Pads tearing off of PCBs
Voidptr got a board from eBay that may have used an exceptionally cheap PCB. He soldered some pinheaders to the board and with slight pressure the pins flew of the board:
I just got this ebay board and got a bad surprise, I soldered the header, did not overheat it I’m pretty sure. Connected few wires and plug them on a breadboard … While moving the breadboard around all pads of the ebay board broke off …
What kind of hacking hazards do you encounter?
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