Soldering DB connectors
mhs.stein at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 23:25:47 CST 2020
Same here. Also works for soldering header pins etc.; stick a matching
connector on the other side of the board and they stay flush and
On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 11:43 PM Ethan Dicks via cctech <
cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 1:47 PM Richard Milward via cctalk
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > Something that's always worked for me: when soldering a male DB
> > connector (DB9, DB25, whatever -- or really any male/pin style
> > connector), plug it into a mating female connector first. That will hold
> > the pins securely in place and prevent them from sagging in the plastic
> > of the body if your soldering iron is too hot or you hold it on too long.
> Yep. Been doing it that way for a lot of years. Good tip!
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