This instructables will show you how to recycle, by desoldering, all your old PCB's (Printed Circuit Board) components. You can find PCB in almost every electronic devices (DVD, computer, camera , toys...).All you have to do is to disassemble them, and desolder the components you want. So here is how to do step by step!
*This Instructable has been feature on Hack-a-Day and in The Best of Instructables book !
Step 1: Find things to disasemble
Step 2: Materials
- PCB s (Of course!)
- Set of pliers (For different size of components)
- Soldering iron
- Vice grip or third hand
- Case for the desoldered components
- Desoldering pump (Optional)
Step 3: Hold PCB with the Vice Grip
If you don't have this kind of vice grip, you can use another type of vice , to hold your pcb up (Pic 2)
You can also use third hand or helping hand to hold your PCB