Install Lipo Backpack

Install Lipo Backpack

Insert the cable from the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack through the hole on the left arm. Pull the wiring all the way through so the PCB and switch are inside the enclosure.

Fit Components

Insert the slide switch at an angle into the holder on the side of the enclosure. The slide switch is press fitted and secured in place. Orient the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack PCB so it's in the right position and press it into the enclosure. Reference the photo for correct placement.

Switch Install

The slide switch is accessible through the hole on the back of the enclosure on the left arm.

Ground Wire Install

Insert the cable from the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack through the hole on the side of the left eye on the frames. Carefully fit the short wire through the hole.

Nose Bridge

String the rest of the cable under the wiring on nose bridge up and over the right ring. Position the wiring so it neatly goes across the two rings.

Solder Ground

Carefully attach the short wire to the nearest ground pad on the left ring. A pair of tweezers can assist handling of the wire. Please be careful not to damage the frame or arms with the soldering iron.

Install Lipo Backpack Wiring

Thread the cable from the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack through the hole on the right eye. Insert the cable through hole in the enclosure on the right arm. Press the wiring down into the channel on the right arm.

Lipo Backpack Wiring Installed

Pull the wiring from the Trinket/ItsyBitsy Lipo Backpack through the other side of the right arm.

Installed Wiring

Two sets of ribbon cables are now ready to connect to the ItsyBitsy M4. The length of wiring ought to be enough to reach the pins on the ItsyBitsy M4.

This guide was first published on Jan 01, 2020. It was last updated on Jan 01, 2020. This page (Install Lipo Backpack) was last updated on Feb 19, 2020.