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Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/USB shield for Platino and Arduino

Thou Shalt Communicate!

Based on a Labs project | May 2012 | Find it here
Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/USB shield for Platino and Arduino

Today all & sundry, devices included, have to be “connected”, 24/7, all year round. You may have a Facebook account, but what about your oscilloscope? Does your multimeter tweet enough? Is your soldering iron linked in? You may be a non-communicative nerd but your bench power supply may be craving for social interaction. With the add-on board described in this article you can hook up anything to everything, with or without wires.

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Component list

R1–R11 = 1kOhm 5% 0.25W
R12,R13 = 47kOhm 5% 0.25W
C2, C3 = 100nF 50V, 5mm pitch
C5 = 220nF 50V, 5mm pitch
C1, C4 = 10µF 35V, 2.5mm pitch
D1,D2,D3 = LED, green, 3mm diam.
T1–T4 = BC547C, TO-92 case
IC1 = MCP1825S-3302E/AB, 3.3 V voltage regulator, TO-220 case
JP1 = 6-pin pinheader, 0.1" pitch, straight
JP3,JP4 = 3-pin pinheader, 0.1" pitch, straight, w. 2 jumpers
JP2 = 4-pin pinheader, 0.1" pitch, straight
K1,K3, K4 = 8-pin stackable header, 0.1" pitch, vertical
K2 = 6-pin stackable header, 0.1" pitch, vertical
K5 = 6-pin (2x3) stackable header, 0.1" pitch, vertical
S1 = pushbutton, SPNO, through-hole, 6x6mm
Mod3 = BOB-FT232R USB-to-Serial Bridge, Elektor Shop # 110553-91, or USB-to-Serial cable, Elektor Shop # 080213-71 (5 V) or # 080213-71 (3.3 V)
Mod2 = Rayson BTM22x Bluetooth module
Mod1 = WIZnet WizFi2x0 Wi-Fi module
PCB # 120306-1

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