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It is a little tricky to align the sockets properly, as the female SIL sockets you can get from Reichelt are slightly too long. It means you cannot simply "chain" them, but some material has to be removed from the short side in order to keep the grid.
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Before soldering the sockets, they should be attached to each other - male into female, so they sit aligned and will be easy to separate again later.
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Also, I made sure that male and female headers sit perpendicular (horizontal vs. vertical alignment in the fotos) to each other, so that the hole assembly cannot fall apart. Also, this way you make sure that the spacing is correct in both dimensions.
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Here the two boards have been separated again: you can see how nicely the grid is kept, although it consists of many different (separate) headers. I will use the exact same LPCXPRESSO board again when I prepare the next LPC17 base board!
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Edit: changed board names to what TK uses here in order to avoid confusion
/Edit TK: fixed link
Edited by TK., 03 August 2011 - 20:59.