Choosing the Right TouchDRO Adapter for Your Scales

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

One of the main design goals for the TouchDRO project was to create a flexible modular do-it-yourself digital readout for hobbyists and makers alike. Since raw scale position decoding happens in the adapter, one of the first decisions when setting up a TouchDRO system is the selection of the adapter. At the time of this writing there are two versions of pre-made adapter board and four different do-it-yourself options. All those choices can be confusing if you're new to the TouchDRO ecosystem, so let's look at the benefits and tradeoffs of each of the six options.