Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 14

How to Repair an Aruino Nano

Arduino Bootloader Programming

  Step 1: Purchase a new Atmega. This is the version of the chip from digikey  Atmega328P Step 2: Carefully desolder the old processor.  I found that is very easy to lift the pads in this process.  If I were to try it again I’d probably try using a heat-gun. Step 3: Solder the new proccessor …

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Feb 13

Bright Light Controller Board Layout

Bright Light Rev 0 3D View

I’ve completed the layout of my previously designed schematic.  I’ve over-sized the board by a good bit so I can get a feel for the component sizes and the ease of soldering them to the board.  Below is a 3D Rendering of what the completed board should look like.