Two things

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ChrisG
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Two things

Post by ChrisG » Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:10 am

My first suggestion is more breakout boards for surface-mount ICs. Currently, there are a couple ICs I'd like to play with, but I can't find a reasonably priced breakout board for either of them (one is a QSOP24 package, and the other is an HTSSOP38). If SFE had breakout boards available for a wider variety of packages, they would be very useful for prototyping.

My second suggestion is a product that I just discovered today: INCRA rulers. http://www.incra.com/product_markingrules.htm Basically, the ruler has been reinvented. Using these rulers, it is possible to make a much more accurate mark than with a standard ruler. They are available in metric and imperial units as well as a combination of both systems. They can also add a logo if desired. I don't know what the cost would be like, or how much demand there would be for them, but they could definitely be useful for a huge variety of projects.

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Ross Robotics
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Re: Two things

Post by Ross Robotics » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:44 pm

I agree with both of these suggestions. Would like to see a wide variety of SMD breakout boards. Also that ruler is awesome. I will be purchasing a few of them..
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