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Getting Started with Intel Galileo by Matt Richardson

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Appendix B. Breadboard Basics

A solderless breadboard helps you make electrical connections between components, but it can be a bit confusing at first. This section will give you a whirlwind tour of the breadboard so that you can understand how to use it while recreating the examples in this book.

In the Figure B-1, the shaded areas show which pins have electrical connections inside the breadboard.

Electrical connections are already made between the shaded holes on this solderless breadboard. You’ll use jumper wires to connect them to each other and to your Galileo.
Figure B-1. Electrical connections are already made between the shaded holes on this solderless breadboard. You’ll use jumper wires to connect them to each other and to your Galileo.

The rails that run up and down the left and right sides are meant for your ...

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