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[* icon_note] It is common for solder to cover up some of the holes through solder pads on the board. Opening these holes greatly simplifies soldering.
[*
black] Insert wisdom hereOpen the holes through the solder pads by pressing a very thin steel pin (in our case a straightened staple) against the blockage while heating the same pad from the other side of the board.
[* icon_caution] Do not overheat the board
.
[* icon_note] It is common for solder to cover up some of the holes through solder pads on the board. Opening these holes greatly simplifies soldering.
[*
black] Insert wisdom hereOpen the holes through the solder pads by pressing a very thin steel pin (in our case a straightened staple) against the blockage while heating the same pad from the other side of the board.
[* icon_caution] Do not overheat the board
.