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Programmable routing of VCC and GND (up to 500mA)

So... I'm designing a kind of retro CPU testbed (Z80, 6502...), akin to a generic programmer such as the xgecu. I have an Atmega2560 as my microcontroller, and a 40 pin ZIF socket. All ZIF pins are ...
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How to properly unlock an FFC connector?

I'm trying to replace a part on my camera and need to disconnect a connector that looks like this: From what I understand, they're extremely fragile and so I don't want to accidentally break anything ...
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Why are the pins of a ZIF socket usually wider than a normal socket?

The pins of Zero Insertion Force sockets are usually wider than those of normal sockets. This makes it difficult to piggy-back ZIF sockets on other sockets or headers. Why are ZIF pins so wide?
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How to fix a broken flap FCC connector flip-lock ZIF

While repairing a projector, I broke the flap holding the flat flex cable (FFC) in place. It's the type "flip-lock" and is ZIF (Zero Insertion Force) so without the flap in position, the connector ...
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Sealing a FFC ZIF connector

How can I make a Flat Flex Cable (FFC) Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connector resistant to environmental contamination? Background/Assumptions: I have a microwave over my stove. Every few months, the ...
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Powering unknown LCD and connecting to FFC connector? [closed]

I recently took apart a dead LCD projector and found some tiny LCD displays inside, I have a total of three of these modules. Their model number is "Sharp G RLCDP0083CEZZ 952B18IK" and I wanted to ...
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USBasp progarammer with ZIF socket?

I want to make a USBasp programmer for myself. I have the schematic. But they used a 10 pin ISP connector, whereas I want to use a 40 pin ZIF socket. How do I change the circuit for this purpose? I'...
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Alternative to ZIF socket and alligator clips

As we know ZIF socket holds ICs and enables us to add or remove easily. Is there anything for axial elements such as resistor or diodes for holding them without bending those elements? The problem ...
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ZIF socket with 0.1" row spacing

I am looking for a Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket with 0.1" between the two rows. The socket is to accept a DIP header like this: So one side of the header would go into the ZIF socket, the other ...
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What connector for this cable?

I am working on a part of a project for a university exam and it includes an interface with a touch screen. The touch screen is a classic resistive four wire, it comes with a display of course. ...