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Prototyping

If you are looking to build a circuit to verify that it works you will need to make a prototype. It is an easy way to test your design and great for debugging your projects.

Find products that help you make prototypes of electronic circuits including many types of connector like cables, wires, headers, pins and sockets. A wide selection of breadboards and tools for PCB fabrication amongst other products associated with prototyping.

  • 10 Pin Female Header - Connectors

    10 Pin Female Header

    Generic / OEM
    £0.47 inc VAT
    £0.39 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a 10 pin, 0.1" spaced, female header, the same kind as the the 10 pin header on the Arduino Yun. FEATURES 8.5mm high (exclud...

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  • Cold 2-Wire Splice (Uy) - Two-Way Butt Splice - Connectors

    Cold 2-Wire Splice (UY) - Two-way Butt Splice

    Generic / OEM
    £0.20 inc VAT
    £0.17 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Kiss those days of heat-shrink, melted jacketing and clumsily-arranged third-hand tools goodbye! Go 'cold splice' with these snap-able...

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  • Pogo Pins W/ Pointed Tip - Connectors

    Pogo Pins w/ Pointed Tip

    Generic / OEM
    £0.85 inc VAT
    £0.71 ex VAT
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    DESCRIPTION These 33mm (1.3") spring loaded pogo pins are great for programming and applications where you don't always want headers soldered onto...

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  • Header Row (Socket/female) - Connectors

    Header Row (Socket/Female)

    Generic / OEM
    £6.72 inc VAT
    £5.60 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONA row of 50 pin sockets with a 0.1 inch pitch. These are easy to break or cut into smaller sections, and ideal to use on boards that do ...

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    £6.72 inc VAT
    £5.60 ex VAT
  • Shield Header Kit - Right Angle - Connectors

    Shield Header Kit - Right Angle

    Cool Components
    £2.99 inc VAT
    £2.49 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONThe shield header kit provides you with the correct sized stackable female headers to fit with most Arduino shield projects. The headers...

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  • Ribbon Crimp Connector - 10-Pin (2X5 Female) - Connectors

    Ribbon Crimp Connector - 10-pin (2x5 Female)

    Generic / OEM
    £0.47 inc VAT
    £0.39 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION These 2x5 crimp connectors can be snapped onto 10-wire ribbon cable to make your own cable assemblies and keep your connections organi...

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  • Header Row Right Angle 2 Rows (Pin/male) - Connectors

    Header Row Right Angle 2 Rows (Pin/Male)

    Generic / OEM
    £1.98 inc VAT
    £1.65 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 40 x 2 right angle pin header. The individual sections are segmented, so it's easy to cut them to match your requirements. 0.1...

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  • Magjack Lan/ethernet Socket - Connectors

    Magjack LAN/Ethernet Socket

    Generic / OEM
    £1.19 inc VAT
    £0.99 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is an RJ45 Ethernet / LAN socket with Green and Yellow status LEDs and built in magnetics. Essential for getting your micros talk...

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  • Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO Shrouded Header (2x20) (PRT-13054) - Connectors
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    Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO Shrouded Header (2x20) (PRT-13054)

    SparkFun
    Original Price £0.59 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.49 inc VAT
    £0.41 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This 2x20 shrouded header has the same number and spacing of pins as the Raspberry Pi 3 so you can easily connect via ribbon cable to ...

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    Current Price £0.49 inc VAT
    £0.41 ex VAT
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  • Food-Grade Heat Shrink - 3/8 Diameter 12 Long - Connectors
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    Food-Grade Heat Shrink - 3/8" diameter 12" long

    Generic / OEM
    £2.98 inc VAT
    £2.48 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONThis heat shrink is FDA Compliant for contact with food. Note - This is heat shrink only.FEATURES Clear, food-grade heat shrink Acr...

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  • Audio Jack Breakout (Prt-10588) - Components

    Audio Jack Breakout (PRT-10588)

    SparkFun
    £0.76 inc VAT
    £0.63 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Simple breakout board for the 3.5mm audio jack. Use this breakout (shipped bare) to allow breadboard or SIP access to the super-common...

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    £0.76 inc VAT
    £0.63 ex VAT
  • Usb Mini B Socket Breakout Board (Bob-09966) - Connectors

    USB Mini B Socket Breakout Board (BOB-09966)

    SparkFun
    £3.59 inc VAT
    £2.99 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This new version now has all 5 pins broken out on the connector. We have no idea what USB device you are hooking up to, but if you need...

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  • Micro Usb Connector - Surface Mount - Connectors

    Micro USB Connector - Surface Mount

    Generic / OEM
    £1.20 inc VAT
    £1.00 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a micro USB connector designed for surface mount connections. Perfect if you've managed to damage/rip off a micro USB connecto...

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    £1.20 inc VAT
    £1.00 ex VAT
  • Screw Terminal Block - 3.5Mm Pitch (3-Pin) - Connectors

    Screw Terminal Block - 3.5mm Pitch (3-Pin)

    Generic / OEM
    £1.19 inc VAT
    £0.99 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Screw Terminals with 3.5mm pitch pins. They have the really cool feature of slide-locking together to form any size you need (up to 20...

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  • Qwiic Jst Connector - Smd 4-Pin (Prt-14417) - Connectors

    Qwiic JST Connector - SMD 4-pin (PRT-14417)

    SparkFun
    £0.54 inc VAT
    £0.45 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Here is a tiny 4-pin Qwiic 1mm JST connector. This connector is used on all of our Qwiic-based boards and can be used to create your o...

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  • Quick Disconnects - Female 2.8Mm (Pack Of 5) (Prt-14424) - Connectors

    Quick Disconnects - Female 2.8mm (Pack of 5) (PRT-14424)

    SparkFun
    £1.00 inc VAT
    £0.83 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Sometimes referred to as “spade connectors,” these quick disconnects are really useful as power connectors in prototyping o...

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  • Usb B Socket - Connectors

    USB B Socket

    Generic / OEM
    £0.49 inc VAT
    £0.41 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Plain and simple through hole PCB mounting USB 'B' socket. FEATURESFeatures Socket: USB, TYPE B Connector Type: USB Gender: So...

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  • Ribbon Crimp Connector - Breadboard Friendly (2X5 Female) - Connectors

    Ribbon Crimp Connector - Breadboard Friendly (2x5, Female)

    Generic / OEM
    £0.71 inc VAT
    £0.59 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This 2x5 crimp connector snaps onto a 10-pin ribbon cable to form a dual-inline connection that can be pushed right into a breadboard....

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  • microSD Socket for Transflash - Connectors
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    microSD Socket for Transflash

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £3.08 inc VAT
    Current Price £1.19 inc VAT
    £0.99 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION If you need a lot of storage space in a small footprint, microSD (uSD) is here to save the day. TransFlash has now completed standards...

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    Current Price £1.19 inc VAT
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  • Usb B Socket Breakout Board - Connectors
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    USB B Socket Breakout Board

    Cool Components
    £1.62 inc VAT
    £1.35 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONThis is a simple breakout board for a standard USB B socket. Signals are broken out to 4 0.1" breadboard friendly spaced pins and clearl...

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  • Jst Ph Plug Housing 5 Pin - Connectors

    JST PH Plug Housing 5 pin

    Generic / OEM
    £0.06 inc VAT
    £0.05 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a pack of 20x5 pin JST plug housings. They're type PH (the smaller type) and do require additional parts to turn them into a c...

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    £0.06 inc VAT
    £0.05 ex VAT
  • Jst Ph Plug Housing 3 Pin - Connectors

    JST PH Plug Housing 3 pin

    Generic / OEM
    £0.05 inc VAT
    £0.04 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION This is a pack of 20x3 pin JST plug housings. They're type PH (the smaller type) and do require additional parts to turn them into a c...

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    £0.05 inc VAT
    £0.04 ex VAT
  • 5 Way Pin Header - Connectors

    5 Way Pin Header

    Generic / OEM
    £0.34 inc VAT
    £0.28 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONThis 5 way pin header has a 0.1" pitch so it will fit into a breadboard. FEATURESRESOURCESDatasheet

    £0.34 inc VAT
    £0.28 ex VAT
  • Mini Usb Smd Socket - Connectors

    Mini USB SMD Socket

    Generic / OEM
    £2.12 inc VAT
    £1.77 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTIONAlways handy - these 5 pin sockets are surface mount, and commonly used on smaller size USB gear. FEATURES Connector Type:USB Gende...

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