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Building Open Source Hardware: DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers by Alicia Gibb

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7. Modifying the Shape of an Arduino

Tiffany Tseng

“Design is the method of putting form and content together.”

—Paul Rand, American modernist and designer

This chapter presents a practical guide to modifying the shape of your custom Arduino derivative, covering early design considerations that will drive the size and shape of the board, tools for determining the board outline, and processes for designing and prototyping a custom–shaped board using Eagle. Changing the shape of your circuit board becomes an important process particularly if you’re designing electronics to fit within a custom, non–rectangular enclosure. Additionally, creating a shaped board is a useful technique for showcasing the functionality and aesthetics of your design. This ...

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