I'll begin by compiling a parts listing for VSD-A breakout board from Futurlec (which has been said to have low cost delivery all over the world).
BOB documentation: http://granitedevices.fi/assets/file...akout_rev2.zip
You may also use this list as reference for finding similar parts from other suppliers.
4pcs IDCMH10 http://futurlec.com/Connectors/IDCMH10.shtml
1pcs DSUBPCM25 http://futurlec.com/Connectors/DSUBPCM25.shtml
5pcs PCBT2 http://futurlec.com/Connectors/PCBT2.shtml
1pcs PUSB04 http://www.futurlec.com/Plugs/PUSB04.shtml
1pcs 74LS08 http://www.futurlec.com/74LS/74LS08.shtml
4pcs 1N4148 http://www.futurlec.com/Diodes/1N4148.shtml
1pcs LED5R http://www.futurlec.com/LED/LED5R.shtml
2pcs C100UMC http://www.futurlec.com/Capacitors/C100UMC.shtml
1pcs C100U16E http://www.futurlec.com/Capacitors/C100U16E.shtml
Resistors, pick from this list http://www.futurlec.com/Res14W.shtml (5x 2200 ohm, 1x 470 ohm, 1x 10kohm).
You probably also want to buy IDC connectors for CMD and ENCODER ports. See these:
Just add ribbon cable in between: