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Old 15th January 2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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Question Which protoboards?

Hello everyone,

I'm looking for good quality prototyping boards in EU/shipping to EU.

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I've tried various eBay stuff but was not impressed with the quality.
I'm currently waiting for some boards from Sparkfun which look better made.

So, where do y'all get your protoboards?
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Old 15th January 2012, 10:43 AM   #2
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The author of Veecad (stipboard cad software) has a links page with this link Strip Board, Prototyping Board, Bread Board, Single Sided Copper, Plain Board, Strip, Ground Plane might be worth a look. I haven't used them, I only buy cheap and nasty stuff he has a few others in the UK as well VeeCAD Resources

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Old 15th January 2012, 11:42 AM   #3
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Thanks Tony.
Thing is those cheap and nasty stuff don't take abuse (i.e. changing parts etc.) very well.
They are disposable I guess, but sometimes it's a pain to work on them and you end up hardwiring the parts to each other instead of using the board's pads.

Not to mention that once ready to go into a project, I'm a bit picky about how it looks!
The blue board I posted above looks sexier than the regular brown/greenish stuff.
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Old 15th January 2012, 11:45 AM   #4
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I'm preferring the cheap ones too!
Phenolic paper boards are easily cut to size, drilled etc. AND the copper pads don't glare!
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Old 15th January 2012, 11:50 AM   #5
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I've noticed these have become available lately ... Adafruit Perma-Proto Half-sized Breadboard PCB - 3 Pack! ID: 571 - $9.95 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits
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