I'm trying to wire a Ciseco Slice of Pi.

I need to break out the 3v3, 5v and GND solder pads as I need several of each. There's no track between the pad and the holes I want to use. I could wire them together but then I wouldn't be able to use a header. Is there a header that is connected up internally so I only have to wire the 5v pad to the first pad and then all the header carries 5v?

I've attached a picture if it helpsslice of pi with needed connections

I'm new to this so sorry if this doesn't make sense! Please contact me if you need more information.

Thanks Very much!


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Solder a normal header into the board, then run a wire along the header pins on the solder side to connect them together. I've never seen a header with pins connected together - you always have to make such connections on the PC board.

  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks for that! When you say run a wire along the pins on the solder side would you do that with a single piece of wire with the insulation stripped off? \$\endgroup\$
    – user39513
    Commented Mar 31, 2014 at 16:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ Yes - just use a bit of bare wire, and solder it to each pin. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Mar 31, 2014 at 16:36

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