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A project log for The ides of DEFCON: An Unofficial Electronic Badge

A wearable hardware badge, featuring blinky lights, sound, a sub-1Ghz radio, games, and more. Based on the Freescale KW01.

John AdamsJohn Adams 12/12/2016 at 06:000 Comments

We're about 90% done with our schematic, and about 80% done with the board prototype.

I've actually gotten much better at kiCad and have nearly all of the parts on the board. I'm unsure about the final shape, but here's a quick preview.

Remaining HW tasks:

- Sort out the Battery / USB Charging / LDO / Boost regulator / Power issues (oh so many power issues.)

- Attempt to test the FTDI schematic (I copied it, I didn't test it at all) and console access via USB.