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Arduino Experimenting Shield 2.0

Same functionality, better display options

Arduino Experimenting Shield 2.0
In the 2014 July/August issue of Elektor we wrote about our Arduino Extension Shield that, in particular for the Arduino Uno, provided additional interface options, LEDs, pushbuttons and an LCD. The shield enjoyed — and continues to enjoy — a great deal of interest. Time for a makeover! The Arduino Experimenting Shield 2.0 offers largely the same features as its predecessor, but, after 3.5 years, quickly revisiting the specific details can do no harm.
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2×8 character display
2 pushbuttons
1 potentiometer
2 indicator LEDs
Arduino expansion headers
ICSP header
Expansion headers for ECC- and EEC bus
Component list
Component List
Resistors
R1,R2,R3,R4,R5 = 1kOhm
R6,R6 = 100Ohm
R8,R9 = 330Ohm
P1 = 10kOhm trimpot with turning knob
P2 = 10kOhm trimpot (SMD, Vishay TS53YJ103MR10)
Semiconductors
LED1,LED2 = low-current, red (0805)
LED3 = low-current, green (0805)
Miscellaneous
S1,S2 = pushbutton
K1 = 10-pin (2x5) boxheader, 0.1" pitch
K2 = 14-pin (2x7) boxheader, 0.1" pitch
K3,K6 = 8-pin pinheader, single row*
K4 = 10-pin pinheader, single row*
K5 = 6-pin pinheader, single row*
K7 = 6-pin (2x3) pinheader, 0.1" pitch
JP1,JP2 = 2-pin pin header, 0.1" pitch, with jumper
LCD1 = LCD 2x8 characters, with backlight, TC0802B
LCD1 = 16-pin (2x8) pinheader, 0.1" pitch
LCD1 = 16-way (2x8) socket for LCD1, 0.1" pitch
LCD1 = 4 off M2.5x20 metal screws
LCD1 = 12 off M2.5 bolts
PCB no. 160593-1 v2.1 [4] or
Ready-assembled module no. 140009-91 [4]
* K3–K6 = Arduino-shield pinheader

From the Store
160593-1 Bare printed circuit board
160593-91 Read-built module
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