[time-nuts] connectors

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sat Nov 8 13:41:06 EST 2014

wje at quackers.net said:
> Hah, don't we all. I look at the physical connector whenever I'm doing a
> layout. I used to be able to see the tiny, virtually invisible numbers  that
> most of them have molded into the plastic. I can't see them anymore. :) I've
> conveniently managed to forget all the layouts I screwed up with  reversed
> numbering.

I keep a magnifying glass handy.  Good light helps a lot.

I used to be able to see everything on the boards I designed, and even work 
on them with a soldering iron.  Over the years, parts got smaller and pins 
got closer together.  At the same time, my eyes got older.  It was about 
15-20 years ago when they crossed over.

There is another problem in this area.  Older eyes can't focus as close.  A 
magnifying glass fixes that.

These are my opinions.  I hate spam.

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