Finishing

Of course, we want the panel mount jacks to be panel mounted. Grab the box end piece. It's made of ABS…
Which means they're very easy to drill or machine!
We have a label maker so we made nice little labels!
The other side gets the precut case that covers the Arduino power and programming slot.
Ready to go! Here I show how I can try different panels by connecing alligator chips. The lipo input is from the passthrough connection on the charger. As the panel charges the battery I can track the voltages and current.
This guide was first published on Apr 21, 2013. It was last updated on Apr 21, 2013. This page (Finishing) was last updated on Jan 25, 2020.