Category Archives: PCB

CNC


I think I may have found the CNC mill that I would like to use to cut out all the parts for my bartender project. It’s called the Shapeoko 2. This seems like it will do anything from cutting out … Continue reading

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The Booze Bookshelf


I ran across this related project today. Not quite as complicated but still something fun! http://mozmonkey.com/2013/10/booze-bookshelf-with-leds-and-built-in-dance-party/ I like the use of an ultra-sonic sensor to sense when a person is standing in front of it. However I could see this … Continue reading

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Electronics Box Model


It has been a while since my last post. I have been really busy lately. My latest progress has been on the layout of the electronics box that will be mounted to the back of the machine. I chose to … Continue reading

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Power Board SketchUp Model


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Power Distribution Board Rev 0


After watching some more instructional videos on using Eagle CAD, I am happy to say that I have designed my first double sided PCB. The free version of Eagle that I have only allows for about 4 inch by 5 … Continue reading

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USB Extender Rev 1


My first revision of the USB extender that will be used to extend the Arduino USB connections to the outside of my electronics box on the back of my machine. I added in the footprints of the USB connectors and … Continue reading

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USB Extender PCB


I was inspired by multiple blogs that explained how to create your own printed circuit boards. This can be a very time consuming process, however, it has benefits. Outsourcing your PCB’s to get made can cost hundreds of dollars but … Continue reading

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