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Extra 5V pins

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I'm not sure how many other people would like this, but I'm using the two ADC chips on this board for different pieces of hardware, both of which need a 5V supply, and it would have simplified my life if the ADC Pi Plus had a second 5V pin at the other end of the row of inputs, i.e. adjacent to input 1.

I know I could grab 5V from the stacking header on the other side of the board, but that means I can't plug the hardware in with a single connector (and the pins on this stacking header aren't very satisfactory -- they seem to be too thin to mate securely with the usual crimp connectors).

Just a thought for the next time you're designing something like this!


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andrew Avatar

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Thank you for your suggestion. I will look at adding a 5V pin to the end of the input connector on the next revision of our ADC Pi boards.

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