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betajet
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What am I missing?
betajet   9/17/2013 7:36:57 PM
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How is this particular board any different from the pad-per-hole Vectorbords we've been using for the last 30 or more years?

 

Max The Magnificent
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Re: What am I missing?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:41:22 AM
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@betjet: How is this particular board any different from the pad-per-hole Vectorbords we've been using for the last 30 or more years?

The primary difference is the round (through-hole) pads on one side and the square (surface-mount) pads on the other. The folks at SchmartBoard say that -- as far s they no -- no one else is doing this -- also that it's almost embarrasingly simple as a concept, but that it's provng to be very usable and polular in practice.

Caleb Kraft
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Re: What am I missing?
Caleb Kraft   9/18/2013 4:39:12 PM
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That's what I thought the difference was too. I hadn't seen a board like that before, though I may have just not been exposed to it.


I wouldn't mind using one of these. it would let me miniaturize a few things without going the next step to making a custom pcb.

Max The Magnificent
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Re: What am I missing?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:50:04 PM
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@Caleb: I wouldn't mind using one of these. it would let me miniaturize a few things without going the next step to making a custom pcb.

Email me your snail-mail address and I'll drop this one in the post to you as a "thank you" for the boards you sent to me last week.

jasonboyer
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New twist on an old idea?
jasonboyer   9/18/2013 7:27:25 PM
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This looks like a great reinvention of the old protoboard.  Would definitely look at using these for prototyping and small scale, custom products.

Daniel6610
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Awesome prototyping board
Daniel6610   9/18/2013 7:31:58 PM
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These look like they are great prototyping boards. I am looking forward to trying them with some smt chips i have.

Kevkun5010
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Simple but great idea
Kevkun5010   9/18/2013 7:38:02 PM
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Great idea to simplify prototyping.

ByronJones
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will have to give these a try
ByronJones   9/18/2013 7:47:42 PM
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Some of their technology looks to make smd much easier.

randyc74
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Re: What am I missing?
randyc74   9/18/2013 7:47:53 PM
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Nice boards. I'm looking forward to trying SMT.

RobotHacker
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Looks like fun
RobotHacker   9/18/2013 9:02:17 PM
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Looks fun, will have to try it.

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