Photoduino Shield 3.0

Photoduino Shield 3.0 features:

  • Fully electrical isolation of the camera using optocouplers (no problems detected with thyristors, but your peace is good)
  • Reset button on the shield for easy accessing
  • Build-in fix for the Arduino UNO R2 problem
  • Fix for some Canon Flashes like EX580 and EX430 (not fully tested)
  • The most easy to assemble version
  • Fully compatible with the current and future releases of the firmware
  • Fully compatible with the sensors of previous versions if you already have one
  • Acrylic case as part of the kit
  • Self powered by 9V battery

Some pictures:

 

Eaglecad files

You can download original Eaglecad files and also the case design files.

Build instructions

Part list

Qty Part Suggestion
Main Board
1 PCB Photoduino Shield 3.0 eaglecad file
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1 Display LCD 16×2 mouser
5 RCA Jack female sparkfun
3 Stereo Jack 3,5mm female mouser
3 Push buttons mouser
1 Diode 1N4004 mouser
1 Diode 1N4148 mouser
2 Thyristor BT169G mouser
2 Optocoupler PC817 mouser
1 Amp LM386 mouser
1 Pot trimmer 10K mouser
3 Capacitor 10uF mouser
1 Capacitor 10nF mouser
8 Resistor 10 Kohms mouser
2 Resistor 91 ohms mouser
1 Resistor 1 Mohms mouser
2 Resistor 360 ohms mouser
2 Pinheader 2 pins mouser
2 Pinheader 6 pins mouser
2 Pinheader 8 pins mouser
1 Pinheader 16 pins mouser
2 Jumper 2 pins mouser
1 Terminal block 2 pins mouser
1 Buzzer 12mm mouser
Sensors
1 IR Photodiode mouser
1 Flat piezo speaker mouser
1 IR Phototransistor mouser
1 IR Led emitter diode mouser
1 Electret microphone mouser
1 LDR Light dependant resistor farnell
1 RCA cable male-to-male farnell
1 Laser pointer 5mw red dealextreme
1 Heatsink tube 3/64″
1 Heatsink tube 1/8″
1 Heatsink tube 3/16″
Box
1 Laser cut acrylic illustrator file
4 Screw M3x8mm farnell
4 Hex-Standoff M3x10mm farnell
4 Hex-Standoff M3x16mm farnell
4 Dome nuts M3 farnell
4 Adhesive feets farnell
1 Adhesive Velcro 5cm farnell
1 Battery socket 9V mouser
2 Push button cap mouser