SAMD Arduino Variometer development kit


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Arduino Variometer development kit

Development kit , compatible with Arduino MKR Zero. PCB identical to the one in Varduino GPS. Can be programmed by USB from the Arduino IDE or any other IDE like Atmel Studio or Visual Studio through SWD using a hardware debugger. The kit comes with a detailed pinout guide.

List of components

  • SAMD21G18 microcrontroller, preloaded with Arduino bootloader or Micropython as per your request.
  • Pressure sensor: TE Connectivity MS5611 on I2C
  • 9 axes Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU): TDK Invensense ICM-20948 on I2C
  • micro SD card reader (backside) on SPI
  • GPS chip on UART
  • Bluetooth Module on UART
  • Class D 2W Audio amplifier on DAC
  • Builtin LED on pin 13
  • LiPo battery charger
  • JST-2PH LiPo battery connector
  • Pre-programmed power management microcontroller. UPDI programming pins available if needed (not Arduino compatible)
  • 3x push buttons

Connectors and I/O:

  • SAMD reset button
  • General reset button
  • I2C pins
  • SPI pins
  • SWD pins
  • UPDI pins
  • 3.3V, GND
  • Speaker pins
  • D6 pin
  • JST-2PH battery connector + 2x battery through-hole pins

Not included:

  • Battery
  • E-paper display