Adafruit METRO 328 without Headers - ATmega328

Adafruit METRO 328 without Headers - ATmega328

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Based on the ATmega328, a processor with plenty of GPIO, Analog inputs, hardware UART SPI and I2C, timers and PWM galore, the Adafruit METRO is the culmination of years of playing with AVRs.

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Based on the ATmega328, a processor with plenty of GPIO, Analog inputs, hardware UART SPI and I2C, timers and PWM galore, the Adafruit METRO is the culmination of years of playing with AVRs:

  • ATmega328 brains - This popular chip has 32KB of flash (1/2 K is reserved for the bootloader), 2KB of RAM, clocked at 16MHz
  • Power the METRO with 7-9V polarity protected DC or the micro USB connector to any 5V USB source. The 2.1mm DC jack has an on/off switch next to it so you can turn off your setup easily. The METRO will automagically switch between USB and DC.
  • METRO has 20 GPIO pins, 6 of which are Analog in as well, and 2 of which are reserved for the USB-serial converter. There's also 6 PWMs available on 3 timers (1 x 16-bit, 2 x 8-bit). There's a hardware SPI port, hardware I2C port and hardware UART to USB.
  • GPIO Logic level is 5V but by cutting and soldering closed a jumper, you can easily convert it to 3.3V logic
  • USB to Serial converter, there's a hardware USB to Serial converter that can be used by any computer to listen/send data to the METRO, and can also be used to launch and update code via the bootloader
  • Four indicator LEDs, on the front edge of the PCB, for easy debugging. One green power LED, two RX/TX LEDs for the UART, and a red LED connected to pin PB5
  • Easy reprogramming, comes pre-loaded with the Optiboot bootloader, which is supported by avrdude and only uses 512 bytes.
  • Beautiful styling by PaintYourDragon and Bruce Yan, in Adafruit Black with gold plated pads.

This version of the METRO 328 comes as a fully assembled and tested development board but without any headers or the DC jack attached. We do include these parts so that you can solder on if you like, or you can solder wires or header directly to the breakout pads. We also include 4 rubber bumpers to keep it from slipping off your desk.

Detailed specifications:

  • ATmega328 microcontroller with Optiboot (UNO) Bootloader
  • USB Programming and debugging via the well-supported genuine CP2104
  • Input voltage: 7-9V (a 9VDC power supply is recommended)
  • 5V regulator can supply peak ~800mA as long as the die temp of the regulator does not exceed 150*C
  • 3.3V regulator can supply peak ~150mA as long as the die temp of the regulator does not exceed 150*C
  • 5V logic with 3.3V compatible inputs, can be converted to 3.3V logic operation
  • 20 Digital I/O Pins: 6 are also PWM outputs and 6 are also Analog Inputs
  • 6-pin ICSP Header for reprogramming
  • 32KB Flash Memory - 0.5K for bootloader, 31.5KB available after bootloading
  • 16MHz Clock Speed
  • Compatible with "Classic" and "R3" Shields
  • Adafruit Black PCB with gold plate on pads
  • 53mm x 68.5mm / 2.1" x 2.7"
  • Height (w/ barrel jack): 13mm / 0.5"
  • Weight: 16.5g
  • Derivative of "Arduino UNO R3 Reference design"
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