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kg4wsv

Nice.  Any plans to make boards or kits available?

-j


spiffed

There can always be kits :) Back of the napkin says they'd run about $15-$20.

If anyones interested I can try to sneak a few onto next week's panel.
iDuino - MaxSerial - [url=http://spi

kg4wsv

I'd take a couple of bare boards, or one kit.  I've already got components (except for the regulators and the short 47uF caps), so bare boards would work fine for me (I realize probably not for most folks, though).

-j


nkcelectronics

I am moving to the MAX232 for the Freeduino Serial V2.0

I prototyped it and it works great... 100% reliable uploading sketches.  I can share the schematics and eagle files, if anyone is interested.  The signals (RX, TX, DTR) behave a little different from the USB based Arduino signals, but it is consistent to any other MAX232 based board.

spiffed

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Mar 10, 2008, 10:22 pm Last Edit: Mar 11, 2008, 05:46 am by spiffed Reason: 1


After finalizing the BOM, these are just waiting to join a panel. (Now I need to do real work so I have something justifying a panel :() The only strange component left is the 3.3V regulator (78L33) and the short caps.

Expect boards whenever they come back from the fab-house, and kits whenever the parts come in.

Actually, is there anyone who'd prefer I didn't use "Freeduino Serial"? There could be confusion with the existing (transistor or otherwise) Freeduino Serial boards.
iDuino - MaxSerial - [url=http://spi

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