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PICPADL kit - May 28, 2019 - initial release

05/21/2020: put a PK-4 demo video on Youtube which features the PICPADL.

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The PICPADL kit provides the user an adjustable pair of touch switches to use for paddle input to the keyer of their choice

  • design is a dual capacitive touch switch
  • low power: at 5 Volts: .7 mA active, after 45 seconds of inactivity: 9 uA sleeping
  • touch sensitivity is individually controlled with two trim pots
  • kit includes the circuit board and all electrical board mounted components
  • just add your enclosure, output jack and a battery/power supply connector
  • CPO (Code Practice Oscillator) tone output: follows I2 paddle touches
  • board size: about .7 by 2 inches
  • pricing: $15 for base kit, $17 for base kit with mounting hardware for an Altoids or other tin plus postage/handling
  • printed documents are NOT included, please print/view your own from the pdf files provided

  • Download(right click - save target as) the manual , schematic , kit in an Altoids tin , technical questions and answers and diagnostic readings to view or print your own.

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