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Teensy 3.1 is a great piece of hardware but if you need to use pads on the bottom facing side of the PCB you will have to get a soldering iron out. I did just that with mine. I used a bunch of female-female dupont cables cut into two and connected them to the pads on the bottom of the Teensy.

This was the end result...
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These are some photos of the prep steps, tinning the wires and the pads.

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Some of the wires attached...
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While I was at it, I added female connectors to all the standard pins. I think this is easier to work with that using male connectors and trying to have the Teensy on top of a breadboard.
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