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Dac + Pro Separate Power Supply

 Hello,

 

Can anyone help with guidance on how to power the analogue circuits on the HiFiBerry Dac + Pro with a separate power supply?

 

I know I need to remove the resistor, and I know I need to connect a 5v power supply's red and black wires to the Grnd and 5V connection on the DAC board, but I'm struggling to do this.

A poster on another forum advised I use headers rather than solder direct to the board. Another poster mentioned soldering on a female micro USH socket.

My problem is tracking down an appropriate header to be able to do this. All USB headers seem to be 4pin, with this power and ground on the outside pins. The 5v and GRND holes on the DAC are too close together to be able to use these headers.

Can someone advise what socket / header I need to solder to the DAC to most effectively attach a power supply? I would prefer not to solder the wires directly, so I can still unplug the PI from all power easily, so a female micro usb socket would be ideal but I'm at a loss for how to achieve this. Many thanks!

 

ANDREW

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