Circuit Diagram

The diagram below provides a visual reference for wiring of the components. This diagram was created using the software package Fritzing.

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Wired Connections

The ItsyBitsy nRF52840 is powered by 420mAh battery via the Lipo Backpack. This allows the USB port from the ItsyBitsy nRF52840 to charge the 420mAh battery. A slide switch is connected to the two switch pin on the Lipo Backpack. 

  • BAT from Lipo Backpack to BAT on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • Ground from Lipo Backpack to GND on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • 5V from Lipo Backpack to USB on ItsyBitsy nRF52840

Slide Switch

A 2-pin slide switch is wired to the switch pins on the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack as shown in the diagram above.

NeoPixel Ring

The Eye is illuminated by a NeoPixel Ring.

  • 5V+ from NeoPixel Ring to Vhi on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • G from NeoPixel Strip to G on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • DIN from NeoPixel Strip to Pin #5 on ItsyBitsy nRF52840

Servo

  • Data (Yellow) from the Servo to A2 on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • 5V+ (Red) from NeoPixel Ring to Vhi on ItsyBitsy nRF52840
  • G (Brown) from NeoPixel Strip to G on ItsyBitsy nRF52840

This guide was first published on Apr 07, 2021. It was last updated on Apr 07, 2021.

This page (Circuit Diagram) was last updated on Apr 08, 2021.

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