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Beginning Arduino Programming by Brian Evans

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Soldering

We love our solderless breadboards for making our lives that much easier, but occasionally there is no escaping the need to solder. Maybe the pins on a switch don't fit in the breadboard so we need to solder wires to it. Some of the breakout boards that we have been using do not already have pins attached when we buy them, so we need to solder pin headers to them to plug them into our breadboard. Figure 12-16 shows a couple of different breakout boards that will need a little soldering.

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Figure 12-16. BlinkM MinM and SparkFun DS1307 RTC breakouts

In this image are the BlinkM MinM smart LED and the DS1307 RTC breakout board from SparkFun ...

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