Building a DIY SMT pick & place machine with OpenPnP

Erich Styger has a nice write-up about building a DIY pick & place machine based on OpenPnP: This article is about a project I have started back in January 2018. As for many of my projects, it took longer than anticipated.But now it is working, and the result is looking very good: a DIY automated pick and […]

DIY low budget manual pick & place

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 SMD placement using precision tweezers not […]