The Custom Boards for FOSDEM 2014 Hackathon are ready


Have look at FOSDEM-85 the custom board we made specially for FOSDEM 2014 Hackathon.


This is derivate from the well known OLIMEXINO-85-KIT which we used for OpenFest Hackathon.

For FOSDEM we made it in nice shape of Pinguino with OSHW logo and two LEDs as eyes 🙂

This board is fully functional ATTiny85 Arduino compatible and uses Digispark’s Arduino IDE and Micronucleus bootloader.

With it you can control addressable LED stripes, drive servos and stepper motors, measure temperature etc etc.

On OpenFest we had 100 kits which were all soldered for one day, this time we prepare 200 kits to give away at FOSDEM Hackathon.

We are in AW building:


Table 2 and 3 are ours and there we will place 4 soldering stations where people who want to try soldering their very first Open Source Arduino clone and then run program on it.

People who have no soldering irons with them will have to wait seat to be free to sit and soldering, alternatively if someone carry soldering iron with him can use it without waiting for seat 🙂

FOSDEM-85 board is so cute that we decided to carry it in our web shop as well, so these who have no chance to build one at FOSDEM will be able to buy online and solder at home.

EDIT: The board is now in our online shop.

5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kiphra
    Jan 23, 2014 @ 21:07:29

    Nice idea. Well done!


  2. Keeper
    Jan 23, 2014 @ 21:20:52

    Cute. He’s a bit traitorous — shape of Pinguino, but using an AVR! Last month we had your old Christmas tree PCB, from a few years ago, on display in our office, blinking away as people passed by.


    • OLIMEX Ltd
      Jan 23, 2014 @ 21:55:41

      Pinguino is symbol of Linux/FOSS this board implements Arduino functionality which is OSHW/FOSS project so I do not see anything wrong (PIC) project have different logo so I doubt someone will be confused 🙂


  3. Spas
    Jan 24, 2014 @ 02:20:19

    When will the board be available in the web shop?


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