Fragile connectors on the SparkFun Nokia knock-off
Fragile connectors on the SparkFun Nokia knock-off LCD are a headache. They’re not rated for multiple insertions, but we can usually move them very carefully on a final prototype.
A mating connector we soldered must have warped from the heat. It ate two LCDs right away.
On the right is the ‘good’ from a few years ago that used to go for $20, with the green PCB. The gold one on the left is among the more recent models that goes for $15, it had some caveats.This entry was posted in techniques and tagged connectors, LCD, Nokia knock-off, SparkFun.