Press-Fitting LCD
Moderators: adafruit_support_bill, adafruit

Press-Fitting LCD

by rahatmaini on Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:20 pm

Soldering is messy. People can argue, but I wouldn't prefer to solder when I don't have to. I would love to know if press fitting LCD header pins will work since its just transferring electricity and solder just holds it in place permanently. I could be completely wrong, but I need to know if press fitting the headers will allow the LCD to work.

Posts: 167
Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:15 pm

Re: Press-Fitting LCD

by adafruit_support_bill on Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:19 am

Not reliably. The pins are slightly smaller than the holes, so there is nothing to assure that the pin stays in contact with the side of the hole.

Posts: 37698
Joined: Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:11 am