@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.
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