This seems like a good opportunity to try out some of the Arduino variants beyond the Uno/Mega. This is a Nano which is pretty much just an Uno in a smaller package.
The plan is to solder it to a piece of stripboard then solder all the connections to that. If it didn't have the headers attached I'd solder the wires straight to it. It's for a permanent installation rather than a bit of quick prototyping.
The project involves interfacing a few things together and connecting them to a PC so I've also bought a USB hub with flying leads which I've stripped down so I can solder straight on to it. There won't be room for a tangle of USB connectors.
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013