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10-15-2006, 12:42 PM
I have successfully completed my proto board project
and here is the result. Board size is 4x3 inches. It wasn’t very difficult to solder ICs since
I cut-off unused pins on FTDI232RL chip. I have 5 extra boards, and if somebody is interested to
buy them (with or without Propeller and FTDI 232) do not hesitate to contact me.
Sorry, I can’t solder ICs for you, you have to do it.
10-16-2006, 03:44 AM
I forgot to mention that schematic was corrected and it’s attached to this post. Please review it carefully before you buy·PCB.
If you like it, I’ll send you a board, Propeller and FTDI 232 RL as shown in attached picture. I didn’t have a chance to test a mouse and VGA output since I’m not going to use them, but I don’t expect any problems with that part. I also haven’t tried to use 2 or 3 EEPROMs since I don’t have any code to do it, but TV out and keyboard input worked fine from the first try.
Unfortunately I don’t have any Eagle or Protel files since the guys who made this board for me, made it from my “BMP”schematic, but I can ask if they still have those files.· Total cost for design and manufacturing (8 PCB boards) was 100 euros (approximately $100 US), so a price of one PCB is $12.5. Propeller and FTDI 232RL together cost $17.5·
That’s a total of $30 + shipping which is approximately $5 for continental US by regular mail or $15 with tracking number. The other parts you can get from your local supplier and they will probably cost approximately $7.
10-16-2006, 07:19 PM
Do you have a Board of Materials for completing this board? With that, it would be nice to have a suppier identified for each part (Digikey?) with the supplier's part number.