Posts Tagged ‘DIY tools’

DIY low budget manual pick & place

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

[embed][/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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  • Drone: The LM7171 used in this very simple design can be simulated in LTspice with reasonable results at 10MHz using the non-encrypted PSPICE model from TI...
  • Jon Jackson: I would be interested in 1 or 2 of your circuit boards. Jon
  • Max: An actual Saturday "detector" built with the same hardware would use the precisely timed slightly varying length of the day (and some built-in astronomy data)...
  • KH: In the old days, these things remained on paper forever as whimsical scrawls. Today, they are brandished about on blogs for the entire world to...
  • KH: So he doesn't really know what he's doing. Yawn. It's sensor-controlled. It's not an oscillator. A leaf covers the window, you're toast. TLV3702? Overkill. The...