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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
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    Breadboard Deluxe

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    £4.79 inc VAT
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    13 reviews

    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
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    Header Row (Pin/Male)

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £2.16 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.14 inc VAT
    £0.12 ex VAT
    3 reviews

    DESCRIPTION 40-way pin header - Extremely useful for making prototyping connections, mounting DIL or SIL components etc. FEATURES Connector Type: ...

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

    Generic / OEM
    £2.99 inc VAT
    £2.49 ex VAT
    2 reviews

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

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

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

    SparkFun
    £1.49 inc VAT
    £1.24 ex VAT
    2 reviews

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

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £3.59 inc VAT
    Current Price £1.31 inc VAT
    £1.09 ex VAT
    6 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This is a variety pack of 75 male to male 0.1" jumpers of different colours and lengths, from 8-23cm. Unlike other jumper wires the pla...

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  • Stackable Header - 20 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 20 pin

    Generic / OEM
    £0.79 inc VAT
    £0.66 ex VAT
    4 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This 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 con...

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

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £2.99 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.55 inc VAT
    £0.46 ex VAT

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

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

    Seeed Studio
    £1.99 inc VAT
    £1.66 ex VAT
    3 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This cable turns the 4-pin JST connectors of the atmospheric sensors into 4 male jumper pins that you can connect to any microcontrolle...

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

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    £3.49 inc VAT
    £2.91 ex VAT

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

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  • Electronic Parts Kit - Passive Components

    Electronic Parts Kit

    Cool Components
    £19.99 inc VAT
    £16.66 ex VAT
    9 reviews

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

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  • Edge Connector For Bbc Micro:bit - Connectors
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    Edge Connector for BBC micro:bit

    Cool Components
    £1.67 inc VAT
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    10 reviews

    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 differen...

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

    Hook-up Wire - Red - Solid Core

    Generic / OEM
    £4.00 inc VAT
    £3.33 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION Standard 22 AWG solid Red hook-up wire. Use this with your breadboard or any project in which you need sturdy wire. Comes in small spoo...

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

    Qwiic Cable - 50mm (PRT-14426)

    SparkFun
    £1.49 inc VAT
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    1 review

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

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

    Jumper Wire Ribbon Cable - Male to Male

    Generic / OEM
    £2.99 inc VAT
    £2.49 ex VAT
    1 review

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

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  • Stripboard - 0.1 Pitch 16 X 10 Cm - Breadboards
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    Stripboard - 0.1" pitch 16 x 10 cm

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £2.39 inc VAT
    Current Price £1.15 inc VAT
    £0.96 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This is bog-standard, copper stripboard or Veroboard. It has 0.1" spaced holes and the strips run lengthways. Dimensions: 16 x 10 cm

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  • Female Header - 40 Pin - Connectors
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    Female Header - 40 Pin

    Generic / OEM
    Original Price £1.19 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.30 inc VAT
    £0.25 ex VAT
    3 reviews

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

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

    Qwiic Cable - 100mm (PRT-14427)

    SparkFun
    £1.99 inc VAT
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    1 review

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

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  • Grove Base Shield For Arduino V2 - Grove
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    Grove Base Shield for Arduino V2

    Seeed Studio
    £5.99 inc VAT
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    2 reviews

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

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  • Resistor Kit - 1/4W - Component
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    Resistor Kit - 1/4W

    Cool Components
    £13.00 inc VAT
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    6 reviews

    DESCRIPTION The Cool Components Resistor Kit contains over 400 0.25W resistors in a range of different values all packed in a reusable component bo...

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  • Jst Sm - Female Terminal Pin - Connectors
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    JST SM - Female Terminal Pin

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    Original Price £0.05 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.02 inc VAT
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    3 reviews

    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. Idea...

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

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    £28.20 inc VAT
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    8 reviews

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

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  • Breadboard Self-Adhesive - Breadboards
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    Breadboard Self-Adhesive

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    4 reviews

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

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  • Ad-11 Advanced Solderless Breadboard - Breadboards

    AD-11 Advanced Solderless Breadboard

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    £14.99 inc VAT
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    11 reviews

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

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  • Jst Sm - Male Terminal Pin - Connectors
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    JST SM - Male Terminal Pin

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    Current Price £0.02 inc VAT
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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. Id...

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

    SparkFun
    Original Price £2.96 inc VAT
    Current Price £2.32 inc VAT
    £1.93 ex VAT

    DESCRIPTION Standard 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 ...

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  • 10-Pin 2X5 Idc Cable (Id: 1675) - Cables And Adapters
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    10-pin 2x5 IDC Cable (ID: 1675)

    Adafruit
    Original Price £2.98 inc VAT
    Current Price £2.14 inc VAT
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    4 reviews

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

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    Original Price £0.59 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.17 inc VAT
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    1 review

    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. ...

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

    FTDI Basic Breakout - 5V (DEV-09716)

    SparkFun
    £13.91 inc VAT
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    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This 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 offi...

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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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    £2.70 inc VAT
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    DESCRIPTION This 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, ce...

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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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    £0.92 inc VAT
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    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This 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 c...

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  • Stackable Header - 6 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 6 Pin

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    £0.46 inc VAT
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    DESCRIPTION This is a 6-pin female header, with extra long legs -- great for stacking Arduino shields. Pins are spaced by 0.1". RESOURCES Datasheet

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

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    Original Price £1.19 inc VAT
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    DESCRIPTION This 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....

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  • Shield Header Kit - Shields

    Shield Header Kit

    Cool Components
    £2.99 inc VAT
    £2.49 ex VAT
    4 reviews

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

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  • Grove - Relay - Grove

    Grove - Relay

    Seeed Studio
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    DESCRIPTION The Grove relay is capable of switching much higher voltages and currents than your normal Arduino boards. When set to HIGH, the LED wi...

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  • Clear Plastic Knob - Hardware

    Clear Plastic Knob

    Duppa
    £0.79 inc VAT
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    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This plastic knob accepts a 6mm shaft. They simple press-fit onto a shaft. These are clear so that they can be used with the illuminate...

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

    USB Micro B Socket Breakout Board (BOB-12035)

    SparkFun
    £2.69 inc VAT
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    5 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This 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 pop...

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  • Rfid Reader Breakout (Sen-13030) - Writers

    RFID Reader Breakout (SEN-13030)

    SparkFun
    £2.17 inc VAT
    £1.81 ex VAT
    1 review

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

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

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

    Pololu
    £11.81 inc VAT
    £9.84 ex VAT
    1 review

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

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  • Stackable Header - 8 Pin - Connectors

    Stackable Header - 8 Pin

    Generic / OEM
    £0.46 inc VAT
    £0.38 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This is an 8-pin female header, with extra long legs -- great for stacking Arduino shields. Pins are spaced by 0.1". RESOURCES Datash...

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  • Ic Hook With Pigtail - Connectors

    IC Hook with Pigtail

    Generic / OEM
    £5.34 inc VAT
    £4.45 ex VAT

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

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

    Analog/Digital MUX Breakout (BOB-09056)

    SparkFun
    £5.87 inc VAT
    £4.89 ex VAT

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

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

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

    SparkFun
    £3.36 inc VAT
    £2.80 ex VAT
    2 reviews

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

    Inventors Kit for BBC micro:bit with 10 Experiments

    Kitronik
    £24.95 inc VAT
    £20.79 ex VAT
    2 reviews

    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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  • Jst Sm - Female Housing (3 Pin) - Connectors
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    JST SM - Female Housing (3 pin)

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    Original Price £0.14 inc VAT
    Current Price £0.04 inc VAT
    £0.03 ex VAT
    1 review

    DESCRIPTION This is a 3-pin JST SM Female housings. They're type SM and do require additional parts to turn them into a complete plug/connector. In...

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  • Breadboard Mini (Linkable Blue) - Breadboards
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    Breadboard Mini (Linkable, Blue)

    Generic / OEM
    £1.44 inc VAT
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    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTION These 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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  • Qwiic Shield For Arduino (Dev-14352) - Shields

    Qwiic Shield for Arduino (DEV-14352)

    SparkFun
    £7.32 inc VAT
    £6.10 ex VAT
    2 reviews

    DESCRIPTION The Qwiic Shield is an easy-to-assemble board that provides a simple way to incorporate the Qwiic Connect System with your Arduino-base...

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

    SparkFun
    Original Price £9.23 inc VAT
    Current Price £7.18 inc VAT
    £5.98 ex VAT
    2 reviews

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

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  • Ad-13 Advanced Solderless Breadboard - Breadboards
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    AD-13 Advanced Solderless Breadboard

    K&H
    £36.77 inc VAT
    £30.64 ex VAT
    10 reviews

    DESCRIPTION This large, high-quality breadboard is great for prototyping and testing circuits, it has 5 colour coded screw terminals located at the...

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