Picture of Diy breadboard from old IDE cables
I'd find a suggest in a forum "Use IDE connectors to make a breadboard" than I did it!
Making the breadboard wasn't very difficult, just a bit boring when i connected the wires.

Step 1: Materials needed

Picture of Materials needed
You'll need:
- 8 IDE connectors
- some insulated wire (I used the cable attached to the connectors)
- glue
- solder tin
Reys87 months ago

can it be done with a 24 pin serial cable port?

1001progetti (author)  Reys85 months ago

I don't think, the ide connectors have the right spacing for insert ICs

vulcan22309 months ago
You inspired me so I thought I'd share. It's an AC to DC converter.
Duke NukemE9 months ago

I've always seen DIY with a lot of stuff, but this... seriously dude, that was genial. Thanks for sharing.

1001progetti (author) 2 years ago
Thank you, but is not a my idea, I found a message on a forum like this "why not use IDE connector to do a breadboard?" and I tried to create a board like commercial breadboard.
ArborPress2 years ago
Great instructable, I can't believe I never thought of that!