Category: XPortHub

XPortHub3 – Draft

I use XPortHub1 a lot, but have not assembled XPortHub2 with Ethernet yet. What I would like is a XPortHub with radio and I am thinking of 5Km LoRa. With that I could use this as the master on my robots. I also need a SPI Flash or something to store config. I can as…

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XPortHub3 w/Watchdog

I decided to start making some changes to the DeviceBus experiment. Basically I squeezed the function up in the right corner. Next I will replace RS232 with 2 x RS485 and add a LoRa or maybe Wifi and LoRa. I have little usage for Wired Ethernet on mobile devices, but I do lack radio options.

XPortHub – Galvanic Isolated CAN Ports

The plan is to use two separate CAN Networks on my Lawn Mover – one network for motors, and one network for everything else – both using CAN HS at 1Mbps. To do this I consider upgrading XportHub. This picture show XPortHub2 w/2 CAN Ports. ISO1042 is an isolated CAN tranceiver in a SOIC8 a…

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Watchdog/D-Bus

This is the block diagram for XPortHub2 with an added Watchdog/D-bus. My objective here is that I want to add some features to the board and decided to do an experiment adding an external Watchdog/D-Bus by using a smaller STM32 in support. SPX3819 can be switched on/off enabling me to power a board on/off. Adding…

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XPortHub2 w/Ethernet

3D model of XPortHub2. This contains an 10/100Mbps Ethernet with a standard RJ45 socket that replace TF Card, I2C and SPI on XPortHub1. New style SWD port. Raspberry PI Backbone with SPI and CAN. RTC with Battery holder on back. 8 x user leds. 2 x CAN ports. CAN1 is connected on Raspberry PI Connector…

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W5500 Schematics

  I am not sure where I wanna use this W5500 circuit, but the nice thing is that KiKad makes this a module I can re-use. This actually is the reference schematics.