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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.

  • Breadboard Deluxe - Breadboards

    Breadboard Deluxe

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    DESCRIPTION This is a high-quality solderless prototyping breadboard. Each row/column has a letter or a number, and there are two double rail power...

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  • 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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  • Resistor Kit - 1/4W (500 Total) (Com-10969) - Kits

    Resistor Kit - 1/4W (500 total) (COM-10969)

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    DESCRIPTION This resistor kit comes with 25 each of 20 different resistor values (including 0Ω links!). All of these resistors are stapled into a ...

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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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  • Ftdi Basic Breakout - 5V (Dev-09716) - Prototyping

    FTDI Basic Breakout - 5V (DEV-09716)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a basic breakout board for the FTDI FT232RL USB to serial IC. The pinout of this board matches the FTDI cable to work with offic...

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  • Electronic Parts Kit - Passive Components

    Electronic Parts Kit

    Cool Components
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    DESCRIPTION This massive kit has 280 parts! The electronic parts kit is a comprehensive selection of components for making a wide variety of electr...

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  • Breadboard Self-Adhesive - Breadboards

    Breadboard Self-Adhesive

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    DESCRIPTION This white solderless breadboard is a high quality prototyping breadboard. Each row / column has a letter or a number, and there are tw...

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  • Stripboard - 0.1 Pitch 16 X 10 Cm - Breadboards

    Stripboard - 0.1" pitch 16 x 10 cm

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is bog standard, copper stripboard. It has 0.1" spaced holes and the strips run lengthways.FEATURES Dimensions: 16 x 10 cm RESOURCES

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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)

    Adafruit
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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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  • Shield Header Kit - Shields

    Shield Header Kit

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    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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  • Clear Plastic Knob (Com-10597) - Hardware

    Clear Plastic Knob (COM-10597)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis plastic knob accepts a 6mm shaft and has a 15mm outer diameter. They simple press-fit onto a shaft. These are clear so that they ca...

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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)

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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)

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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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  • Rfid Reader Breakout (Sen-13030) - Writers

    RFID Reader Breakout (SEN-13030)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a simple breakout board for our RFID readers. The RFID Reader Breakout converts the 2mm pins to bread board friendly 0.1" header...

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  • Qwiic Cable - Breadboard Jumper (4-Pin) (Prt-14425) - Cables And Adapters

    Qwiic Cable - Breadboard Jumper (4-pin) (PRT-14425)

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    DESCRIPTION This is a jumper adapter cable that comes pre-terminated with a female Qwiic JST connector on one end and a breadboard hookup pigtail o...

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  • Grove Base Shield For Arduino V2 - Grove

    Grove Base Shield for Arduino V2

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is the Grove base shield as seen in the Grove starter kits for Arduino. It lets you connect Grove components easily to your Arduino...

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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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  • Ad-11 Advanced Solderless Breadboard - Breadboards

    AD-11 Advanced Solderless Breadboard

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    DESCRIPTIONThis small, compact, high-quality breadboard is great for prototyping and testing circuits. It has 5 colour coded screw terminals locate...

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  • Inventors Kit For Bbc Micro:bit With 10 Experiments - Kits

    Inventors Kit for BBC micro:bit with 10 Experiments

    Kitronik
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    DESCRIPTION This Inventor's Kit for the BBC micro:bit by Kitronik is the perfect way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with ...

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  • 5V Step-Up/step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F5 - Active Components

    5V Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8F5

    Pololu
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    DESCRIPTIONThe Pololu step-up/step-down voltage regulator S7V8F5 is a switching regulator (also called a switched-mode power supply (SMPS) or DC-to...

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  • Rotary Encoder Breakout - Illuminated (Rg/rgb) (Bob-11722) - Breakout Boards

    Rotary Encoder Breakout - Illuminated (RG/RGB) (BOB-11722)

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    DESCRIPTION This is a clever little breakout board for both the RGB and R/G illuminated rotary encoders. On one side, it breaks out all of the RGB ...

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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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  • Stamped Aluminum L-Bracket For Nema 17 Stepper Motors - Hardware

    Stamped Aluminum L-Bracket for NEMA 17 Stepper Motors

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    DESCRIPTION This black anodized aluminium bracket lets you securely mount typical NEMA 17-size stepper motors to your project. The bracket features...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Analog/digital Mux Breakout (Bob-09056) - Active Components

    Analog/Digital MUX Breakout (BOB-09056)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a breakout board for the very handy 16-Channel Analogue/Digital Multiplexer/Demultiplexer CD74HC4067. This chip is like a rotary...

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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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  • Qwiic Cable - 50Mm (Prt-14426) - Cables And Adapters

    Qwiic Cable - 50mm (PRT-14426)

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    DESCRIPTION This is a 50mm long 4-conductor cable with 1mm JST termination. It’s designed to connect Qwiic enabled components together but ca...

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  • Breadboard Power Supply Module Compatible With 5V And 3.3V - Power

    Breadboard power supply module, compatible with 5V and 3.3V

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    DESCRIPTION This RVFM breadboard power supply provides both 3.3 and 5V DC to suit all popular microcontrollers such as the Arduino. The board will ...

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  • Breadboard Mini (Linkable Blue) - Breadboards

    Breadboard Mini (Linkable, Blue)

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    DESCRIPTIONThese small, handy breadboards are big enough for most simple jobs, and make development work much easier and faster. They can also be l...

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  • Ad-12 Advanced Solderless Breadboard - Breadboards
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    AD-12 Advanced Solderless Breadboard

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    DESCRIPTIONThis medium sized, high-quality breadboard is great for prototyping and testing circuits, it has 5 colour coded screw terminals located ...

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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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  • Qwiic Cable - 200Mm (Prt-14428) - Cables And Adapters

    Qwiic Cable - 200mm (PRT-14428)

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    DESCRIPTION This is a 200mm long 4-conductor cable with 1mm JST termination. It's designed to connect Qwiic enabled components together but can be ...

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  • Qwiic Cable - 100Mm (Prt-14427) - Cables And Adapters

    Qwiic Cable - 100mm (PRT-14427)

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    DESCRIPTION This is a 100mm long 4-conductor cable with 1mm JST termination. It’s designed to connect Qwiic enabled components together but c...

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  • Opto-Isolator Breakout (Bob-09118) - Active Components

    Opto-isolator Breakout (BOB-09118)

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    DESCRIPTIONThis is a board designed for opto-isolation. This board is helpful for connecting digital systems (like a 5V microcontroller) to a high-...

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  • Solenoid Valve 12V - 3/4 (Rob-10456) - Hardware

    Solenoid Valve 12V - 3/4" (ROB-10456)

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    DESCRIPTIONHave you ever wanted to control the flow of a liquid using your computer or microcontroller, but didn't know how? Well, here's how: The ...

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