Comments: Connector Basics

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  • How about a section on how to assemble/solder up some of the common connectors? A lot of the time they don’t come with any instruction and I have seen them assembled in a few different ways. Also what crimping tool, if any, is needed and how to use it correctly.

    • Not a bad idea; we’ve talked about having an “engineering tricks” tutorial that includes things like that. Maybe we’ll get to it in the New Year!

      • That would be great! Perhaps you could also add something about when and where you should connect shield pins/tabs on different connectors; I know I usually end up just letting them float as I’m never sure when to connect them up or not.


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