Version 8
    Mechanical Arcade Game with Barebones Arduino

    element14 Presents  |  MAYER MAKES VCP Profile  |  Project Videos

     

     

    Clem reads all your comments on element14.com. A lot of people want to save money by shrinking their Arduino projects down to the bare microcontroller! So Clem builds a mechanical arcade style game by prototyping it on a classic Arduino Uno and migrating it to a standalone ATmega328P with internal 8Mhz clock, to show you the absolute minimum configuration needed to get your project running on custom hardware!

     

    Supplemental Content:

     

     

    Bill of Material:

     

    Product NameManufacturerQuantityBuy KitBuy Kit
    OLIMEX Programmer, PDI, TPI, Program tiny AVR using TPI Interface & mega AVR using ISP Interfaceolimex1Buy NowBuy Now
    MICROCHIP 8 Bit MCU, AVR ATmega Family ATmega328 Series Microcontrollers, 20 MHz, 32 KB, 2 KB, 28 Pins, DIPMicrochip1Buy NowBuy Now
    TE CONNECTIVITY IC & Component Socket, 28 Contacts, DIP Socket, 2.54 mm, 7.62 mm, Phosphor BronzeTE1Buy NowBuy Now
    MULTICOMP 3D Printer Filament, 1.75 mm, PLA, Black, 1 kgMulticomp1Buy NowBuy Now
    KINGBRIGHT LED, Low Power, Red, Through Hole, T-1 3/4 (5mm), 20 mA, 2 V, 617 nmKingbright17Buy NowBuy Now
    MULTICOMP PRO Through Hole Resistor, 180 ohm, MCF Series, 250 mW, ± 5%, Axial Leaded, 250 VMulticomp20Buy NowBuy Now
    MULTICOMP Solder Flux, Rosin, Soldering, Pen Applicator, 10 ml, 9.3 gChipQuick1Buy NowBuy Now
    APEM Joystick, 2, 6 A, 250 V, 4 PositionApem2Buy NowBuy Now
    TEXAS INSTRUMENTS Shift Register, HC Family, 74HC595, Serial to Parallel, 1 Element, 8 bit, DIP, 16 PinsTI2Buy NowBuy Now

     

    Additional Parts:

     

    Product Name

    Screws, Steel rod, Steel balls, Wood  and acrylic for the plates

    PCB  ordered from Aisler.net. (files not released due to errors in the design