MegaShield description:

Prototyping shield for the Arduino Mega.


MegaShield specification:

  • power busses for +5V and GND in middle of board
  • central bus can be configured to carry +5V, GND, neither, both (jumpers)
  • Special horizontal 5-pin bus to install pin headers for external connections.
  • 2×5 IDC connector area for external connections.
  • holes connected in groups of five, breadboard-style
  • all regular Arduino pins accessible on top
  • bottom of board cannot short to USB connector as in other protoshield designs
  • power LED and reset button on top
  • USB/External power jumper accessible with protoshield installed
  • low parts count: only one capacitor, a resistor, and LED and a switch, in addition to header pins.
  • two ways to use it: add header pins and a breadboard on top, or just use through holes to wire point to point.

MegaShield pinout:

None used since the board is a prototyping board.


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