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While browsing for more robust solutions to those plastic dupont jumper wires, I came across these wires:

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The datasheet didn't really provide any information and I haven't come across these wires yet. I was wondering how are these applied to pins. I have 0.64mm square / SMD pins on my board. Do you just slide them over for easy reversibility or do they have to be pinched with pliers or perhaps heated?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ You push them on, just as you would for wires where the manufacturer didn't cheap out on the housing. \$\endgroup\$ Feb 16, 2018 at 22:05
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    \$\begingroup\$ These are for testing and prototyping, not for production. So yes, "you just slide them over". \$\endgroup\$
    – Eugene Sh.
    Feb 16, 2018 at 22:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks! And no I would never consider this for production! :-) \$\endgroup\$
    – Zimano
    Feb 16, 2018 at 22:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ I hope the terminals are thru hole. SMD will be rather delicate so the pads dont rip off. \$\endgroup\$ Feb 17, 2018 at 0:20

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If you remove the plastic piece from your everyday jumper wires you'll find a small metal piece pinches on(seen in picture below). This is the exact same thing instead that over the metal piece is heat shrink instead of plastic enter image description here

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