I am looking for a cheap way to connect an ISP to a PCB. The project is making a LOAD of PCBs and we want to save the cost of a connector and the real estate of 0.1" pitch.
I thought of laying out some pads and pressing some spring loaded (pogo) pins onto them. I could have a test jig built, but I would rather have a way of clipping a programming header directly onto the PCB.
A few years ago there was a neat little header that came from a 3rd party dev kit for PICs. The PCBS were laid out with small pads and a few holes and this connector clipped through the PCB and was remarkable well fixed. Does anyone know where I could find something like this ?
Any constructive ideas always welcome