How to Work with Jumper Pads and PCB Traces

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Resources and Going Further

Now that you know how to modify jumper pads, cut traces, and reroute connections, it’s time to get out there and make some projects!

Check below for more information about recovering PCB boards from manufacturing errors or accidentally damaged pads.

PCB Manufactured Incorrectly PCB Trace Accidentally Damaged
Recovering a board from a PCB Manufacturing Error. "Green" Wire Repairs with a bad PCB design or damaged pad.

Need some inspiration? Check out these jumper pad designs implemented on these SparkFun boards:

If you decide to design your own jumper pads, try looking at the Eagle packages for jumper pads which can be found on GitHub in SparkFun's Eagle Library: