Whisker Arduino Shield

AST2002

Whisker Kickstarter Item


Note: This item is currently only available on Kickstarter, it will be for sale on our site after the Kickstarter is complete and rewards have been fullfilled



DESCRIPTION

This Arduino Shield allows users to add Whiskers to their Standard Arduino projects. Featuring a 4-channel Multiplexer, Real-Time Clock (RTC), on-board voltage regulation and level shifting, this board allows you to add up to 4 Whisker Boards to your project with ease! 

To learn more about the TinyDuino Platform, click here

    TECH SPECS

    TI PCA9544A Multiplexer Specs

    • I²C Bus 
    • Four Active-Low Interrupt Inputs
    • Active-Low Interrupt Output
    • Three Address Pins 

    DS1339 I²C Serial Real-Time Clock (RTC)

    • Manages all Timekeeping functions: Counts Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Date of the Month, Month, Day of the Week, and Year with Leap-Year Compensation Valid Up to 2100
    • Two Time-of-Day alarms

      Power Requirements

      • Voltage: 3.0V - 5.5V 

      Pins Used

      • A5/SCL - I²C Serial Clock line
      • A4/SDA - I²C Serial Data line
      • IO2 - Used for RTC
      • IO3 - Used for RTC
      • IO4 - Power Control 

        Dimensions

        • 53.34mm x 57.58mm (2.1 inches x 2.27 inches)
        • Max Height: 12.5mm (0.48 inches) Measured from the top of the 5-pin connectors, and the bottom of soldered header pins
        • Weight: 10 gram (.35 ounces)

        NOTES

        • The multiplexer used allows you to use two or more I²C devices with the same address, without interference problems. 

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