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  • zaneg3 commented on Cew27's instructable Breadboard Basics for Absolute Beginners2 years ago
    Breadboard Basics for Absolute Beginners

    It's not a good idea to use resistors at their actual power rating, you need to get stronger resistors, or reduce the voltage while maintaining resistance.

    Yes, though only in practicality as functionally they are the same. A breadboard is used to prototype a circuit in an easily re-designable manner before implementing it into something more permanent like circuit board. It saves many a headache to use a breadboard first.

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