While the PCB design is being sent to be Prototyped, my orders for some of the components are starting to come in. I have to order them because I cannot get them here. Even if i did, I could be paying a lot more for it, accept their ridiculous MOQ or even, wait for them to order for me.
|This is the most anticipated package to arrive.|
|Yes, its the SOPP to DIL adaptor (background).|
At the same time, the SMD resistor arrived too.
|Aw, hell! The adaptor is wrong! Guess I'll have to order again.|
In the meantime, this is a SOIC to DIL adaptor which is quite useful too.
|A clearer picture.|
The PCB is very small, and both the SMD resistor and the chip fits.
I was so overjoyed with this that if you look carefully at the last photo, there is a very obvious mistake which I did not realise until weeks later.