2020-02-01 (Sa) ProjectHoneybee

All the parts were on the schematic and wired together, so the next step was to generate a printed circuit board (PCB) layout. The difference between a circuit schematic and a layout is that the circuit is abstract, whereas the board itself is concrete. In the previous circuit panels, which had a white background, the devices appeared as symbols without regard to their size or physical dimensions. In the layout, all the components have rigid parameters, and their footprint correlates with their precise characteristics.
First arrangement

I wanted to keep the controller module central, but the antenna should not rest on any substrate, so I modified the board edge and took a chunk out to relieve the antenna. Once I was happy with placements, I executed the auto-router, but it only reached eighty-eight percent before it could not continue. Issues will have to be found and fixed.
Failed at 88%

The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.
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Completed projects from year 1
Completed projects from year 2
Completed projects from year 3
Completed projects from year 4
Completed projects from year 5
Completed projects from year 6

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