Breadboard Tip: Twist the Wires Leading To and From the Breadboard

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Prototyping using a breadboard can be a rewarding experience. This can be enhanced by keeping all connections neat and tidy. This includes the wires leading to and from the breadboard.

One way to improve your organization is to twist the solid-core 22 AWG wires that connects to the breadboard. This can be done quickly using a hand drill.

First, insert the wires in the drill’s chuck.

Then use the drill to twist the wires.

And then, connect the wires to your breadboard as shown here for the power connection to this stepper motor drive.

This simple tip takes moments to complete. It cleans up your circuit making it easier to see what goes where facilitating troubleshooting.

Best Wishes,

APDahlen

Return to the breadboard guide for additional construction tips.

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