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WORKSHOP VIDEO #56: TM220A table top pick and place overview

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRxcYO0nuD8[/embed] Today we take a look at an inexpensive pick 'n' place machine found on the Chinese auction site Taobao for 22800RMB (about $3,600).  A pick and place is a machine that puts electronic components onto a circuit board that has been coated with solder paste. To complete the prototype...

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Loading TM220A pick and place part stacks

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Loading up the pick and place with part reels. We decided to put the most common, cheap stuff in the back of the 'stack' of reels. After all, it won't need to be swapped. Less used stuff is going towards the front, that way it is easier to swap out....

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TM220A pick and place

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Experimenting will probably continue all day. A sturdier table is going to be a must.

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TM220A pick and place first test

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Managed to get the language to English by setting the language configuration to '0', then loading a pick and place instruction file. After loading a file everything is magically English. Settings won't save without a special warranty voiding password from the manufacturer though. Exported placement data from a DP LED...

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Recent Comments

  • Louis Beaudoin: This is great work guys! Placing an order for a sample pack and hope to use the service to make a custom cable soon.
  • Parkview: Another great idea! Be handy to be able to purchase the corresponding SMD and TH sockets as well.
  • Ryan White: Second that. I'd love the option to extend this already awesome tool to RF cables, hoping it's already in the works because I know the...
  • Tom Keddie: Hi Ian, Congrats on the launch. Suggest you name all the CHRO connectors you have as female. It's not done often but you can insert...
  • Craig Hollabaugh: Excellent post! Thanks