Archive for August 16th, 2012

HT GPS+Voice: Battery Contacts

For this version of the contacts (the old version is there) that make the GPS interface look like a standard Wouxun lithium battery, I left a bit more of the slot on the brass screw heads and increased the recess depth to compensate:

HT-GPS Case - Battery contacts

HT-GPS Case – Battery contacts

The nuts all have fancy nickel plating, with washers & ring lugs silver-soldered in place:

HT-GPS PCB - battery contact parts

HT-GPS PCB – battery contact parts

The trial fit looks OK:

HT-GPS Case - PCB and battery contacts - end view

HT-GPS Case – PCB and battery contacts – end view

I even found the cutest little flat 1/4 inch wrench that fits 4-40 nuts, so I can do a better job of crunching the PCB between the nuts. That excess screw length has got to go, too…

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