[sdiy] panel + vertical pcb mount components

KD KD pic24hj at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 02:19:26 CEST 2012

Yes as you mention there are often "dedicated" support components available but
some time one can find substitutes cheaper, whatever, that works
equally well for
the intended purpose.

It's like: will i buy a hamburger at Mc Donald's or make one myself at home?
A thought choice for some perhaps...dunno....


2012/6/5, Jonathan Schatz <jon at divisionbyzero.com>:
> On Jun 5, 2012, at 10:57 AM, KD KD wrote:
>> One issue when mounting LEDs is they move about when soldered cheap toy
>> plastic/glass beads on a LED leg fix this. A bag of 3500units for 2,5 euro
>> in
>> closest toy shop and are available in various lengths and materials..
>> http://www.playbox.se/userFiles/myProducts/2470717.jpg
>> http://www.playbox.se/school-assortment/beads/&page=2
>> http://www.playbox.se/userFiles/myProducts/2470723.jpg
> if i'm understanding you correctly there are actual spacers meant for this
> purpose, for example:
> http://www.alliedelec.com/search/productdetail.aspx?SKU=70208742
> thanks,
> -jon

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