Clovis Fritzen designed this Arduino-compatible, vertically-mountable board that exclusively uses through-hole components:
I personally love the concept of electronic boards connected in “slots” (vertically attached to a horizontal board), like most industrial-grade PLC’s or even our desktop’s expansion cards (video, sound memory): it saves a lot of space and adds more functions to the system, all at once!
The PCB is for sale on Tindie:
Vertically mountable Arduino – PCB only
This is an Arduno-Nano compatible controller that can be vertically mounted to bredboards and boards
UPDATE: Check out the new version with pull-up resistors
I designed this simple breakout board in KiCad to make it easier to put a rotary encoder on a breadboard. The KiCad symbol and footprint for the SparkFun rotary encoder was created by mcous on GitHub. I used an updated version with corrected pin numbering.
Here are the rotary encoders that I’ve verified to fit:
The design files are available on GitHub:
The board is shared on OSH Park:
Jakub Polonský created this solution to make breadboard prototyping safer for components:
adjustable and programmable electronic fuse especially designed for breadboards – a breadboard fuse, or BFuse
The trip current can be set from 50 mA to 1 A but it can measure current up to 6 A [..] It has reverse polarity protection (by P-FET), transient voltage suppressors both on its input and output and two LEDs for indication
Set current and actual current can be compared using ATTiny’s built-in comparator or sampled by the ATTiny’s ADC. Then, the microprocessor controls a P-FET switch that opens or closes the power supply