Member Since: September 16, 2013

Country: Sweden

  • Regarding the section about the charger-circuitry on this block: is it meant as classic “charge or discharge” charger circuit or will it power the Edison AND the charger as long as you have the USB/Vin connected (=mini-UPS for power outages)?

  • Is there any space left on this board design to add a BMP180 (or similar) barometer?

    With a 10 DoF block like that you wouldn’t need to connect a standalone barometer sensor if you wanted to make an R/C flight controller or something like that. :-) One possible downside might be that any block stacked on top might interfere with the pressure readings if it gets too close…?

  • I’ve been thinking about combining these into a dense matrix but that decoupling cap' gets in the way.

    One solution would be to place the decoupling cap' right in the center of the solderpads, either on the bottom of the PCB or with some strange riser/spacer (a custom cut piece of PCB?) between the LED and the PCB solder pads.

    Using (pieces of) throughhole pins or SMD zero-Ohm “resistors” as “solder pad raiser” sounds like a possible solution as well, just to add some space beneath the LED but surfacetension alignment of the LED and “raisers” may not be precise enough in those cases.

    Would the production costs skyrocket by the addition of components on both sides of a PCB or would it still be commercially viable? What does the SparkFun product development team have to say about that idea? :)

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