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Minty Boost Kit Not Working
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Minty Boost Kit Not Working

by mbkhali on Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:31 am

I recently just soldered my minty boost kit v3.0 and its not working but the batteries keep heating up
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Re: Minty Boost Kit Not Working

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:11 am

You have a lot of solder-bridges there. Those are causing a short-circuit that is overloading your battery pack.

You need to remove the excess solder so that it is not bridging between connections. This guide has some tips on identifying and fixing common soldering problems.
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-gui ... n-problems

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Re: Minty Boost Kit Not Working

by mbkhali on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:17 pm

Thank you so much I finally got it working:)

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Re: Minty Boost Kit Not Working

by adafruit_support_bill on Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:52 am

That's good to hear. Thanks for the follow-up.

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