Can I solder a USB port directly to pads under the Pi Zero's Micro USB's?

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Can I solder a USB port directly to pads under the Pi Zero's Micro USB's?

Post by chris » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:20 am

Hi, I am using an all in one board that doesn't have a USB hub on it, so I was wondering if I could solder a female usb port directly to the pads on the pi zero itself that are under the pi's micro usb rather than going through with the targus usb hub.

I have these ports https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H5 ... UTF8&psc=1

Sorry if this is a dumb question, totally new to this stuff.

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Re: Can I solder a USB port directly to pads under the Pi Zero's Micro USB's?

Post by rodocop » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:46 am

Yeah you can. I do it All the time. Solder the data wires to the test pads below the micro usb and the power wires to the pi or you power distribution strip.

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Re: Can I solder a USB port directly to pads under the Pi Zero's Micro USB's?

Post by chris » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:31 pm

Thanks for the confirmation.

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