I thought about what to post today, and couldn’t come up with anything spectacular. SO…I will now bore you with my IC socket lego sculpture:
I got these on eBay from Sure Electronics in China. What you see above is equal to 2 of these sets. Each set was $10.50, which works out to about .23 cents per socket.
For those that don’t know, these are machine pin sockets. I like them, but for some reason everyone seems to crap all over them lately (not literally!) on the KLOV.com message boards. I had a bunch of these before and went through most of them working on my Baby Pac-Man. The big stack of 4 pin sockets is going to be pretty useless, but the 40 pin sockets are what I really needed. I stacked them up like legos so I can fit them in my parts cabinet: