Top 10 downloaded parts this holiday season!
At SnapEDA, our team of component engineers is constantly adding new parts to our library to help our community design electronics faster. Here are some of the most popular parts we added this holiday season, that you can start designing with right away! All the parts come complete with symbols and footprints for instant design-in.
With the holidays right around the corner, we wish our community happy holidays, and happy designing! 🎄🎅
The A000066 (Arduino Uno) is a microcontroller development board based on the 8-bit ATmega328P microcontroller. It comes with a 16 MHz quartz crystal, a programmable USB interface and can be powered via USB or with an external power supply. It features up to 14 digital input/output pins, up to six analog pins including I2C, SPI, and UART serial interfaces. It is suitable for circuit prototyping and a host of sensor interfacing applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $20.77
The BLUETOOTH-SERIAL-HC-06 is a class 2 power level Bluetooth module based on the CSR BC04 Bluetooth technology. It is a 2.4 GHz digital wireless transceiver with an operating voltage range of 3.1 – 4.2 VDC. It comes with a built-in antenna, UART, SPI, USB serial interfaces, PCM interface, and an external 8MB flash. It can connect to master Bluetooth devices such as smartphones, and tablets. It is suitable for short-range Bluetooth applications in telemetry and machine-to-machine devices, measurement systems, and transportation systems.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $9.93
The 113990105 is the popular NodeMCU v2 development board from Seeed Technology. It is a Lua-based ESP8266 development kit that comes with PWM, GPIO, ADC, and serial interfaces all embedded in the onboard ESP8266 WiFi module. The 113990105 is programmable via micro USB being capable of running self-contained applications and it can connect to an existing microcontroller to WiFi. It is suited for various sensor interfacing and IoT applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $4.09
The ESP32-DEVKITC-32D-F is a variant of #5 ESP32-DevKitC from Espressif systems. It is a small-sized ESP32-based development board that embeds ESP32-WROOM-32D (The generic Wi-Fi+BT+BLE MCU module), 4 MB flash, with pin headers for easy interfacing. It has an internal PCB onboard antenna and is programmable via micro USB. It is suitable for circuit prototyping and a host of sensor interfacing, low-power sensor networks, and IoT applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $10.00
This A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier from Pololu is a breakout/carrier board for the A4988 chip. The A4988 is a DMOS micro-stepping motor driver with a built-in translator and overcurrent protection in a QFN-28 package. It’s designed to operate bipolar stepper motors in full-, half-, quarter-, eighth-, and sixteenth-step modes, with an output drive capacity of up to 35 V and ±2 A. It is compatible with 3.3 V & 5 V logic level voltages and is suitable for interfacing with an MCU.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $5.95
The ESP32-DevKitC is a small-sized ESP32-based development board with variants such as #7 ESP32-DEVKITC-32D-F, ESP32-DevKitC-32U, ESP32-DevKitC-S1, ESP32-DevKitC-VB, and the ESP32-DevKitC-VIB. They share the same package with variations in the type of antenna used – either external or internal on-board antenna.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $11.95
The LM324N is a low power general-purpose operational amplifier in a DIP-14 package that features a large signal voltage gain of about 100 V/mV, a wide gain-bandwidth of 1.3 MHz, a low input bias current of 20 nA with a maximum input offset voltage of 5 mV. It operates from a single power supply over a wide range of 3 V to 32 V. It is suitable for transducer amplifiers, DC gain blocks and conventional op amp applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $0.20
The DRV8825 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier from Pololu is a carrier board for the DRV8825 chip. The DRV8825 is a PWM micro-stepping stepper motor driver IC that features adjustable current limiting, over-current and temperature protection, and up to six microstep resolutions. Its operating voltage range is 8.2 V to 45 V and is capable of delivering up to 2.5 A. It is a fitting motor driver solution for printers and other automated equipment applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $8.95
The ESP32-WROOM-32 (8MB) is a wireless module with WiFi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities. The ESP32-D0WDQ6 chip comes with two low-power Xtensa® 32-bit LX6 microprocessors and peripherals ranging from capacitive touch sensors, Hall sensors, SD card interface, Ethernet, high-speed SPI, UART, I2S and I2C. It comes in an SMT-38 package with a MIFA antenna. Suitable for low-power sensor network applications, voice encoding, music streaming and IoT applications.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $4.20
The 10118194-0001LF is a micro USB 2.0 type B receptacle from Amphenol ICC. It comes with an SMT termination style with up to 5 contacts, having a current rating of 1.8A per contact. It is suitable for use in devices such as smartphones, MP3 players, GPS devices, photo printers, and digital cameras.
Average price across distributors at the time of publish: $0.29
We’re constantly adding new parts to SnapEDA. These were the top 10 parts out of those we added this holiday season. We’d love to hear about parts that you love using that we should be making next. You can share your feedback and suggestions in the comment section!
Happy Holidays and happy designing!