non-shunting jumpers?

Marc Howard cramcram at
Thu Oct 22 17:01:59 CDT 2020

Why couldn't you get a piece of #20 wire and strip off an inch or so.  Bend
it into a U to block out two pins.

It might need #18 or #22 but you get the idea.


On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 11:31 AM brian--- via cctalk <cctalk at>

> Hi all,
> Oddball question here: has anyone ever seen a way to cap off or protect
> standard 0.1" pin header jumpers? Maybe there exist jumper plugs that
> *don't
> *conduct across the two pins? I'm looking at a piece of hardware that has
> some jumper pins on top of the PC board and I'd like to protect against
> anything accidentally making contact.  I have seen surface mount 0.05 pitch
> pin headers come from their manufacturer with protective caps, but I
> haven't been able to find anything to apply to 0.1" pin headers that I
> could by aftermarket.
> Any ideas would be appreciated!
> thanks
> brian

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