A breadboard is a protoyping board to test out simple electrical circuits. It is sometimes easier to connect components to the Raspberry Pi with a breadboard, especially with an extension cable.

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Step 1: Connect Breadboard and Connector

Push the connector into the breadboard. Try to apply even preassure on the entire connector.

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Step 2: Connect with Cable

Connect everything as shown below. (It’s important that the cable is placed as shown on the side of the Raspberry, since it may physically fit both ways.)

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