Soldering PCB Headers and Powering a Pi from Battery

  • Episode 630
  • October 30, 2019

Tired of your Raspberry Pi frying SD cards? Want your Pi-based server to keep running in a power outage or when unplugged? We'll look at what is perhaps the ultimate smart UPS for Raspberry Pi to solve these issues. And since we're soldering headers for the GPIO, we may as well learn a quick trick to make your soldering just a bit easier.

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