[Noisebridge-discuss] Broken laser cutter USB connector

Adrian Chadd adrian.chadd at gmail.com
Sun Jun 30 00:07:47 UTC 2013


Sure, if you want to try and recover those pads. :-)

If the connector was on the board already, sure. But it's not there now.




-adrian

On 29 June 2013 16:59, Gopiballava Flaherty <gopiballava at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Jun 29, 2013, at 2:48 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> I _hate_ these microusb mounted connectors. Hate+++.
>>
>> If someone "fixes" this, please replace it with a USB cable soldered
>> to the board.
>>
>> Yes, get a USB -> micro USB connector, cut the micro-USB end off, and
>> solder the wires onto the board.
>
> Wouldn’t it be easier to use something like this:
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> http://www.adafruit.com/products/937
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> USB cables come in lots of different cable thicknesses; I’d think that soldering the connector back on and then panel-mounting one of these would be easier than stripping and aligning the wires.
>
> (Sadly, I don’t have any of these left. I’ve used them all on devices I’ve built)
>
> Thanks,
>
> gopi.
>
>


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