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#61
I am interested in the PCB only.
 
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#62
Is this thread still alive and if so: can we order the PCB somewhere?
 
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#63
Still wip.
 
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#64
hi,
I improve the board for the Raspi B+ and Raspi 2. The following things I added:
The transmitter is powered by 10V by a voltage doubler. A resistor (pull up) on pin 7 (GPIO7) for a DHT22. A LED at pin 40 (GPIO29) and screw terminals for all GPIOs that are free. Also I added a hole pitch area for experimenting. My prototype has the transmitter on the top side. It must change to the bottom. Here it is:

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Kersten Tams
 
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#65
Very nice job! I would eventually suggest an option to disable the voltage doubler circuit because some transmitters work only with 3.3-5 V supply, and a bypass 100 nF ceramic capacitor directly on the tx power pins.
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#66
hi,
thank you for your reply.
I added a SMD jumper and a capacitor.
Kersten Tams
 
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#67
From now on, any comments about the pilight PCB can be posted in the dedicated PCB thread:
http://forum.pilight.org/Thread-pilight-DIY-PCB-Kits

@troccolo, can you move yours.
 
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