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accidental component swap
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accidental component swap

by jchristof on Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:23 pm

Question(s)-

I accidentally soldered a ferrite bead in place of the crystal and didn't discover my mistake until testing the audio (didn't work - duh) and continuing with the next 4 caps (c19,20,21,7). So I'm wondering what I may have fried in the process and whether or not it's safe to attempt another audio test with these caps soldered in.

Also the removed ferrite bead now spins on it's connector - should it still work ok?

Thanks for the help!
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Re: accidental component swap

by jchristof on Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:17 pm

Couldn't wait for saftey ;)

no fried
yes safe
yes work
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Re: accidental component swap

by adafruit on Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:23 pm

haha ya they look the same! the ferrite bead can spin around, its OK. its just glued in place
it sounds like it works fine, sorry for the delay in responding

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Re: accidental component swap

by jchristof on Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:48 am

No sweat - I finished assembly and the hardware and software work great! Way to go on getting this package altogether.
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