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Arduino Shield Modules for KiCad V3

by nicholasclewis, published

Arduino Shield Modules for KiCad V3 by nicholasclewis Jun 26, 2011

Description

This replaces the prior version. I added a version, "*_040pins", with larger pin holes to allow for larger non-stackable pins. The prior version works perfectly with female stackable header pins but not with many regular male pins.

These are modules for both EESchema and PCBNew in KiCad. They will allow you to make PCBs that have the appropriate header positions for a Arduino shield. I adapted files I found on the KiCad yahoo group (http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/kicad-users/files/Library/ArduinoShield.ZIP posted by axtz4) adding a version for the MEGA.

I have found many Eagle librarys but very few for KiCad, I hope this encourages others to use this great tool and share more KiCad files.

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This is awesome. Exactly what I needed for several items I'm working on. Thanks!

I think this should work for any operating system: http://code.google.com/p/opend...

I use ubuntu, where I have to copy the files?congratulations for the work

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Instructions

Add these files to your KiCad library & modules folders, add them to your project, and enjoy.

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Emonroe7 on Mar 18, 2014 said:

This is awesome. Exactly what I needed for several items I'm working on. Thanks!

iz2rpn on Aug 29, 2013 said:

I use ubuntu, where I have to copy the files?congratulations for the work

nicholasclewis on Sep 1, 2013 said:

I think this should work for any operating system: http://code.google.com/p/opend...

phenoptix on Aug 14, 2013 said:

You sir are a wonderful human being. Many thanks for making and sharing. You rock!

jnedbal on Jul 28, 2013 said:

Hi, I expanded your library with a shield for Arduino Due. Would you like to have a look at it and perhaps post it on your website?

Anonymous on Mar 26, 2012 said:

Thanks!

I was just having a look around before I started making it myself so you saved me some extra work. Thanks for sharing.

Stewie

Anonymous on Feb 24, 2012 said:

This is great.

Many thanks

Anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 said:

Great! :-D

that's exactly what I was looking for. Wonderful job!!! Really.

Thank you!

Alex

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