SC713 – RCBus Tool

SC713 is designed as an aid to working with RCBus compatible modules and backplanes. It helps identify unwanted pins to be removed from bus headers and also to identify bus pins when fault finding and prototyping.

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Parts List

PCB1SC713, v1.0, PCB

Printed Circuit Board

User Guide

Most modules do not need many of the pins in the second row of the bus header. Having all 80-pins can make insertion and removal of modules quite difficult. Any unused pins can be removed, if you wish.

Simply push the pin header into the holes in the PCB, as illustrated, and pull the unwanted pins out of the plastic with a pair of pliers.

To help visually with alignment it is a good idea to leave a few pins in both rows at each end of the header. It is also recommended that only pins in the second row be removed.

SC713 also acts as a useful signal ‘ruler’ when working on RCBus compatible modules and backplanes.

Assembly Guide

No assembly required!

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