Chapter 32Using Solderless Breadboards

Solderless breadboards let you experiment with circuits without having to solder together components. You literally plug in the parts and string some wires to complete the connections. You save time, and you get to play with your creation that much sooner.

And, just as important, you can easily change the value of components to see if another one works better. Just unplug the old, and switch in the new.

While solderless breadboards are intended for experimentation and testing, there’s no law that says you must eventually solder your circuit together to make it permanent. Many robot builders construct the solderless version only and use it that way for weeks, months, even years.

But, of course, you always ...

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