Originally Posted by tomb
Talented DIY-er's like FallenAngel are in the small numbers, unfortunately. As for the rest of the unwashed masses, versatility = more highly-skilled work required and support issues that go with it. My vote is for everything integrated, if possible.
Yes, I'm listening to everyone...but thinking mostly about the less experienced to make it easier for them to build.
On the other hand, I want to leave some flexibility for the tinkerers.
So, CVCC charger, I've posted the circuit before.
As many AAA cells or LiPo as you can cram in the case with some room left over for the board.
Dual color LED to indicate low battery voltage. Again, I posted this before.
Three channels with LME49990 and LME49600
TLE2426 for the rail splitter.
Hammond 1455C series case. Maybe Tom can grace use with his excellent case engineering skills...hint, hint.
I almost have something to design...