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==== Hardware Tools ====
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* Protective Eyewear
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Lesson Learned:  Lists of tools are not neededInstead, documents showing actual work on aspects of a Cockpit should make clear any special tools or knowledge required.
* Needle Nose Pliers
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* Diagonal Cutters
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* Soldering Station
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* Screwdrivers
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* Scroll Saw or Jigsaw
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* Hand Saws
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* Electric Drill
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* Acrylic Sheet Cutting tools
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* Jig for making air core meter movements (You can make one)
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* Table Saw
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* Drill Press (You can make one to fit your electric drill)
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* 3D Printer
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* 3D Router
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* Tools and chemicals for making circuit boards or money to have them made
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* An Arduino Uno running Arduino ISP
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* A breadboard
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* One or more ATMega chips for prototypingI'm focusing on the ATMega8535-16PU and ATMega8515-16PU due to the larger number of GPIO pins on these chips.
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* A 5.25v or 5.00 v power supply. A bench supply would be a good thing to have
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* One or more Voltage and Current Meters. (You can buy these inexpensively from Chinese vendors)
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* Windows PC (option: Used for Amtel Studio or AVR Toolchain for Windows)
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* Linux PC (option: Used for avr Gnu Toolchain)
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* USB AB Cables (old style with large B connector)
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==== Software ====
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Arduino Studio
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AVRDude
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AVR8-bit Gnu Toolchain
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Amtel Studio
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CAD Software
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PC Board Software (Eagle will do, [http://fritzing.org/ Fritzing])
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[[Category:Cockpit building]]
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Revision as of 15:40, 4 November 2017

The original author of this page considers it unnecessary in the context of the main topic. The lists of tools have been removed.

Lesson Learned: Lists of tools are not needed. Instead, documents showing actual work on aspects of a Cockpit should make clear any special tools or knowledge required.