[sdiy] IDC, Pin Headers, Ribbon Wire: Where to start?

Andre Majorel aym-htnys at teaser.fr
Tue Aug 22 17:51:30 CEST 2017


On 2017-08-22 13:38 +0200, Matthias Herrmann wrote:

> If you use IDC connectors someone in the huge Eurorack
> community might probably connect the power to it. No matter
> how clearly you label it.

You could key the connector by going to the next size (that
would be 14-way), removing one or two pins from the headers and
plugging the corresponding contacts in the female connectors.

To remove a pin, heat the PCB end with the soldering iron until
the plastic around it softens and pull it out with pliers from
the other end.

-- 
André Majorel http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/



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