Benchtop Power Board Kit Hookup Guide

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Board Overview

The Benchtop Power Board Kit enables you to power up embedded electronics projects from a benchtop power supply. The kit breaks out the most commonly used voltages for physical computing projects to binding posts, including 3.3V, 5V, 12V and -12V.

Each power rail is spaced to fit banana jacks, and has a replaceable 5A fuse on it. It connects to a standard computer supply via an ATX connector. This board will require assembly before use.

SparkFun Benchtop Power Board Kit

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To complete this tutorial, you will need the following materials.

  • Benchtop Power Board Kit
  • Power Supply with an ATX connector
  • Standard soldering materials
  • Hookup wire

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