Subject: Re: LCD Connector Orientation
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 10:22:21 +0800
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On Wed, 09 Oct 2002 17:32:52 GMT, "Richard Soennichsen"
>I need to connect a ribbon cable to a standard, 14 pin, LCD module. In the
>past this just meant putting a straight or right angle header onto the FRONT
>on the LCD PCB. Now I am in the situation where there no room for the
>connection except to put the header on the BACK of the PCB. Unfortunatly
>the ribbon cable connector (female) is now a mirror image of what it should
>be. I can fix this by redesigning the application PCB but would rather not!
>Anyone have a solution to this? Is there a ribon cable connector with
Not a very elegant solution, but one that works -
Break your cable and terminate both sides with IDC cable
mount sockets, then join the two sockets together with
double row 0.25 sq pin strips. You will need to get some
extended pin strips such as those made by Samtec (and I
Alternatively mount the connector on the application PCB
on the back as well.
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