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ISPtouch – header-less ISP connector for AVRs

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Tired of headers for programming? Here's a header-less ISP connector for AVR microcontrollers. It's based on the AVX 9188 Staggered SOLO Stacker connector, which is spring loaded. You simply line up your connector withe the guide holes and press down to program. Via the comments.

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Alternatives to programming through a pin header

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Menno posts several alternatives to using pin headers for programming microcontrollers. Most use spring loaded pogo-pins make contact with the programming signal pads. Check out more pictures on his Flickr page. Via the forum.

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Arup’s DIY fine-pitch soldering technique

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Arup started building his Nokia LCD breakout boards and shared his soldering technique for the 0.5mm pitch connector. First he aligns and fixes the connector in place with a bit of sticky tape. Next he applies some flux. Now the interesting part is that when he solders the connector he...

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