Member Since: January 18, 2011

Country: United States

  • That’s a nice idea Bill! I hope Sparkfun guys adopt your design. Adafruit has already opted for similar design by adding headers to these 5 pins. Adafruit board is easier to connect to breadboard with no soldering efforts. I am not expert in soldering, and afraid of soldering where SMD components are in vicinity. Hence instead of soldering 0.1 headers to XBee explorer, I bought an XBeee breakout board for each radio.

  • Which FTDI driver to use? There are two drivers, VCP (Virtual COM Port) driver and the D2XX (Direct USB via DLL) driver.

  • Can I use this to charge 3.7v, 2200mAh Li-Poly battery?