Hold surface mount parts in place while you solder with this ingenious improvised component clamp. Via Hack a Day.
Soldering and power up test for the Bus Blaster board complete. The FT2232H enumerated properly as a USB device with two virtual serial ports.
Markus shared this photo of hand-soldered 0.4mm pitch clips from ChaN. Check out ChaN’s numerous projects and amazing soldering skills.
We spotted an Open Logic Sniffer in Adafruit’s weekly Ask an Engineer Chat. It looks like they’re soldering it up on a reflow plate. We like the warning that the reflow plate may be a hot surface.