NEW PRODUCT – Resistive Touchscreen Extension Cable – 20cm / 8″ – 1mm Pitch – Streeeeetch your resistive touch-screen’s reach with a 20cm extension cord. This is a great accessory for our resistive touch screen controller breakouts. Plug your 4-pin 1mm pitch FPC into the socket end and the other end into your controller board. Pretty nice! The socket connector on the cable is symmetric so if it isn’t working the way you like, flip over the connector into the socket.
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