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How to Repair SD Card Slot and Micro SD Mod #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Incredibly useful instructable from reibuehl:

Like so many others, I recently faced the issue of a broken SD card slot on my Raspberry Pi B. A thin piece of the top of the brittle SD card slot broke off, making the slot unusable since it could not press the SD card onto the contacts anymore.

I checked for solutions and found this Instructable but I couldn’t find a suitable replacement SD card slot for a reasonable price, so I came up with the idea of using an Adafruit Low-profile microSD card adapter as a “slot” since I had one readily available.

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