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 +====== PCB Design & Etching 2012 ======
 +I'll use this page as a blog to keep track of my project. It will be a working doc during the process. When finished I will do a clean-up and write a description of steps taken + the final result.\\ ​
  
 +
 +==== goals ====
 +  * Learn EAGLE\\
 +  * get familiar with etching techniques\\
 +  * learn SMD soldering\\
 +  * Make a pcb that allows for easy use of wireless sensor reading. Goal is to use keep it small-size, low-cost, use of easy to find components. Also, the board should most preferably be easy to program and have low power consumption.\\
 +
 +==== related projects ====
 +Low power sensor node (<$12) by Maniacbug\\
 +Using an Atmega328P MCU, nRF24L01+ radio, 3V | 540mAh coin cell to measure room temperature wirelessly on intervals.\\
 +Libraries, EAGLE circuit and PCB available [[http://​maniacbug.wordpress.com/​2011/​10/​19/​sensor-node|Link]]\\
 +\\
 +Mini FET board by IDEO Labs\\
 +A small shield for Arduino Pro Mini\\
 +EAGLE circuit and board available, [[http://​labs.ideo.com/​2009/​08/​10/​arduino-mini-shield-for-small-prototypes/​|Link]]\\
 +\\
 +The Arduino Split\\
 +[[http://​blog.ckdevices.com/?​p=119|project link]]\\
 +
 +
 +==== wishlist ​ ====
 +  * Arduino Pro Mini
 +  * FTDI Breakout board/ cable
 +  * Coin cell 3,6V | 110mAh, [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​products/​10319|Sparkfun]]
 +  * tiny battery pack 3,7V | 110mAh, [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​products/​731|Sparkfun]]
 +  * arduino pro micro, [[http://​www.sparkfun.com/​products/​10999|Sparkfun]]
courses/pcb_etching_2012.txt · Last modified: 2013/05/07 02:52 by jules