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*Updated This instructables will show you how to recycle, by desoldering, all your old PCB's (Printed Circuit Board) components. You can find PCB in ...
First you have to find electronics devices like DVD,VHS,Camera,Computer,Clock... that you don't use anymore or that you found in the garbage or that d...
Here what you need to disolder the components from the PCBs PCB s (Of course!) Set of pliers (For different size of components) Solderin...
Hold a PCB horizontally with your vice grip or your third hand. Solder side facing you. If you have a regular vice grip, put the solder side , on the ...
Get your soldering iron hot and start to remove the components you want with your soldering iron.Put your soldering iron tip on the solder of the comp...
Continue to remove the components with the same technique,and you will get a lot of them!
Here are the components that I recycled within half an hour of desoldering... Capacitors Switches Audio sockets TV plugs Resisto...
Don't forget to recycle the parts that you can! Like the metal cases and the plastic panel.But you can also keep them for further project like to make...
Now that you'v desolder some components you have to do something with them, like build some robots or like nnygamer did, build some computer's bugs wi...
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