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40pin IDE cable to 40pin breakout board

Posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 in dev boards by DP

Chris designed this simple 40pin IDE to 40pin ”0.1 header to easily breadboard with his DE0-Nano FPGA development system. While it was designed for the DE0-Nano, any board that uses the 40 pin IDE header can be broken out in this way. He provided in-depth instructions on how to build your own, including the design files.

Via Embedded Lab.

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5 Responses to “40pin IDE cable to 40pin breakout board”

  1. Greg says:

    Great, I am finally getting around to playing with my stm32f4-discovery which rather left me scratching my head regarding breadboarding it because of this very reason :)

    Except.. it has a 50 way IDC not a 40 way one. ho hum, and I just built my hopes up too :(

    Guess I will have to design my own for 50 pin. Still, it is all practice after all and what doesn’t burn you can only make you solder.

  2. Matseng says:

    Yup, they’re nice as an alternative to the standard M/M and F/F variants that are sold everywhere, but they’re not a universal solution for everything…

    But breaking out and connecting/using all 100 pins onto a breadboard would most likely more jumpers and parts on the breadboards than I ever would care wiring up. :-)

  3. hardcorefs says:

    Not too bad considering the guy only has one finger.

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