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Use EAGLE to design a bare bones Arduino board.

By Shawn Wallace

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Gunther Kirsch

THE REALLY BARE BONES BOARD (RBBB) and its schematic were originally designed by Paul Badger of Modern Device. It’s pretty much the bare minimum needed for a useful Arduino-type development board. And once you build the schematic in EAGLE, it’s easy to incorporate in other designs.

Using EAGLE

EAGLE is a collection of programs, each serving one part of the design process. We’ll focus on Schematic Editor and Board Editor; other modules include Autorouter (trace layout AI), Parts Editor, CAM Processor (for creating machining-ready ...

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