The Electronic Prototype System (EPS)

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What is the Electronic Prototype System?

Example prototype system, view at front. EPS is a method for the construction of small to medium sized prototype electronic assemblies. You use it to 'package' circuit boards together with those components which are normally accessed externally on a front panel.


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What are the advantages of using the EPS?

Example prototype system, underside view.

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What are the disadvantages?

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Can an EPS project be enclosed in a box?

An example system placed into the ABS enclosure. The height of the mini-panels, 76.2mm, is designed to fit in the ABS plastic box from Maplin Electronics order code BZ77J at £10.49 each. Maplin is the only known supplier of this box; and it may not be available indefinitely.


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Last modified: 2014 March 14th.