DIY Arduino Circuit Board

Shown below is one of my DIY Arduino circuits.

DIY Arduino Circuit FrontDIY Arduino Circuit (Back View)









The circuit does not have the FTDI chip built in. The FTDI circuit is only needed for programming and cutting out un-necessary components saves a bit of money. The ICSP connection (6 pins comming out the side) on this circuit is perfectly connected to the SparkFun FTDI breakout board:


FTDI Breakout 5V

FTDI Breakout 5V




or an FTDI cable:


FTDI Cable


Here is the Fritzing graphic:

DIY Arduino Circuit Board

DIY Arduino Circuit Board

If you’d like to modify the Fritzing source, get it by clicking here.

Here is the parts list:


Quantity Description
 connecting wire
1 AVR Atmega328P
1 16Mh Crystal
2 22pf Capacitor
1 fiber protoboard
1 5mm Red LED
1 0.1 uf Capacitor
1 Base 28 Dip .3 inch
1 1/2 Watt 10K Ohm Resistor
1 1/2 Watt 220 Ohm Resistor
2 16 Pin Header Connector
1 6 Pin Connector 90 degrees


If you’d like to experiment on a breadboard before building (soldering) the circuit, here is the breadboard view:

Arduino on a BreadboardYou can¬† get the Fritzing source here if you’d like to modify it.

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