Ray Wang writes, “Hi, I recently built a reflow toaster oven using an Arduino. I know it’s pretty standard stuff, but my version has an automatic oven door opener (using a servo) and circulation fan to speed up the cooling … Read more
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After you’ve dispensed solder paste it’s time to reflow all that solder. This is where the reflow oven comes in. It seems like reflow hot plates are a more popular choice in most small shops because they’re smaller, cheaper, and … Read more
Cranked the solder temperature down to 210 and tried some boards with bigger parts. Still looking good, though the paste dispenser will help a lot as the tweezers aren’t the right tool. The lower solder temperature still scorches the boards … Read more
Worked great soldering two caps to a proto board with old crappy lead solder paste. No adjustment or levitating the board with other boards or any funny business. Need to try a full board to see it really in action.
Popped a couple caps on a qfp proto board and started a reflow cycle. Dry run went OK. Unit was dropped pretty bad. Frame is out of whack and drawer bent. Seems to still work. Not sure if damage is … Read more
Frank wrote an instructable about a solder reflow oven made from a toaster: As I get more serious into my electronics hobby, I need to work with more SMD components. Some component packages are very difficult or impossible to solder … Read more