Assembling the capacitive touch sensors is very straightforward and can be achieved with minimal soldering.

If you're new to soldering, check out the Adafruit Guide to Excellent Soldering.


Cut the headers and place them onto a solderless breadboard.

Place the Board

Place the boards onto the headers and check that they are spaced correctly.


Solder the pins with a soldering iron.

To get the momentary and toggle boards to lie flat on the headers, solder a single pin. Reheat the solder on the pin and adjust the board until you are happy with its positioning.


Take a moment to sit back and admire your work.

This guide was first published on Apr 07, 2014. It was last updated on May 18, 2024.

This page (Assembly) was last updated on Feb 01, 2014.

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