Soldering DB connectors

Adrian Stoness tdk.knight at
Tue Nov 10 14:44:22 CST 2020

now thats a pro tip

On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 12:47 PM Richard Milward via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> Something that's always worked for me: when soldering a male DB
> connector (DB9, DB25, whatever -- or really any male/pin style
> connector), plug it into a mating female connector first. That will hold
> the pins securely in place and prevent them from sagging in the plastic
> of the body if your soldering iron is too hot or you hold it on too long.
> --
> **Richard

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