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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.

  • Header Row (Pin/male) - Connectors

    Header Row (Pin/Male)

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    DESCRIPTION40 way pin header - Extremely useful for making prototyping connections, mounting DIL or SIL components etc. FEATURES Connector Type:W...

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  • Edge Connector For Bbc Micro:bit - Connectors

    Edge Connector for BBC micro:bit

    Cool Components
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    DESCRIPTION This is a connector that fits directly to the edge contacts of a BBC Micro-Bit. The connector has 80 pins, but because of the different...

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  • Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Male To Female - Cables And Adapters

    Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Male to Female

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    DESCRIPTIONSo you've got a load of jumper wires running from one breadboard to the next, criss crossing over each other and the longer you stare at...

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  • Hook-Up Wire - Black - Solid Core - Cables And Adapters

    Hook-up Wire - Black - Solid Core

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    DESCRIPTIONStandard 22 AWG solid core black wire.Use this with your bread board or any project in which you need sturdy wire. Comes in small spools...

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  • Stackable Header - 20 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 20 pin

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 20 pin female header with extra long legs (10.5mm) - The legs are long enough to poke through a pcb and mate with another conn...

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  • Male To Male Jumper Wire Variety Pack - Cables And Adapters

    Male to Male Jumper Wire Variety Pack

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a variety pack of 75 male to male 0.1" jumpers of different colours and lengths, from 8-23cm. Unlike our other jumper wires t...

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  • Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Male To Male - Cables And Adapters

    Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Male to Male

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    DESCRIPTIONSo you've got a load of jumper wires running from one breadboard to the next, criss crossing over each other and the longer you stare at...

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  • Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Female To Female - Cables And Adapters

    Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Female to Female

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    DESCRIPTION So you've got a load of jumper wires running from one breadboard to the next, criss crossing over each other and the longer you stare a...

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  • Hook-Up Wire - Red - Solid Core - Cables And Adapters

    Hook-up Wire - Red - Solid Core

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    DESCRIPTIONStandard 22 AWG solid Red hook up wire. Use this with your bread board or any project in which you need sturdy wire. Comes in small spoo...

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  • Female Header - 40 Pin - Connectors

    Female Header - 40 Pin

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    DESCRIPTIONSingle row of 40-holes, female header. Can be cut to size with a pair of wire-cutters. Standard .1" spacing. We use them extensively in ...

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  • 10-Pin 2X5 Idc Cable (Id: 1675) - Cables And Adapters

    10-pin 2x5 IDC Cable (ID: 1675)

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    DESCRIPTION These 10-pin IDC cables are handy when programming or debugging a tiny board that uses 10-pin 1.27mm (0.05") pitch SWD programming conn...

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  • Jst Right-Angle Connector - Through-Hole 2-Pin - Connectors

    JST Right-Angle Connector - Through-Hole 2-Pin

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 2-pin, through-hole PH series JST connector. The pins are spaced by 2mm. We really like the solid locking feeling and high ...

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  • Hook-Up Wire - Yellow - Solid Core (Prt-08024) - Cables And Adapters

    Hook-up Wire - Yellow - Solid Core (PRT-08024)

    SparkFun
    £2.83 inc VAT
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    DESCRIPTIONStandard 22 AWG solid Yellow hook up wire. Use this with your bread board or any project in which you need sturdy wire. Comes in small s...

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  • Grove 4 Pin Male Jumper To Grove 4 Pin Conversion Cable (5 Pcs) - Cables And Adapters

    Grove 4 pin Male Jumper to Grove 4 pin Conversion Cable (5 PCs)

    Seeed
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    DESCRIPTIONThis cable turns the 4 pin JST connectors of the atmospheric sensors into 4 male jumper pins that you can connect to any microcontroller...

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  • Dc Barrel Jack Adapter - Female (Prt-10288) - Cables And Adapters

    DC Barrel Jack Adapter - Female (PRT-10288)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis adapter allows you to connect a barrel jack connector to bare wires. One end has screw terminals and the other has a 5.5x2.1mm, cen...

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  • Jst Sm - Female Terminal Pin - Connectors

    JST SM - Female Terminal Pin

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    DESCRIPTION These are tiny metal pins for the JST SM Male housings that we sell. You will need one pin for every 'hole' that your housing has. Note...

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  • Header Row Right Angle 1 Row (Pin/male) - Connectors

    Header Row Right Angle 1 Row (Pin/Male)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 40 x 1 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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  • Stackable Header - 6 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 6 Pin

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 6-pin female header, with extra long legs -- great for stacking Arduino shields. Pins are spaced by 0.1". Documents: Da...

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  • Screw Terminal Block - 2.54Mm Pitch (2-Pin) - Connectors

    Screw Terminal Block - 2.54mm Pitch (2-Pin)

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    DESCRIPTION These are simple 2-position screw terminals with 2.54mm pitch pins. Rated up to 150V @ 6A, this terminal can accept 30 to 18AWG wire. T...

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  • Usb Micro B Socket Breakout Board (Bob-12035) - Connectors

    USB Micro B Socket Breakout Board (BOB-12035)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis simple board breaks out a micro-B USB connector's VCC, GND, ID, D- and D+ pins to a 0.1" pitch header. If you want to add the popul...

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  • Stackable Header - 8 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 8 Pin

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 8-pin female header, with extra long legs -- great for stacking Arduino shields. Pins are spaced by 0.1".FEATURESRESOURCE...

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  • Jst Sm - Male Terminal Pin - Connectors

    JST SM - Male Terminal Pin

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    DESCRIPTION These are tiny metal pins for the JST SM Female housings that we sell. You will need one pin for every 'hole' that your housing has. No...

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  • 9V To Barrel Jack Adapter - Cables And Adapters

    9V to Barrel Jack Adapter

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    DESCRIPTION This adapter consists of a 9V battery clip and a standard 5.5*2.1mm centre positive barrel jack, it supplies to power any device needin...

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  • Hook-Up Wire - Brown - Solid Core (Prt-08027) - Cables And Adapters

    Hook-up Wire - Brown - Solid Core (PRT-08027)

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    DESCRIPTIONStandard 22 AWG solid Brown hook up wire. Use this with your bread board or any project in which you need sturdy wire. Comes in small sp...

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  • Interface Cable Rp-Sma To U.fl - Cables And Adapters

    Interface Cable RP-SMA to U.FL

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    DESCRIPTIONThis connector cable interfaces UFL RF connectors to RP-SMA antennas. Use it to attach any standard RP-SMA 2.4GHz antenna to the DPAC 80...

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  • Ic Hook With Pigtail - Connectors

    IC Hook with Pigtail

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    DESCRIPTIONThese are good quality IC test hooks with a male connection wire. Instead of a single hook, these have two hooks that are capable of gra...

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  • Header Row Right Angle 3 Rows (Pin/male) - Connectors

    Header Row Right Angle 3 Rows (Pin/Male)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 40 x 3 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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  • Header Mega Pack - Connectors

    Header Mega Pack

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    DESCRIPTIONThe header mega pack provides you with a variety of different sized male and female headers and stackable headers and to use with your e...

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  • Stackable Header - 10 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 10 Pin

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a 10-pin female header, with extra long legs -- great for stacking Arduino shields. Pins are spaced by 0.1".FEATURESRESOURC...

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  • Bbc Micro:bit Connector Breakout (Bob-13988) - Connectors

    BBC micro:bit Connector Breakout (BOB-13988)

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    DESCRIPTIONThe SparkFun micro:bit Breakout is a board that connects to the BBC micro:bit and expands the capabilities of the development platform b...

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  • Cold Splice Wire Tap (Ub) - Wire-Tap Splice - Connectors

    Cold Splice Wire Tap (UB) - Wire-tap Splice

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

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  • Jst Ph Plug Housing 2 Pin - Connectors

    JST PH Plug Housing 2 pin

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    DESCRIPTION This is a 2 pin JST plug housings. They're type PH (the smaller type) and do require additional parts to turn them into a complete plug...

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  • Jst Ph Housing Pins - Connectors

    JST PH housing pins

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    DESCRIPTION These are tiny metal pins for the JST PH housings that we sell. You will need one pin for every 'hole' that your housing has. Ideally t...

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  • 140-Piece Wire Kit - Connectors
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    140-Piece Wire Kit

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    DESCRIPTIONThis basic set contains 10 pieces of each of 14 different lengths. The small transparent plastic case has 5 compartments. The amount of ...

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  • Pi T-Cobbler Plus Kit - Breakout For Raspberry Pi A+/b+/pi 2/3 + Zero (Id: 1989) - Connectors

    Pi T-Cobbler Plus Kit - Breakout for Raspberry Pi A+/B+/PI 2/3 + Zero (ID: 1989)

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    DESCRIPTIONThe Raspberry Pi B+ has landed on the Maker World like a 40-GPIO pinned, quad-USB ported, credit card sized bomb of DIY joy. That's why ...

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  • Multi-Pitch Fpc Adapter - 40 Pin 0.5/0.6/0.7/0.8/1.0Mm (Id: 1436) - Connectors

    Multi-pitch FPC Adapter - 40 Pin 0.5/0.6/0.7/0.8/1.0mm (ID: 1436)

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    DESCRIPTIONConnect to nearly any kind of FPC/flex cable with the 40-pin FPC to breadboard adapter plate. You get 40 pads of 0.5mm, 0.6mm, 0.7mm, 0....

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