I have a adafruit rbg 16x2 lcd with shield kit and am trying to connect it to an arduino uno. The only thing is the assembly instructions have the lcd basically using every pin on the arduino, even tho it says its not for connections. Since we are using many of the pins already on the board, can I wire it to the board without soldering it to every pin, essentially only wiring to the few necessary pins?
Sorry, I am very new at this. Thank you for the help.