 1-wire, I2C, and SPI EEPROMs with the 3EEPROM explorer … Read more