Step 2: Socket

Solder the socket which will hold the chip in place. Make sure to line up the "halfmoon" on the socket and the graphic on the card to guide you in which way to put the chip in later. I recommend to first solder two opposite corners to make sure you have a good fit against the board.
I just ran across this instructable. Are you still selling boards? If so, how much?<br>I'm in Wisconsin (54124).<br>Thanx.<br><br>Dan
Thats a great looking board! where did the name come from and where did you get such cool yellow PCB's printed?
Thx. the name comes from me David combined with pwm which gets Dawm. Clever I don't know but late hours crafting kind of generates those kind of names. :-) The pcb is made in Korea where I can get in practicality any color I want (pink, green, blue u name it) but u have to manufacture a lot....
areyou selling?
Yes I am. I have sent you a direct message for more information.
Nice Instructable! Looks great! Thanks
thank you for the nice comment. always more fun to add stuff when people appreciate it. :-)
yes it is a shame that people get so warped up over spelling and gamer they miss out on the most important parts of the projects or they see it and are jell us over the fact they have not got the skills to do the same things in other areas. thus makes them look smarter busting down on the smart one
Great Instructable, ZrvZ! Like mycroftxxx said -- it's a clean board. Well done! One quick (and very menial) constructive critique: You may want to mention using the Arduino board when adding the header pins. Plug the headers into the arduino, then rest the pcb on top of them, and solder. This way, everything lines up right the first time around.
First of thanks for the comment! Always nice to get feedback when it is your first instructable. not sure what you mean by this "Plug the headers into the arduino, then rest the pcb on top of them, and solder". The board doesn't plug directly into arduino like a shield so you have to have cables between the board and the arduino. Thought that was the easiest solution since the arduino doesn't supply enough current from its digital pins to power the board. The pinheaders that you solder to the board should just go straight down and is nothing strange at all to solder. Maybe need to be clearer about that.
Okay..I follow, now. Disregard the comment, then. I thought it was meant to plug into the Ardy board.
you might l;ike to sift through it to get some spelling errors out, for example you spelt size wrong in first line of step 5. good for a first timer. and good pictures. although you didnt go into much detail about the controlling of the chip. not everyone uses Arduino (i think it is the amatuer way personally), i use machine code and AVR and others might use BASIC (i think BASIC is slightly amatuer as well). but enough about that. 4 stars. if you added more about the programming aspect then it would have been 5
Thanks for the feedback. I have checked through the spelling now and hopefully caught the wrong ones. I apologies for the spelling since English isn't my first language. Will see if I can add some more information about the programming part even though I don't agree that arduino is for just amateurs. It is a perfect tool to do quick prototype and also for teaching about physical prototyping in schools. Artist often doesn't have the skills to do machine code and AVR but still want to create interactive artifacts.
:<em>you <strong>spelt</strong> size wrong</em>? Give me a break!<br/>
i was just trying to help, anyway you still havent corrected it. or maybe you spell it Seize in america, i am English. the people who invented 'English'. but then Seize means like 'Seizing property' as in taking it (in england that is)
In French(I'm taking the class) seize is 16, but that doesn't make much sense either...
Nice Instructable. While I agree with collard's general criticism on the spelling/editing, this is a really useful chip to know about and I like the cleanliness of your boards. Thanks!

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