Solder Feather RP2040 Headers

Install a 12-pin and 16-pin strip of male header pins to the Feather RP2040.

Using a breadboard can help keep headers straight while soldering. Solder all of the pins to the RP2040.

Solder RGB Matrix FeatherWing Headers

Install a 12-pin and 16-pin strip of headers to the RGB Matrix FeatherWing.

Using a breadboard once again to help while soldering.

Solder DC Jack to RGB Matrix FeatherWing

Install the DC jack onto the RGB Matrix FeatherWing. Solder the DC jack from the bottom side of the PCB. Ensure to use a sufficient amount of solder.

Solder IDC Header to RGB Matrix FeatherWing

Use the notch marking on the silkscreen to determine the correct orientation of the IDC header. Install and insert the IDC header to the top of the PCB. Solder all of the pins.

Solder Power Terminal to RGB Matrix FeatherWing

Install and insert the screw-block terminal to the top side of the RGB Matrix FeatherWing. Solder the two pins from the bottom of the PCB.

Solder Doubler FeatherWing Headers 

Use two sets of 12-pin and 16-pin female headers to the Doubler FeatherWing. Start by installing the headers on the top side of the PCB. While holding headers in place, flip the PCB over. Carefully solder all of the pins to the PCB.

Assembled Feathers

The Feather RP2040 and RGB Matrix FeatherWing are ready to install on to the Doubler FeatherWing.

This guide was first published on Apr 16, 2021. It was last updated on 2021-06-08 12:05:38 -0400.

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