Schottky Diode D1

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danlee58
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Schottky Diode D1

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What is the function of Schottky Diode D1 (MBR0520) on the Super Pro board. The diode on my board seems to be open, and I can no longer power my board through J4. Can I simply jumper around that diode, my source is regulated 7.0 Volts?



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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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D1 prevents connecting an incoming power supply from being connected backwards. That is a pretty beefy diode, if it had not blown you probably would have completely destroyed the board. So you should think about what you were connecting up when that part failed.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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I mis-mated the the Arduino J1 power pins. I probably connected +5V to ground. The 7805 survived, but D1 is gone. I'll just jumper it out. I have a board that plugs into the Super Pro, but it's a 0.1x0.1 perf board, and the mating is not perfect with the Arduino. I have to live with that until I get a PC board made.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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I would really like to get a 0.1"x0.1" perf board with the 6, 6, 8, & 6 Arduino pins. The 0.1x0.1 area should be connected in a matrix, and lands should connect to the Arduino pins.

I could eliminate this mating board with a redesign of the 3rd board in the stack.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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All of our boards connect the Arduino mistake offset pins to a parallel 0.1 x 0.1" pattern, so you can use an off the shelf perf board.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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Which off the shelf perf board do people usually go for btw?
The legit crazy bulk review is a nice read.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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You use to be able to pick one up at the local Radio Shack, but that is no more. Fry's has a wide assortment, or online at SparkFun, and others, maybe even eBay.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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If you can't find something on eBay, you night consider building a cutom board, With KiCAD tools (free) and OSHpark fabrication it is pretty cheap.

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Re: Schottky Diode D1

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You can find products about diodes here.


https://www.allicdata.com/product/Circu ... /1579.html

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