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Random spottings in Huaqiangbei electronics market

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

In search of a powerful frickin' laser we visited this stand. They were really up front that the 6Watt label was incorrect, but the 2.5Watt output of this little handheld laser was still impressive. For a little demo she showed us that it could melt a piece of solder in...

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Akihabara: Tokyo electronics markets

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Follow two hackers through Akihabara, a huge maze of electronics markets in Tokyo. Via Make, tips line.

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please