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Output and Expander plug fixes

In Software on Feb 25, 2010 at 00:01

While testing an Output Plug, I found a little mess-up: the documentation pinout is wrong, all even and odd I/O pins on the 2×6 output connector were swapped. Here is the correct pinout:


I’ve updated the documentation.

The “expander” sketch is also very confusing, it was still for the PCA8574A, whereas the current Expander Plug uses an MCP23008.

Here’s an improved sketch, with a little running-light demo:

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This code has been checked in to replace the “expander.pde” sketch in the Ports examples.