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NeoPixel 60 Clock Solder Join
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NeoPixel 60 Clock Solder Join

by motionpotion on Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:24 am

When building the NeoPixel clock it says on the circuit diagram page to "Solder 4 pieces of the the NeoPixel 1/4 60 Ring together".

This is very vague (but probably simple) and I don't see a way to keep them clipped together in a circle shape other than gluing them to something.

What/How are they soldered together so that they are rigid? What type of wire is used to solder them together?
How are they positioned in a circle and how do they maintain that shape?

https://learn.adafruit.com/neopixel-60- ... it-diagram
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Re: NeoPixel 60 Clock Solder Join

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:34 am

Arrange them face down on a flat surface, You can use masking tape to hold them in place while you solder.

Simple solder-bridges will hold the ring sections together, but wont take a lot of stress. You will want to mount it to something rigid like the plexiglass used in the tutorial.

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