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Designing a PCB

Inspired by Piotr Bugaj and his TZXDuino Shield I thought I'd take his PCB design and add the 2.5mm socket and some right angle buttons and get it so it will fit into a PP9 case.
This is a whole new thing for me as I have never designed a PCB in my life or used Diptrace before. Luckily it's quite an intuitive piece of software that's easy to use. After adding a design for a PCB mounted 2.5mm and also the buttons I managed to design a PCB that should work.



Now however it's finding a reasonably priced manufacturer for a couple of prototypes before maybe a production run.

If you're interested in looking at the Diptrace and gerber file you can download them from here.

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  1. what 2.5mm jack are you using?

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    1. I use the standard 2.5mm mono jack that was used by all computers that had motor control.

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  2. witch prorgam are you using for pcb?

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  3. I'm interested in upgrading my existing pcb to add a remote socket. Do you have the wiring diagram to show where it would be connected?

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    1. The ground connects to and ground pin and the main pins connect to pin 6 on the Arduino Nano. Make sure you use a 2.5mm socket.

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