Add External Power Input

Next, we’re going to add a screw terminal for connecting an optional solar panel (or other 5V-12V power) input:


Searching for Components

First, we need to find an appropriate screw terminal.


A search for 2.54mm 2 position screw terminal turns up the following results:


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