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PCB design

Boards & Boards (to get you bored) -- a log of homebrewed circuits coming to life...

I decided to make a blog to serve as a log for the boards I design and/or produce... well mostly because I can. So here it goes.

NOTE: Older boards at the bottom, newer at the top. So do bottom-up read if you're after a chronological perspective.


05 - Practice makes perfect (eventually) OR the h-bridgemania

Hi All, Five months ago I decided to make a small and simple line follower. It would be my very first robot, and I had to learn from the basis. Five months later, … Read more
Basic principles in PCB design
I thought this could come handy. EMI and power surge problems are common in digital circuit design. The following list is a compilation of suggestions I have … Read more

PCB Fabrication

I just discovered this site http://www.pcb-pool.com in the new Servo magazine. I went to check it out and was surprised. I can order 100 PCB boards of my shield design for $330 with 8 day turn around. SparkFuns batchPCB which is what I have been using would cost 1445.95 for 100 of the same board, and they take about a month to arrive.