The Arduino DoAnything Shield is a shield that really saves you NOTHING but a whole lot of cutting. After I had made my Chiptunes Project
on the Arduino, I had the urge to make a shield so that there would be no loose wires and possible shorts. I tried to design a shield but then realized that the spacing between Digital 7 and 8 was NOT the standard measurement apart! Well, I then put it off...until my Loud Objects Noise Toy on Arduino
. I had posted it and Meronkun
brought to my attention that Collin Cunningham had ported the code
over to the Arduino! However he used Pin 3 and I had used Pin 11. It was a very, very nice code. I would either need to cut my board in half to accommodate the spacing or I would need to have wires jumping over. Then I remembered I had made shields in the first place to avoid loose wires! I had to order from an online store
at the time and I thought, "What if I had a shield and I soldered one long block of female headers?" That would allow me to make any shield without the ugly dangling wires! I had a decision to make: To use Arduino's Shield or AdaFruit's shield. I went with Arduino's shield because of cost. I then went ahead and built it. Here it is.