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JoeR3155

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Jumper wires for PCBs?
« on: April 19, 2020, 08:14:19 AM »
I'm building a KoT project from a PCB.  The project has trim pots and DIP switches that I think could be useful to have as external controls.  It seems that it would be really useful, though, to be able to populate the board and evaluate these controls before deciding. 

This got me wondering: are there jumper wires suitable for making temporary connection to PCBs, so I could insert jumper wires and connect the controls before soldering anything in place?

Maybe a totally dumb question given the variability in PCB hole characteristics, but figured I'd ask to see if anyone has done this sort of thing already.

Thanks!

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Re: Jumper wires for PCBs?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2020, 09:26:50 AM »
Search for "PCB test points", and you should find some things like these that may suit your purpose:
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Re: Jumper wires for PCBs?
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2020, 10:50:22 AM »
Search for "PCB test points", and you should find some things like these that may suit your purpose:
 

Thanks very much!