Mini Project: Single Pixel

I have an interest in capacitive touch at the moment – I have no particular project in mind but I wanted to see the current state of cap-touch solutions so that I could use it in a future project.

To test it out I made a board with a single touch pixel. I can use this board in other projects as a drop in touch solution. I decided to go with Microchip’s (formerly Atmel’s) qTouch library with their Peripheral Touch Controller (PTC).

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Project: Remoteli – What’s wrong with this pin?!

Having soldered everything on the board, I tested everything. The IR receiver worked just fine which is good! And 10 of the 11 switch inputs worked fine, but one was always reporting as if it was pressed when it wasn’t.

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