I’m trying to built the DIY pro kit.
Some things are not clear.
The guide says to mount the OLED, but not how. I used the included screws to mount to the case before soldering.
V: It was a little confusing, but you place the OLED where it should go, screw the PCB into the case to secure it how it will go later, and then tape the OLED in place to the PCB once you have made sure it’s in the window straight and centered, then solder so it stays put.
The female headers needed for the S8, can I use those in the bag with the PMS sensor cable?
V: Yes, I used two female headers from one of the bags and soldered to the PCB.
I cut the headers for the SHT from a larger header row, was I supposed to do this?
V: I did not cut the header, just made sure the extra two pins hung off the board the right way so I could solder everything.
One of the pins from this row came apart when I cut it, don’t know if I have enough female headers now.
V: I had a couple extra headers left when all was done.
And the PMS, what on earth, says solder cable. Not the connector? Cross over cable or not?
I have no idea.
V: You can solder just the connector part from the one end of the cable, which is recommended if you are ok to solder really tiny pins. It is a bit trickier but I was able to manage it.
In the picture illustrating the build, the board has a small cap. Is there supposed to be a cap in the kit?
V: As the instructions say, the caps are optional. I posted about substituting caps I had on hand, and it was recommended I try without first. The monitor seems to work fine without the caps.