[sdiy] 0.100 pin header reliability.

Mark Rivera marr at lumin.us
Fri Nov 12 09:12:20 CET 2010


> Winners:
> -------
> .1" dual row headers like those on the Prophet 5, OBXa, OB8, etc have held
> up well.
>
> .1" single row headers on Roland equipment have held up well and don't seem
> prone to oxidization.

> Failures:
> --------
> .1" tin plated Tyco/AMP MTA connectors used for critical CVs on the
> memorymoog are prone to oxidization and are utter fail.

What's the difference between the two winners and the failure here?

If the tin is fail, then what is the recommended plating?



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