I created a part in Eagle for a 2 AA battery holder. Ordered a set of prototype boards. Cute but kinda pricey. Need to validate the layout and hole sizes are correct anyhow. Will be nice to be able to put 2 AA batteries on the breadboard.
I started working on a new project tonight. I’m going to build a compact, cheap LED light that runs on a single AA battery. I’ll be using the MCP1640 voltage regulator booster from MicroChip. I created the Eagle-Layout for it tonight and ordered a test board from OHSPark to verify the layout. I also created […]
Ebay Listings I listed Nanohawk products on eBay to make sure they have good exposure. Tindie is not generating any sales. MiniButton went live this week as well and TinyTimer and TinyTimer Duo are available. Waiting on a new set of boards for the Kickstarter version.
I spent some time tuning the TinyTimer design with the interface. I realized I wasn’t happy with simple pins for the input and logic connection points. I changed them to terminals which set off a cascade of space issues. I wound up re-laying out the entire board this evening to deal with some space constraint […]
Found an issue with the ISP and while I was fixing it I realized I could free up a pin to add an input. There is very little cost involved with adding the input which is a great thing. It significantly increases the things you can do with the timer by allowing it to react […]
Got the revised boards in, going to work on them this evening. We’ll see how they work. 🙂