Clips and Test Leads
The components on Sandwich’s circuit board are permanently soldered together. You’ll learn about that later. But what do you do if you want to make a quick connection for a simple experiment? No, don’t use electrical tape. It’s too loose and sticky!
This chapter covers a simple method for making a few temporary connections. It also describes a multimeter test that you can perform to check if an electrical connection has been made.
The Gators Are Hungry Tonight
Alligator clips have spring-closing “mouths” that grip parts (see Figure 8-1). Squeezing the center of the clip causes the mouth to open and release whatever ...