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New Product Announcement: Barrel Jack Breakout

Today I have the pleasure to tell all you Good People that there is a new product available in the store. Without further ado, allow me to present the Barrel Jack Breakout board kit!

Barrel Jack Breakout
Barrel Jack Breakout

What is it?

Another “Hobbyist Tools” category product, the Barrel Connector Breakout PCB is small DIY kit that allows electronics hobbyists to use modular barrel connector in their project without having to solder to a female jack/receptacle. The connectors have center, outer and switch connections that are bought out to a 3 pin screw terminal. Mounting holes let you robustly and securely mount the power adapter to your project.

Why do it?

Having a solid, reliable power connection is critical for prototyping electronic projects. Using this adapter makes power connections easy and trouble-free. Have one less thing to worry about in your electronic experiments – keep several of these handy adapters on your bench!

Benefits & Values

Low-cost breakout board provides robust, convenient and reliable power connection for hobby electronics projects.

Who benefits from this kit?

Electronic hobbyists can easily and reliably power their projects. Prototyping engineers can quickly produce proof-of-concept designs. Classrooms can provide project power options that don’t require soldering.

Barrel Jack Breakout board kit (2.1mm variation shown)
Barrel Jack Breakout board kit (2.1mm variation shown)

What’s included in the kit?

  • Resealable plastic bag 2″x3″
  • Printed circuit board
  • Barrel jack connector (2.1mm or 2.5mm)
  • 3-pin screw terminal block
  • Kit label