Using additional shields with Arduino NANO and MICRO

Published : 06/22/2018 11:00:56
Categories : Proto Shield Plus


Using additional shields with Arduino NANO and MICRO


The ICSP connector allows you to connect an Arduino NANO to the Proto Shield Plus and let it work with a standard shield.

Proto Shield Plus using Arduino NANO with a third-party Ethernet Shield

The 6 wires flat cable and the 2x3 2,54mm 6 pins male header

The 6 wires flat cable and the 2x3 2,54mm pins male header are used as an example.
They are not provided with the Proto Shield Plus.


Routing of signals on UNO and NANO boards differs from LEONARDO and MICRO boards.
These differences in some cases make some shields not compatible with LEONARDO and MICRO boards (usually it happens when ICSP and SCL and SDA pins are used to communicate with the shield).


If you are planning to use a shields with LEONARDO or MICRO boards, please check on Arduino / Genuino official documentation about compatibility.


In some cases, rerouting is needed to ensure properly behavior of the shields.


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