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Description: These headers are made to work with the Arduino Main Board, Arduino Pro, and the Arduino Mega. They are the perfect height for clearing the USB-B connector and great for stacking multiple shields. This kit includes 4 headers (2 8-pin and 2 6-pin), enough to connect a shield to an Arduino Main Board. These are the same headers we use in our tutorials and with our own shields.
Note: If you have a board that uses the Arduino R3 architecture which include the OREF, SCL, and SDA pins they can be found here. We know that many boards still do not use the R3 layout so we like keeping this kit available for those situations!
Based on 2 ratings:
When you are trying to align 3 - 6 pin headers across a PCB board to fit onto the Arduino Due, the headers require sanding to get them to insert fully and align correctly. Other than that, they fit well and work well.
Good quality but I wish that you offered a complete set of stackable header set for the Mega. Also I would like to see a set with longer pins to clear the USB connector better.