week 6 - Electronics Design : Local Session#

  • Author : Asako Okazaki, Kai Naito, Yosuke Tsuchiya (Fablab Kamakura)
  • Date created : 2/21/2019
  • Last updated : 3/3/2022

Assignments & Goal#

Group assignment#

  • Use the test equipment in your lab to observe the operation of a microcontroller circuit board (in minimum, check operating voltage on the board with multimeter or voltmeter and use oscilloscope to check noise of operating voltage and interpret a data signal)
  • Document your work to the group work page and reflect on your individual page what you learned

Individual Assignments#

  • Redraw one of the echo hello-world boards or something equivalent, add (at least) a button and LED (with current-limiting resistor) or equivalent input and output, check the design rules, make it, test it.
  • Optionally, simulate its operation.

Learning outcomes#

  • Select and use software for circuit board design
  • Demonstrate workflows used in circuit board design

Have you?#

  • Linked to the group assignment page
  • Documented what you have learned in electronics design
  • Explained problems and how you fixed them, if you make a board and it doesn’t work; fix the board (with jumper wires etc) until it does work.
  • Included original design files (Eagle, KiCad, etc.)
  • Included a ‘hero shot’ of your board
  • Loaded a program and tested if your board works

Refer to Assessment page

Advices from Instructors#

  • 評価ポイント

    • Neilのサンプルをそのままトレースするのではなく、自分でデザインすること
    • できれば色々なツールを試してみる
    • テストプログラムの書き込みにElectric productionで作成したISPを使い、動作確認をし、ヒーローショットを撮っておくこと
  • 理想形

    • echo-hello worldを参考に、使用するマイコンチップのブレイクアウトボードを制作する

echo hello board resources#

How to use EAGLE & Mods#

How to use KiCAD#

Group assignment Example#

Announcements / notes#

  • 来週のCNC週でつくりたいものの構想を早めに固め、インストラクターに相談してください
  • Please get an idea of what you would like to create during the next CNC week as soon as possible and talk to your instructor.


  • No recitation next week

Start Final project tracking page!!!#

  • Weekly assignmentのドキュメントとは別に、Final Projectの進捗を記録するためのページを作成しドキュメントし始める。
  • Begin documenting a separate page for recording progress on the Final Project . Example

Support documents#