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By barkster28
#202317
I was adding a coin battery holder to the pcb board and it shows just a square gold pad. It seems it would need something raised a bit or something. a flat design just doesn't seem like it would contact good. I guess i could add some solder but what is the best way to design this? Thanks
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By TS-Chris
#202459
If you're using a stencil to solder paste your boards, a square of paste about 2/3rds the size of the square pad will make a nice bump that will connect to the battery. If you're hand soldering, just a bit of solder on that pad should do the trick.