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fasteddie455

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unknown pad
« on: June 17, 2017, 10:53:01 PM »
I am populating the pcb for Drolo's Twin Twin Peaks Tremolo and I have comer across a pad I don't know what to do with. It is where R24 is. If I solder in the resistor then it will cover uo the pad/hole. it is not numbered or labeled. What is this and what should I do? Thanks
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Re: unknown pad
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 11:30:38 PM »
That looks like a 'via', which is where the PCB designer wanted to join the trace on the back of the board to the front of the board.  So you don't need to put anything into it, and it's OK to be covered by the resistor. There are a few others on the board if you look around.

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Re: unknown pad
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2017, 12:02:39 AM »
Cool! Thank you so very much!