non-shunting jumpers?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Oct 22 14:27:41 CDT 2020

On 10/22/20 12:14 PM, Vincent Slyngstad via cctalk wrote:

> I'd worry that not just the jumper pins can be shorted, and whether what
> was really needed was a proper enclosure.  If not, then what I'd do is
> probably to go to my favorite vendor for RasPi/Arduino junk (AdaFruit,
> perhaps).  I'd buy an assortment of shrouds, of the sort they use to
> build their cables (which fit over header pins like these) -- the
> assortment is by far the cheapest way I know to obtain them.  Then I'd
> buy the crimp pins that go inside, and insert them without wires.  If I
> was super paranoid, I'd use my flush cutters to trim off a bit of the
> area meant to crimp the insulation, so that no metal was near the top
> when I put my connector on the header.

I don't know if it's applicable, but I use hunks of extruded polystyrene
insulating foam to protect the pins on my wire-wrapped projects.


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