Soldering the external LEDs especially PWR LED

Hi LimeSDR team,

is there a reason for the LimeSDR-USB PWR LED cathode pad, which is directly connected to ground, not having a thermal pad? It is really somewhat difficult to solder.

Best regards,

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You dont need thermal pad for the led unless you running 100 watts led flashlight.

obviously, we do not have the same understanding, what a thermal pad is. I am talking about the difficulty to solder a ground pad which is fully connected to the copper ground plane.

“Thermal pad” can also mean something else.