Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - soldering http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:29:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Aligator clip connector for MakeyMakey http://www.instructables.com/id/Aligator-clip-connector-for-MakeyMakey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:53:27 PST
Lead-Free Soldering with a 2 in 1 Hot Air Iron Solder Station http://www.instructables.com/id/2-in-1-Hot-Air-Iron-Solder-Station-Review/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:48:23 PST
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Without-Electricity-or-a-Soldering-I/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:26 PST
Safety Before Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Before-Soldering/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 05:30:35 PST
From spoon to broadhead http://www.instructables.com/id/From-spoon-to-broadhead/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:01:45 PST
Dead Bug Prototyping and Freeform Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Bug-Prototyping-and-Freeform-Electronics/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:23:15 PST
Breadboard Soldering Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Soldering-Jig/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 17:39:23 PST
Mechanical Pencil Solder Loader http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Pencil-Solder-Loader/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:48:17 PST
Soldering Smoke dispenser - filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Smoke-dispenser-filter/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:18:58 PST
Solder Dispneser http://www.instructables.com/id/make-solder-pen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:11:19 PST
DIY Make Soldering Iron Pencil Head http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Soldering-Iron-Pencil-Head/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:19:44 PST
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Pro-20-USB-Rechargeable-Soldering-Iro/
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sold...Solderdoodle Pro does what other portable soldering irons have failed to do, and that’s the ability to last at full power for over a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:40:16 PST
Build the B.O.S.I.-1(Battery Operated Soldering Iron) With A Integrated Solder Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-BOSI-1Battery-Operated-Soldering-Iron-Wi/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:33:47 PST
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Medi-Max-Max-PRO-KITs-Fume-Extractor-Assem/
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SMALL.gif hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Medi, Max or Max PRO KIT step by step.Start with getting th...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:29 PST
Make Your Soldering Tip Like New http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Soldering-Tip-New/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:15:50 PST
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Killswitch-into-a-guitar/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:26:22 PST
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Lite-KIT-Fume-Extractor-Assembly-Instructi/
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Lite KIT step by step.Start with getting the following: So...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:15 PDT
Soldering helping hands with fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-helping-hands-whit-fan/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:30:21 PDT
PSU soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/PSU-soldering-station/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:49:34 PDT
Soldering headers without drilling holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-headers-without-drilling-holes/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:37:55 PDT
Soldering Helping Hand and more http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Helping-Hand-and-more/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 15:59:33 PDT
Learning To Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-To-Solder/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:34:45 PDT
How To Solder: Tips/Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solder-TipsTricks/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:08 PDT
Introduction To Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-To-Soldering/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:08:15 PDT
solder fume extractor my way http://www.instructables.com/id/solder-fume-extractor-my-way/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:45:52 PDT
Uses of Different Soldering Iron Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Uses-of-Different-Soldering-Iron-Tips/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:14:51 PDT
Surface Mount Soldering (Pinoccio touch sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Surface-Mount-Soldering-Pinoccio-touch-sensor/
Surface Mount Soldering (Pinoccio touch sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SMALL.jpg alexglow A couple of years ago, I posted a Beginner's Guide to Solder Paste. I've now learned how to attach surface-mount components with a soldering iron, so here's an update!Check out the video above for the general technique. (We're using a Pinoccio capacitive touch sensor in the demo, and here are the fu...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 18:27:49 PDT
USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Open-Source-USB-Rechargeable-Solderin/
USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sold...Solderdoodle Pro is a portable, cordless, USB rechargeable soldering iron. It is based off my original Open Source project: "Solar P...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 15:53:41 PDT
Making a Third Hand with Lego Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Third-Hand-with-Lego-Parts/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:24:35 PDT
How to solder a bullet connector with a torch or lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-a-bullet-connector-with-a-torch-or-l/
How to solder a bullet connector with a torch or lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SMALL.jpg MaxPower1977 Here is a video showing how I solder bullet connectors, I find using this method fast and easy, no soldering iron required. This works well for me and hope it helps out any newbies out there starting out. The connectors I am soldering are the popular 3.5mm but this can be applied to any connec...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 09:40:39 PDT
Vibration Motor Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-Motor-Hack/
Vibration Motor Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SMALL.jpg gacquaviva Have you ever needed a vibration motor, but realized for a heavy duty one they aren't very cheap?. Well I found a simple solution to adding your own weight to a motor. You simply have to connect a outside of the nut that is a reasonable size and weight onto the motor rotor. To connect the nut to the...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:58:45 PDT
Making Stencil for Soldering Using Silhouette Cameo, or How to convert bitmap (bmp, jpg, pdf, etc.) to vector (svg or dxf) format. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stencil-for-Soldering-Using-Silhouette-Came/
Making Stencil for Soldering Using Silhouette Cameo, or How to convert bitmap (bmp, jpg, pdf, etc.) to vector (svg or dxf) format. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SMALL.jpg JouleTime The Silhouette Studio http://http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software/silhouette-studio software is used to program the Silhouette Cameo cutter. It has its own proprietary file format, called .studio or .studio3. The software can also import .SVG and .DXF file formats. Once these files are imported...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 19:22:53 PDT
Building a 6s9p battery using 18650 cells - Video Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-6s9p-battery-using-18650-cells-Video-Ti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IG4F/HUMRWXSH/FBPIG4FHUMRWXSH.SMALL.jpg erFiodena In this video I build a 6s9p battery using 54 18650 li-ion cells.  About 24,000 photos were used to generate this timelapse. Materials
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:24:02 PDT
DIY tin blowing pen. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tin-blowing-pen/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:40:51 PDT
Repair your worn soldering tip (or make a new one) with household things http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-your-worn-soldering-tip-or-make-a-new-one-w/
Repair your worn soldering tip (or make a new one) with household things - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SMALL.gif Szabolcs In this instructable I will show you how you can repair your old soldering tip! If you have 3-6mm diameter copper rod you can even make a new one. What you need: -Old soldering tip OR you can use a thick copper wire (most soldering tips' diameter is 3-6mm, it is easy to find a wire with that diamete...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:17:57 PDT
Soldering fume extractor arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-fume-extractor-arm/
Soldering fume extractor arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SMALL.jpg mayfair2005 Hi everyone, this is my first Instructable so please let me know if anything should be changed :) So i decided it was time to update my ghetto helping hand work station and decided to go with the coolant hose style but that left me with a problem of having no fume extractor handy, a quick search...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:51:20 PST
How to make a Molex Power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Molex-Power-supply/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:07:33 PST
Instant Helping Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Helping-Hand/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 05:08:00 PST
Making Paper Soldering Stencils for Electronic Circuit Boards by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Soldering-Stencils-for-Electronic-Cir/
Making Paper Soldering Stencils for Electronic Circuit Boards by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SMALL.jpg JouleTime Soldering surface mounted components is both easy and hard. Easy because the small size make the leads heat quickly and draw in the solder. The solder is also drawn to the pads. This can help center and align the components. As the solder is pulled to the pads at either end, the part is slight ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:31:38 PST
Solar Powered Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Soldering-Station/
Solar Powered Soldering Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/6H7G/HRPBAHXW/F1S6H7GHRPBAHXW.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sola...This project is based on my Kickstarter project called Solarpad, which includes the custom high power Solarpad solar panel and Power Core battery. Specificati...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:59:51 PST
DIY Helping Hands (used primarily when soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helping-Hands-used-primarily-when-soldering/
DIY Helping Hands (used primarily when soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/KAO5/HRH0XNSX/FJ4KAO5HRH0XNSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/KAO5/HRH0XNSX/FJ4KAO5HRH0XNSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/KAO5/HRH0XNSX/FJ4KAO5HRH0XNSX.SMALL.jpg GizmoMakingDude  I recently got into exercising my maker muscle, and I realized that I needed some helping hands to help me solder. I'm  a high school student with no job, so I didn't have the resources to buy some helping hands and I thought that was the end of my hopes of ever owning a pair. But recently, I came ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 17:43:22 PST
"Third Hand" for soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-for-soldering/
"Third Hand" for soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/HR2L/HQVPZSDA/FOEHR2LHQVPZSDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/HR2L/HQVPZSDA/FOEHR2LHQVPZSDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/HR2L/HQVPZSDA/FOEHR2LHQVPZSDA.SMALL.jpg blhack Every third hand I have ever used has been really terrible. I've heard that coolant tubes (used in machining) make great third hands (they don't move around once you place them, and you can place them anywhere, at any angle, in 3D space).I looked online, and sparkfun (who I love), sells a third han...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:44:56 PST
Soldering Chasing EL Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Chasing-EL-Wire/
Soldering Chasing EL Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/XBWN/HQQLNT5F/FVBXBWNHQQLNT5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/XBWN/HQQLNT5F/FVBXBWNHQQLNT5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/XBWN/HQQLNT5F/FVBXBWNHQQLNT5F.SMALL.jpg The_Hat Hi, * Note I'm a very inexperienced techy. So please excuse me if my terminology is incorrect. But I could not find any tutorials on this specific topic (Chasing EL Wire) so I thought I'd make one :D. Hopefully it will help someone else just as this website has helped me countless times :D Materia...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:33:56 PST
old dvd / soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/old-dvd-soldering-station/
old dvd / soldering station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/CCXJ/HQPQXE2Z/FIGCCXJHQPQXE2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/CCXJ/HQPQXE2Z/FIGCCXJHQPQXE2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/CCXJ/HQPQXE2Z/FIGCCXJHQPQXE2Z.SMALL.jpg MAAC1 i recently found this instructables website an after looking at all the cool stuff on here i decided to create my own instructables. the idea came when i was trying to create a joule thief circuit which i found on this website and i needed to solder the parts together from in my living room. i saw a...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:42:10 PST
Toast-R-Reflow: Yet another toaster reflow oven conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Toast-R-Reflow-Yet-another-toaster-reflow-oven-con/
Toast-R-Reflow: Yet another toaster reflow oven conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/LYA4/HPAOY8MJ/F3FLYA4HPAOY8MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/LYA4/HPAOY8MJ/F3FLYA4HPAOY8MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/LYA4/HPAOY8MJ/F3FLYA4HPAOY8MJ.SMALL.jpg nwsayer Everybody and their brother has converted a toaster oven into a surface mount soldering "reflow" oven. I looked long and hard and found that I didn't like any one iteration of the project, so I did my own thing. I call it "Toast-R-Reflow." Reflow soldering requires an oven that is able to very clo...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:55:49 PST
Surface Mount Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Surface-Mount-Soldering-102/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 18:02:03 PST
Basic Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Soldering/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UT3K/HRPSXP3K/FWUUT3KHRPSXP3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UT3K/HRPSXP3K/FWUUT3KHRPSXP3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UT3K/HRPSXP3K/FWUUT3KHRPSXP3K.SMALL.jpg misperry In these videos we will be looking at how to solder the components to your PCB. It will include what tools to use such as Irons, fluxes, and de-soldering equipment
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:49:09 PST
Electronics Soldering Mobile Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Soldering-Mobile-Workshop/
Electronics Soldering Mobile Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HD8X/HOHYD9AW/FSSHD8XHOHYD9AW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HD8X/HOHYD9AW/FSSHD8XHOHYD9AW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HD8X/HOHYD9AW/FSSHD8XHOHYD9AW.SMALL.jpg laxap As occasional electronics enthusiasts, we like to solder kits, or try to repair things. We do not have a dedicated place for soldering, and are each time chasing after our essential stuff: The soldering iron Small tools, multimeter Parts and supplies A good light An extension c...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 06:53:51 PST
TWSU How to assemble your own video console DIY GAMER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-your-DIY-GAMER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus This tutorial will give you a quick overview about how to solder all the components on you DIY GAMER Kit! Have a look at our website: www.technologywillsaveus.org E-mail us on: info@technologywillsaveus.org Tweet us: @techwillsaveus
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:00:14 PST
Trinity Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Trinity-Assembly/
Trinity Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/S6RP/HME1QY6A/FH5S6RPHME1QY6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/S6RP/HME1QY6A/FH5S6RPHME1QY6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/S6RP/HME1QY6A/FH5S6RPHME1QY6A.SMALL.jpg bastl-instruments Hey dudes!! Lets build the Trinity synth!!!You can find more informations at our website: bastl-instruments.comBefore you start: The board solders from both sides.The components goes always above its printed sign, so it covers the printed sign!You should know that there are some differences between...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 13:30:38 PDT