Poor man’s pogo test pins

Posted on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 in MSP430, testing by DP

To test his LCD launchpad booster packs, Robg improvised some DIY test connections. Using slightly larger than standard male headers and some rubber-bands, he is able to make solder-less contact between the Launchpad and his LCD booster pack.

Via 43oh.

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3 Responses to “Poor man’s pogo test pins”

  1. arhi says:

    I think this is the best idea I ever seen since the offsetting of odd pins on a SIL trace on Arduino board :D

  2. NeXTWay says:

    Genius! I’ll be using this as soon as I buy an ARM devboard :D
    Thank you! :D

  3. RobG says:

    Soon after I made that video, I switched to stackable headers because they are longer and more flexible than regular headers and also because TI started using male headers on their LPs.
    Believe it or not, I am still using the same LP with the same pair of stackable headers (rubber bands had to be changed few weeks ago.) I used it to test hundreds of boards.

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