Happy Manufacturing Monday from Adafruit! This 2×20 pin female header is one of the largest and most ungainly parts we place here at Adafruit. It’s so long that the camera on the pick ‘n place can’t fit the entire length of the part within its field of view. Here you can see the machine picking these headers from the feeder and scanning them in two sections before placing them on the board where they will serve as connectors for the 3.5″ Pi TFT touchscreen.
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