DIY Arduboy clone Kit

Cheers Guys!

In the past weeks I’ve been working on a clone. I started it as a breadboard project. Then I was soldering it together on a perfboard but it was really messy, but as a software developer, I never made PCBs before. So I learned the basics and designed a simple diy board. The goal was to make it really simple to assemble. So simple that I only need to solder the 6 buttons, a pro micro, and the screen.

The PCBs arrived today, and I quickly tested them and they seems fine. Currently I’m waiting for a new screen to test it out fully (I broke the previous one).

I will keep you updated about the progress.
PS. I’m also working on a game.

Here are some pics from the project.

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What size screen ae you gong with? Maybe one of those 2.4" beasts?

1.3" for now

Its looking good. What is the game?

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i will post a demo in a couple of weeks

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Update:
I got the screen, it worked fine, until i accidently destroyed my arduino. So i have to wait for the next to arrive(2-4 weeks).

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The screen appears to be wrapped?

What did you do to the Arduino?

I desoldered it from the board and ripped off its legs.

I managed to recover it, by directly soldering the wires to the chips legs.
A little demo, with a game I’m working on

Nice. The game seems a little … sparse at the moment :slight_smile:

After breaking 3 screens, here are the finished ones.

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