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RE: [N8VEM-S100:2445] Re: Board Run: Unbuffered Prototyping


Besides wanting to add the buffer chips in a low profile out of the way fashion, I was also thinking to make a few other small changes.  Presented here for your approval.

-Add some power on LED's to top of board.
-Add a DB-9 foot print over top the .1" matrix of holes, if the space is needed for a chip, it can be placed over top the DB-9.
-Add the buffer chips, but keep them as close as possible to the edge card connector, thus allowing maximum space for prototyping.
-Redo the silkscreen so there are lines in a grid of 10 by 10 holes (presently, I think it's 20 by 20)

I'm not sure if KiCad can be switched to a manual mode to allow such overlapped pattern of components/holes.  Time to learn.