ExtraCore RST

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The ExtraCore RST is a variant of the tiny Arduino-compatible ExtraCore board by Dustin Andrews, with a couple of small changes to fit my applications. Dustin chose to implement a low-pass filter for the AVCC pin, as recommended by the ATMEGA328 datasheet, but I was curious if it was strictly necessary in my applications. After all, I had built several Arduino-compatible boards and breadboarded ATMEGA328s without using such a filter before and not had an issue. I felt that a reset button would be more beneficial for me, so I added one and moved some parts around to fit and route a little better.

To save on cost, I found to my astonishment that I could fit four of these as sub-boards onto a single board by panelizing for SeeedStudio's Fusion PCB service! At a price of $9.90 + $4.10 S&H for 10 boards (with four sub-boards per board), that comes out to a cost of about $0.35 per board! The panelized .brd file is available below for you to make your own.

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ExtraCore2.brd

Eagle 6.2.0 board file

ExtraCore2.sch

Eagle 6.2.0 schematic file

ExtraCore2-panelized.brd

Eagle 6.2.0 board file

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