Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 4 / 4
jasonboyer
User Rank
Rookie
New twist on an old idea?
jasonboyer   9/18/2013 7:27:25 PM
NO RATINGS
This looks like a great reinvention of the old protoboard.  Would definitely look at using these for prototyping and small scale, custom products.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: What am I missing?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:50:04 PM
NO RATINGS
@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.

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: What am I missing?
Caleb Kraft   9/18/2013 4:39:12 PM
NO RATINGS
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
User Rank
Blogger
Re: What am I missing?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:41:22 AM
NO RATINGS
@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.

betajet
User Rank
CEO
What am I missing?
betajet   9/17/2013 7:36:57 PM
NO RATINGS
How is this particular board any different from the pad-per-hole Vectorbords we've been using for the last 30 or more years?

 

<<   <   Page 4 / 4


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
6 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
20 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
41 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
151 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)