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It is that time again! SparkFun Electronics will be closed Friday, January 13th for our annual inventory day. Please keep in mind that any orders placed after 2PM (Mountain Time) on Thursday, January 12th will not ship or be prepared for local pickup until we open for normal operations on Monday, January 16th. In addition, tours will resume on Friday, January 20th. Thank you for your patience!

Chris Marrin

Member Since: September 16, 2008

Country: United States

  • I came up with a solution to the issue of the iron coming into contact with the shield when in the stand. It turns out it’s only slightly touching it, so if the shield were a bit higher it would not come in contact. I did this by unscrewing it, getting a pair of longer bolts and adding 7 washers on each side. this raises the shield so it no longer contacts the iron. Problem solved.
    It was a slight pain to get everything to stay so I started by taping the bolts in place on the underside, then adding the washers while upright and then putting in the shield. Then one by one, I dropped a nut in place, untaped the bolt and drove it home. Worked pretty well…

  • Can anyone tell me if this board can connect to the FIO board? Do the holes line up?
    Thanks…

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