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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 2
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    Cool but needs heatsink

    posted by tomgrek on 12/20/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Super fun. Really cools things down. Connect it to an old laptop power supply. I'm using one that gives 15v at 3.5A.
    Cons:
    Without a heatsink, fan, and thermal compound, the whole thing gets really hot. If you're buying this, buy them at the same tim...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Good value ARM mcu board

    posted by tomgrek on 12/19/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Great price for an LPC1768 board. USB bootloader built in. Comes with a USB cable, about 30 pin headers, and 10 female-to-female jumper cables. Did I mention it's a great price? LPC1768 is a nice chip.
    Cons:
    Documentation at mcu123.net is in Chinese only. Although similar, it is not the same as the NGX Technologies Blueboard. Build q...
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