#1
hey, so im building my first pedal and have had a problem putting in a diode one of the leads are kind of too rounded at the top and wont sit flat on the circuit board, is this all right? 98% of the lead goes through theres just a curve which makes the cyclinder component bit (i dont know what its called) stay slightly above the board. If i solder it like this will it still function? im still a noob so hope this isnt a stupid question, thanks in advance.
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#2
as lon as you can get the poles to touch you will be fine, you could solder on some wire to the leg and then attatch it to the circuit board
#3
As long as the leg of the diode goes through the via (copper pad) and it has a decent amount of length it'll work fine.
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