November 2, 2010

Scanmatrix circuit finished

I finished the soldering of the scanmatrix circuitboard last night, and attached the IDC connectors to the ribbon cable.
All I can say is,
There's a saying, use the right tool for the job. Well, I don't have an IDC connector tool, so I used slip-joint pliers. What's that crunching sound?
Looks like it'll still connect, though.
Now I can test it! I just need power for the MIDI encoder. I found a couple AC/DC adapters around the house, but the plugs don't fit the board's connector, so I have a universal one on order. We're getting there! If it tests out, it's just a matter of remounting the contact rail, and this pedalboard will sing once more!

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