Really Bare Bones Board (BBB) Kit

Really Bare Bones Board (BBB) Kit

The Really Bare Bones Board comes in kit form. It is more like most other breadboardable clones than it's big brother, the Bare Bones Board, in that it has pins on both board edges, so it straddles the dividing channel on the breadboard. This doesn't make it any better or worse than the others.

What seems to me to be an advantage is that the board has circuits physically compartmentalized from one end of the board to the other. You can actually cut circuits off of the PC board to shorten it, depending on your needs. Cut off the DC jack end of the board if you don't need the jack. You can cut off the next section if you don't need the voltage regulator, shortening the board from a maximum of 3 inches down to a minimum of 2.25 inches.

The assembly instructions are very well done, except that they still specify an ATmega168, while the board comes with an ATmega328.

Really Bare Bones Board (BBB) Kit
MCU ATmega328
DigitalPins 14
Analog Inputs 6
Analog Outputs 0
Operating Voltage 5
Operating Frequency 16MHz
3.3V Output None
Test Current Draw
Web Site Modern Device
  1. Information from manufacturers and other sources.
  2. Test current from sketch that exercises I2C, SPI, and analog pins.
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