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*** There's an updated version of this kit available at http://www.theledart.com/blog/store *** Responding to many requests, Aurora 9x18 Kit is now available, so this is the Instructable specific to building ...
First, identify all the parts contained in the kit. Below is the parts list. [Parts List] qty item 1x Custom PCB 162x 150Ohm (0603) 9x 220 ...
Magnifier visor or other visual aid device (I think this is essential) Tweezers (fine tip ones) Solder paste in syringe* Electric hot plate* Soldering iron (temperature controlled) Solder ...
I've shown the "poor man's reflow" method using solder paste and electric griddle on the Aurora 9x18 Instructable. You can do the same, however hand soldering is still ...
Once all the SMT parts are soldered, inspect carefully for bad joints and shorts. After making sure everything is good, it's time to program the PIC microcontroller. This ...
Here please refer to the step 12 of the original Instructable. Take time doing this step. LED pins are very close together, so you might have to use ...
I made it seem like the power supply needs to be heavy-duty, however that's not so. I find just about any regulated 5V power supply of 1A or ...
Hope you've built your Aurora 9x18 successfully. Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions.
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