[sdiy] pin headers on the wrong side of a PCB

Quincas Moreira quincas at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 17:01:08 CEST 2017


Andre, that wasn't a clone maker, it was BMI themselves!  Logan Erickson
made a business out of doing mechanical upgrades for new BEMI Easels for a
while...

On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 7:26 AM, Andre Majorel <aym-htnys at teaser.fr> wrote:

> On 2017-09-08 10:44 -0700, David G Dixon wrote:
>
> > So, how do we feel about having PCB-to-panel connections that
> > are MTA-female header to bare straight pins with no locking
> > clip (which is what one would have if one followed Michael's
> > recommendation)?
>
> In production, that would be taking a chance with vibrations
> during transport and the like. Murphy's law says that the
> connector will fall off at the worst possible moment. Use your
> imagination. :-)
>
> On a prototype, it's up to you, isn't it ?
>
> Reminds me of the Buchla clone maker who didn't believe in
> locking washers. Apparently, their devices rattle when you shake
> them. :-)
>
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