RE: RE: [sdiy] keeping signals seperate..avoiding noise
rdrake at data2action.com
Sat Nov 15 18:30:04 CET 2008
i'd like to go there for some of my personal projects, espeically things where there's a ton of pcb-panel wiring.
the downside is that it locks you in to certain component selections (pots and switches w/ specific footprints) and panel layouts. especially in the sdiy community, where folks are working in specific formats and/or have varying design preferences.
i would love to see a simple sequencer project with a "brain" board going to a dual-inline header, and then a selection of front panels PCBs (holding pots/ switches/ leds/ jacks) supporting different layouts. the orignal milton had the separate board part going, i thot it worked well.
>----- ------- Original Message ------- -----
>From: subjectivity at hotmail.com
>To: robert.lorentz at gmail.com
>Sent: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 17:11:41
>i would love to get some advice someday about how
>to make these projects completely board mounted!
>if i could figure out the footprints and part
>numbers for pots and switches i would go toward
>board mounted everything in a second.
>mark verbos was kind enough to explain to me how
>well designed systems often have a board behind a
>panel which holds all the pots and switches, and
>then this connects to the main pcb through some
>kind of connector.
>i am in awe of such designs and would love to
>implement them (using much smaller steps foward in
>the future ;)
>on my next project to avoid so many wires.
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