Sunday, June 1, 2008

Push it Backwards

Lets face it, the Arduino's profile doesn't lend itself to multiple shield development. So many people have asked us, how do I fit more shields for my increasing complex projects?

One answer is to push your development to the backside.


Shown above is a portable, touchscreen Arduino datalogger which Mike through together in about 2 minutes. Cool huh?

3 comments:

Farah said...

Hey.. So I am thinking of buying this.. I want a Wishield and a MotorShield to stack.. Problem is, there is Pin conflict when I plug the MotorShield on top of the WiShield..

My question is, Will the extender shields solve this problem?.. I am assuming the problem will still be there even with the extender shield as the two Shields will still be using the same pins..

Look forward to an answer.


Farah

Matt said...

@farah - actually, the pin clobbering problem is a tough one, for sure, and the extendershields only really address the issue of pin replication. the doublewide X edition provides more pins, and would be a lot easier to re-pin out the 2 shields simultaneously

Jimmy said...

Hello! I would like to have a touchscreen or big graphic LCD for my arduino but I also need all the 6 pwm pin to pwm 6 led array. My question is can this board help me to have pin for touchscreen or graphic LCD and the 6 pin pwm.

Thank you!