I chose the V1.0 boards because Maker bot printed it with all the pins brought to the connector and 3 ways to get the data out. It use the AS5040 rotary encoder chip from http://www.austriamicrosystems.com/
|Bare Board from Maker Bot|
|Board with components soldered on.|
Yes that's hand soldering on the 16pin SSOP chip. The
wires are jut temporary until the headers arrive.