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Offline llkiwi2006

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Solder mask working too well? (on protoboards)
« on: September 14, 2018, 12:36:13 pm »
I find it rather difficult to bridge solder between the holes on a protoboard, often I resort to using wire to connect pins up. I wonder if there's an easy solution or should I get protoboards without solder mask?

Offline ogden

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Re: Solder mask working too well? (on protoboards)
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2018, 02:02:22 pm »
Brown (paper/bakelite) boards usually does not have mask, but does not have through-hole plating as well.

There are specialized prototyping boards with smaller clearances. One I just found for example:
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