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Description: This base plate holds an Arduino and a self-adhesive clear breadboard and provids two screws which give you a more solid and simple connection. This plate can be used with any board that has the Arduino mounting holes which means the Arduino Uno, The Leonardo, FEZ Panda even the Electric Sheep can all be screwed down to the base plate for easy prototyping. You can even mount the board facing either way you like.

You will need to provide your own screws for holding your board.

Note: Due to a manufacturing error these holders are pretty warped but still easily usable. They might have slight imperfections and will wobble a bit on a table, but hold an Arduino and breadboard just fine. If you don't mind a holder that's a bit warped, cupped, or lopsided, this is for you!

Comments 7 comments

  • I got one of these (for $3.95) before they were ‘ding and dent’. Around 30 seconds in a toaster oven (normally used by my wife for bagels, she wasn’t too happy) and it relaxes enough so there is no wobble.

    • nice! yeah, we were going to do that, but with 3k of them, it made more sense to just put them on sale :-)

  • I bought four of these with the intent of trying to straighten them. Of the four, one was probably usable without any attention, two were pretty bad, and one was awful (only one came with mounting screws for the Aruino). I tried simply placing one of these on an 12" x 12" x ½" aluminum plate in the toaster oven and waiting until I could see the plastic settle flat. I started at 200 degrees F for 10 minutes, and worked up in increments of 50 degrees F until I reached 500. At the lower temperatures (300-400), the warp actually got worse. At 500 degrees for 10 minutes, portions of the plastic started to melt unevenly, even though the breadboard holder hadn’t flattened. What ultimately worked for me was to heat the aluminum plate to 500 degrees, remove it from the oven, place the plastic breadboard holder on it, place three chunks of 12" x 3" x 1" aluminum on the plastic, and let the sandwich cool for several hours (you can’t simply use a second large aluminum plate to form the sandwich because of the raised standoffs that hold the Aruino).

  • I wonder if using a couple of rubber bumpers would make these less likely to wobble?

  • Wow: 3,243 in stock. The dings and dents usually sell off quickly, but I bet these will still be around if I wait and order next week.

  • I wonder if they were carefully re-heated….

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