Another Simple Arduino

In its simplest state the Atmega328 can be made to work with a 16 MHz Crystal and 2 small capacitors or even just with a ceramic resonator. Load that with an Arduino bootloader and you have a small arduino compatible microcontroller.
This article describes the building of such a device, on strip board, that can be put together for just a few Euro:
Needed:

1x Atmega 328 at € 3.40
3x 100nF ceramic capacitors € 0.09
2x 22pF ceramic capacitor € 0.12
1x 16 MHz Crystal € 0.40
1x 100uF 10 V electrolytic capacitor  € 0.12
1x 100uF 25 V electrolytic capacitor € 0.11
1x 1kOhm Resistor € 0.10
1x 10kOhm Resistor € 0.10
1x 330Ohm Resistor € 0.10
1x LED Red € 0.12
1x LED Green € 0.12
pinheaders ca 33 pins € 0.45
1x 7805 € 0.30
stripboard 20x 8
2x 14 pins IC foot € 0.15

The stripboard seen from the TOP/Componentside
The stripboard seen from the TOP/Componentside
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The power connections on the componentside of the stripboard
Placing of the 28 IC foot pins on the componentside
Placing of the 28 IC foot pins on the componentside
Placing of  resistors, capacitors, LEDs and jumper. The grey capacitors are 100nF, the brown capacitors are 22pF
Placing of resistors, capacitors, LEDs and jumper. The grey capacitors are 100nF, the brown capacitors are 22pF
Finalised Arduino compatible on stripboard
Finalised Arduino compatible on stripboard

Simple Arduino

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