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How to power Tiny Breadboard instead of Half?
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How to power Tiny Breadboard instead of Half?

by OnlyMoo on Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:40 pm

Adafruit was out of half breadboards, so they sent me a Tiny one with my Starter Pack. There are no power rails. How do I use the tiny breadboard to do a tutorial like LED lesson 2: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-ard ... s/overview ??

All of the tutorials expect me to have power rails and I could not find information here or elsewhere on the internet on how to use breadboard without power rails. The breadboard intro tutorials also expect me to have power rails.

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Re: How to power Tiny Breadboard instead of Half?

by franklin97355 on Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:55 pm

The LED lesson uses one power and one ground so you can plug them directly into the breadboard. If you need more than one just plug power into a row and you now have four places to get power.

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Re: How to power Tiny Breadboard instead of Half?

by OnlyMoo on Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:14 am

So the thing that none of the breadboard tutorials DON'T tell you is that the "rails" are not special. They are just connected differently. I picked certain rows on the breadboard to act as my "rails" and connected pieces between them, and then was able to get it to work.

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