Custom PCB & Pogo Pins Pointers

Marcelo Jimenez shows off his setup for this custom PCB and includes some good pointers on testing design, like the jig to hold the PCB in place, the orientation dent, and the height of pogo pins depending on where they connect.

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This post is just to show how I have used the Arduino JTAG programming hardware/software that I have discussed before.

The idea was to have a setup where I could both program and test a CPLD based board.

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