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Design Evolution of the Programmable USB Hub #CircuitPython @CapableRobot @Crowd_Supply @MicrochipMakes

We’re fans of the Capable Robot Components programmable USB hub. What’s not to like with a Microchip SAMD51 controller and CircuitPython compatibility. The project has raised well over $12,000 of a $10,000 goal with 30 days left on Crowd Supply.

The latest update talks about the design evolution of the product.

Today’s update is going to be a dive into the design progression and evolution of the Programmable USB Hub. Note, I didn’t start out with the aim of creating a product which smashes together a USB Hub, Power Supply, Development Board, and IO expander – my aim was simply to create a product which provided more monitoring and control of USB devices.

The update goes into detail on the steps taken to go from a simple USB hub to the programmable version now on offer:

See the update on Crowd Supply for more details.

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