For less than 2 bucks.For less than 2 bucks he may just exchange one set of problems for another. Have you seen all the posts relating to getting I2C adapters to work?
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Also - that board claims to do IIC/I2C/TWI/SPI. Now the first three are all the same but does it really also do SPI?
You solder it on, done....
The chip is just a shift register controlled via scl/sda ... I've had no issues at all with them.