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CircuitGizmos

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Posted: 05:00pm 08 Mar 2021
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  palcal said  Why aren't they straight when you buy them ???


Automatic TH insertion equipment wants the DIP pins slightly bent out. The machine puts pressure on the pins to straighten them as it inserts the DIP into a PCB.
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palcal

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Posted: 08:48pm 08 Mar 2021
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Gotcha, I didn't think of the insertion tool, haven't used it for years.
"It is better to be ignorant and ask a stupid question than to be plain Stupid and not ask at all"
 
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