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nasero

Hello

Does somebody know if there are any intentions to market any MKR with ethernet connectivity?

Regards

ballscrewbob

#1
Nov 24, 2017, 05:43 am Last Edit: Nov 24, 2017, 05:44 am by ballscrewbob
Not that I am aware of but it is easy enough to add an Ethernet to the MKR anyway.

Arduino don't tell too many people what coming up and if they do most often they are told to keep it a secret until it is launched.

I wasn't allowed to post pictures of my first (beta) MKR1000 until after the launch
It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

nasero

Thanks for the reply

but it is easy enough to add an Ethernet to the MKR anyway.
Are you referring to using ETHERNET SHIELD V2?
The ideal would be a smaller shield adapted to the MKR
Regards

ballscrewbob

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Nov 24, 2017, 07:57 pm Last Edit: Nov 24, 2017, 07:58 pm by ballscrewbob
I was thinking something like this



The smaller one could easily be mounted on a small PCB on top of the MKR.

I have the NANO one and it works great.
Would not take much to jumper that to the MKR too.

It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

nasero

I did not know these modules, thank you very much for the information.

Although I think it will be difficult for me to adapt them to the MKR, there is not much information about it.


ballscrewbob

All the information you need is on the internet.

Just look up "arduino ethernet module".

Lots of electronics places that cover Arduino have those.

There are libraries for the ENC series with examples on how to use them.

It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

nasero

Hello
It seems that ENC is not compatible with MKR
What a pity!
https://github.com/jcw/ethercard/

Regards

ballscrewbob

I have no idea where you got that idea from but it is mistaken.

You picked one lib yet there are lots more out there.
There are 46 hits for Arduino alone not including the mis-categorised C versions.
And that's just on GitHub and there are even more in different repos's.

It pays do actually do homework rather than settle on a first hit basis.


It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

gdsports

If you really do not want wire up a MKR board to a generic Ethernet board, take a look at the Adafruit Feather line. But I can only assume the boards work because I do not have them. Maybe someone will design a Feather to MKR adaptor board since there are lots of Feather wings/shields. Soldering still required but only to attach connectors.

https://www.adafruit.com/product/3010

https://www.adafruit.com/product/3201



ballscrewbob

There are some adaptors out there for the feather to MKR as people have done it.
But I will let you find those.

It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

nasero

I will try to look for information, but it is a complicated issue.
Maybe wait for some mkr design with ethernet.

Greetings and thanks.

ballscrewbob

It is not at all complicated.
Your wait might be a long one as the MKR's are relatively speaking still quite new and the Chines market has not really taken them on board but prefer the easier UNO and MEGA etc. clones which are easier to make things for.

It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

nasero

Miracle!!! :)  Coming soon Arduino MKR ETH Shield. What I wanted. I hope it will be commercialized soon

Regards

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