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by ElectroBoy
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi A+ USB port bent pins
Replies: 51
Views: 14620

Re: Raspberry Pi A+ USB port bent pins

I returned my original A+ with the bent pins, and purchased a replacement. Again, the pins on the new A+ were a little on the high side. Managed to gently insert an old USB hub into it without bending the protruding pins. I am leaving the hub plugged in, hoping that the prolonged pressure from above...
by ElectroBoy
Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi A+ USB port bent pins
Replies: 51
Views: 14620

Re: Raspberry Pi A+ USB port bent pins

Exact same issue here. Took it out of the box, plugged in USB dongle for keyboard. Dongle did not go in to the port properly. Looked inside the port to see that 3 of 4 pins were bent. Strikes me as a manufacturing issue. A real shame. This was my first pi. Was really looking forward to seeing what i...

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