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Basic Electronics » Jumpers/headers on the cheap

March 23, 2010
by treymd
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It just occurred to me you can use your breadboard to hold wire (preferably steel wire) upright while you solder it to make headers with, you really don't need a plastic piece to hold them tight when you have one sitting right on your workbench!

also, any female socket will accomplish the same thing if you need to fit in a tighter space.

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