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Building a breakout board for a TI TMP708

Posted on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 in how-to by DP

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Carl from Hackshed.co.uk writes:

Steve recently ordered several Texas Instruments TMP708 temperature switches. What he failed to realise however, is that the chips come in an SOT package which is tiny. After laughing at him for quite a while, I offered to build him a breakout board for the chips.

Here are the steps I took to make this tiny package useful for prototyping purposes. It’s by no means pretty but it will allow us to use the temperature switch on a breadboard.

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One Response to “Building a breakout board for a TI TMP708”

  1. JBeale says:

    You can also do it this way, when I wanted to test a SOT-563 without a proper PCB adaptor:
    http://dangerousprototypes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2763#p28260

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