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27 Jul 2017, 7:51

6 of the Best PCB Reference Designs

We have some exciting PCB reference designs for you to use, modify and play with at your leisure right here. If you are searching for inspiration, or perhaps have hit a stumbling block in your own design process, why not try out these great DesignSpark PCB reference designs we have created for you, saving you time and perhaps money along the way.

Digilent Pmod NAV Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod NAV, RS Stock Number (134-6482) is a Pmod sensor module that can measure linear acceleration, angular velocity, gauss magnetic flux and piezoresistive pressure. This Digilent Pmod NAV reference design was converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design and you can download the project files and data sheet here:

Pmod NAV Reference Design

Digilent Pmod Shield Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod Shield is an Arduino UNO R3 standard adapter board that can plug directly on to the Arduino UNO R3. This shield provides a convenient way to connect your Arduino with five Digilent Pmod connectors to provide I/O access, including GPIO, SPI, UART, and I2C. You can easily add Pmods connectors to your own designs. The Digilent Pmod shield was converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design and you can find the download files here:

Pmod Shield Reference Design

Digilent Pmod MIC3 Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod MIC3, RS stock number (134-6475) , is a Pmod microphone module that can output audio in a 12-bit digital format via a Pmod interface and the user can adjust the gain easily by changing the value of the trimmer resistor. The Digilent Pmod MIC3 has been converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design and you can find the download link and the data sheet here:

Pmod MIC3 Reference Design

Digilent Pmod AMP3 Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod AMP3, RS stock number (134-6461) , is a Pmod 2W Class-D amplifier module that uses the I2C standard to transmit audio. The digital volume and dynamic range can be changed via the I2C interface and it also provides a standalone mode. The Digilent Pmod AMP3 has been converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design, the download link, project files and the data sheet can be found here:

Digilent Pmod AMP3

Digilent Pmod OLEDrgb Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod OLEDrgb, RS stock number (134-6481) , is a Pmod OLED display module that features a 0.8“ x 0.5” UG-9664HDDAG01 display providing 96x64 pixel, 16-bit RGB colour resolution. The Digilent Pmod OLEDrgb has been converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design and the download link, project files and the data sheet can be found here:

Pmod OLEDrgb Reference Design

Digilent Pmod JSTK2 Reference Design

The Digilent Pmod JSTK2, RS stock number (134-6484) , is a Pmod joystick and trigger module that has a 2-axis joystick with a centre button, a trigger style button and a programmable 24-bit RGB LED. The Digilent Pmod JSTK2 has been converted into a DesignSpark PCB format reference design and the download link, project files and the data sheet can be found here:

Pmod JSTK2 Reference Design

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27 Jul 2017, 7:51