crossposting this for some people who won't see it on the monome site.
i'm having a large run of my arduinome shields made by 4pcb, they will be blue
and lead free. there will be 128 available and 52 have been spoken for at the moment. everything is going to be transparent and i am not making any money off of this group purchase.
even if you don't want an arduinome it is an excellent breakout board for (1) max72xx chip (1) 164 shift register (1) 165 shift register.
mailed 1st class within the US these boards should be under $6!! shipped.http://post.monome.org/comments.php?DiscussionID=2585
post in the monome thread, or email me. my gmail address is unsped.
thanks, and sorry for the spam