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Sentry Shield

posted Apr 24, 2011, 11:19 AM by Bob Rudolph
The next version of the sentry controller board will be here within the next month. For now, it is a "shield" type board, with headers to align with and plug into an Arduino Uno or Duemilanove. That way, the Arduino can handle the RS232 / serial communication with the computer. This is preferable to a 100% homemade board, for now, because the Arduino has a lot of protection circuitry and is known to be very reliable.

Once the board arrives and I confirm that it works, I am considering selling them. See the products page for more details on the board, and pre-ordering.

Cheers!

P.S. sorry for the weird highlighting and coloring on this updates page. I'm having trouble getting the background to be transparent. If anybody has tips, please share. Thanks

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