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AverageGuy
04-02-2014, 07:26 PM
This is not a design flaw. It's just a reminder to secure the USB cable if the board is engaged in rough duty activities. My associate build a simple controller to emulate a few button presses on a Joystick. He had 5 buttons and a switch mounted on a board. He wired the switches to the pins of a 3.1 and set the Teensy to joystick mode. It worked fine, until in the heat of the battle someone applied too much torque to the USB cable and the connector popped off of the board. It worked great until then. :(

Lesson learned, secure the cable to provide strain relief somehow.

Jim.

Wozzy
04-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Here's a link to a forum post on how to fix it: http://forum.pjrc.com/threads/19336-How-to-repair-a-broken-off-Teensy-3-0-USB-connector?p=24468&viewfull=1#post24468

AverageGuy
04-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Here's a link to a forum post on how to fix it: http://forum.pjrc.com/threads/19336-How-to-repair-a-broken-off-Teensy-3-0-USB-connector?p=24468&viewfull=1#post24468

Great! Thanks. I'm sure it'll make him happy. He's a starving student and can't afford too many blunders.

Jim.