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DIY low budget manual pick & place

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkYNBFXlJYQ[/embed] Vpapanik shared a tutorial on how to make your own SMD pick and place machine: If you are dealing with tiny SMD parts (e.g. 0402 resistors and capacitors), a manual pick and place machine is a helpful piece of equipment for prototyping and small-batch manufacturing. On the other side, traditional...

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DIY soldering station

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Ever want to design your own soldering station? Sqkybeaver is workshopping a soldering station driver board in the forum now.

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  • KH: He had qualms about electrolytic cap leakage impacting sleep current. I think such leakage is very low and hard to measure using hobby equipment, so...
  • Mike: Love these! great source for makers!
  • KH: Is my eyes playing tricks on me or did he just use gobs and gobs of solder on the top side?
  • Doug: When do we find out the winner??
  • KH: Oh wowsers, you're right, now that I've looked at his page, horrors, another scary copper pour. That thing also needs a box... I hope nobody...