Instructables: exploring - technology - etching - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:36:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printer PCB Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-PCB-Etching/
3D Printer PCB Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GW1P/IZ6DDZ8C/F6YGW1PIZ6DDZ8C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GW1P/IZ6DDZ8C/F6YGW1PIZ6DDZ8C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GW1P/IZ6DDZ8C/F6YGW1PIZ6DDZ8C.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show you how to go from concept to fully etched board using a 3D printer that has a plotting attachment. I will demonstrate this using a 2-sided pcb for my DIY power supply that I am slowly building from scratch.If you need to convert your 3D printer into a plotter first,...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:10:51 PST
Turn your 3D printer into a plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-3D-Printer-Into-a-Plotter/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:16:05 PST
Sponge Etching Method for PC-Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Sponge-Etching-Method-for-PC-Board/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:30:38 PST
DIY PCB Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Etching/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:29:01 PST
Intro - Creating a PCB board for the Moteino (design, etching, and soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-Creating-a-PCB-Board-for-the-Moteino-design-/
Intro - Creating a PCB board for the Moteino (design, etching, and soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/YOPO/IWMQW691/FH5YOPOIWMQW691.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/YOPO/IWMQW691/FH5YOPOIWMQW691.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/YOPO/IWMQW691/FH5YOPOIWMQW691.SMALL.jpg instrbles37568 Please keep an eye out as we add more connect to our YouTube channels as well as here at Instructables. John's DIY Playground at YouTube My YouTube ChannelThe purpose of this tutorial is to create a PCB board for the Moteino. John and I will use these boards for testing our iteration of openHAB al...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 07:56:59 PST
#DIY# A Complete Guide to Build Your own ATtiny85 Project PCB with Relay and Interfacing HC05 Bluetooth Module to it http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Complete-Guide-to-Build-Your-Own-ATtiny85-Projec/
#DIY# A Complete Guide to Build Your own ATtiny85 Project PCB with Relay and Interfacing HC05 Bluetooth Module to it - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/M2H5/IWMR249U/FZLM2H5IWMR249U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/M2H5/IWMR249U/FZLM2H5IWMR249U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/M2H5/IWMR249U/FZLM2H5IWMR249U.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR Sometimes we need to build a smaller circuit for our projects,but unfortunately, if we use Breadboard or Perforated copper board for project ,the size of the project will become larger , so to overcome this issue ,we must go for PCB but to build PCBs it take much time ,hence in this Instructable I w...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:33:45 PST
Strewn Fields: Waterjet Etching Into Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/Strewn-Fields-Waterjet-Etching-Into-Stone/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:11:44 PST
PCB Etching (prototyping) http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-prototyping/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 12:19:01 PST
DIY Arduino Controled Multiwii Flight Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Multicopter-Flight-Controller/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:16:35 PST
LED Interactive Copper Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Interactive-Copper-Etching/
LED Interactive Copper Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SMALL.jpg tommo_79 I created this project as a nice memento to mark the birth of my little boy. After experimenting with a copper etching of his newborn hands and feet, I decided to take it a bit further and add electronics.Each hand and foot etched from a copper PCB forms a capacitive sensor plate. An arduino measure...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:32:05 PST
How to Make PCB using Marker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PCB-Using-Marker/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:44:02 PDT
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-THIN-LIGHT-BOXES/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 PDT
DIY Glass Etched Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Etched-Night-Lamp/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:12:29 PDT
Laser Burning Pictures Into Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Burning-Pictures-Into-Wood/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:24:34 PDT
PCB Etching using Toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Etching-Using-Toner-Transfer-Method/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:36:15 PDT
Diode laser etching of a PCB. DIY from A to Z. http://www.instructables.com/id/Diode-Laser-Etching-of-a-PCB-DIY-From-a-to-Z/
Diode laser etching of a PCB. DIY from A to Z. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/4UJI/IPMWOC0U/F704UJIIPMWOC0U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/4UJI/IPMWOC0U/F704UJIIPMWOC0U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/4UJI/IPMWOC0U/F704UJIIPMWOC0U.SMALL.jpg Sergey_EnduranceRobots 3D-printers have opened endless possibilities for home production and rapid prototyping. Now you can easily create practically any model in a 3D-program and 3D print it. But until now, only few people have thought about the possibility to 3D print electronics for this or that solution (model).Up to ...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 03:27:53 PDT
Ferric Chloride Agitator for Circuit Board Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferric-Chloride-Agitator-for-Circuit-Board-Etching/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:38:12 PDT
Charcoal and Acrylic Laser (Raster) Etchings http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-and-Acrylic-Laser-Raster-Etchings/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 15:09:17 PDT
Add Laser Etching Capabilities To A CnC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Laser-Etching-Capabilities-to-a-CnC-Mill/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:18:48 PDT
Etching PCBs with Pickle Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-PCBs-With-Pickle-Juice/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:08:31 PDT
Prepare a color image for laser engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-a-color-image-for-laser-engraving/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:06:11 PST
Homemade double-layer PCB with toner transfer method http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-double-layer-PCB-with-toner-transfer-meth/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:53:36 PDT
Reusing Ferric Chloride for PCB Etching at home http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Ferric-Chloride-for-PCB-Etching-at-home/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:27:42 PDT
Etching Marble With a Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Marble-With-a-Waterjet/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:35:51 PDT
Etching Aluminum With a Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Aluminum-With-a-Waterjet/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:27:55 PDT
PCBs without a printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/PCBs-without-a-printer/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 10:37:09 PDT
DIY Metal Etcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Metal-Etcher/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:31:34 PST
How to make PCB at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-PCB-at-Home/
How to make PCB at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/SH8Y/I5BS8FSQ/FFPSH8YI5BS8FSQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/SH8Y/I5BS8FSQ/FFPSH8YI5BS8FSQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/SH8Y/I5BS8FSQ/FFPSH8YI5BS8FSQ.SMALL.jpg Engg_suraj Hello everyone,This is instructable is about "How to make PCB at Home" without any special material.As a Electronics Engineering student, I try making DIY projects which require simple electronics circuit and making PCBs.What is PCB?A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electricall...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:25:39 PST
Yet Another DIY Flex Circuits Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-DIY-Flex-Circuits-Tutorial/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 07:06:03 PST
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Arduino-UNO-R3-grbl-9g-8bit-Raster-Phot/
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Me and my son invented/developed a new concept of "On-The Fly" 8bit Laser Diode engraving photos over two years ago. With this concept, the Laser Diode never turns off through the whole photo engraving process. It just varies the power up and down to produce the image and shading on the engraved mat...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:54 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Toner transfer for PCB : Flamethrower Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Toner-transfer-for-PCB-Flamethrower-Style/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 21:07:37 PDT
Printed Circuit Board Production using UV Nail Curing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Circuit-Board-Production-using-UV-Nail-Cur/
Printed Circuit Board Production using UV Nail Curing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/EZFI/HVCUUDML/FNUEZFIHVCUUDML.SMALL.jpg qthurtle This Instructable is to accompany a demonstration to be given to Ipswich (UK) Makerspace in May 2014, but might be of interest to any would-be PCB producers, particularly based in the UK (due to the sourcing of materials).It is a 'photographic' system, using pre-sensitised boards (4" x 6" at £2-40 i...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 05:40:42 PDT
Is the best PCB etchant in every kitchen ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-the-best-PCB-etchant-in-every-kitchen-/
Is the best PCB etchant in every kitchen ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7VBR/HUPHN4N6/FY17VBRHUPHN4N6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7VBR/HUPHN4N6/FY17VBRHUPHN4N6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7VBR/HUPHN4N6/FY17VBRHUPHN4N6.SMALL.jpg Feynmaniac After a lot of reading and inspiring from Instructables for two years now I decided to step ahead and do my first Instructable on two subjects I particularly like : PCB making & The scientific method. Feel free to comment and criticize my work, I think scientific method is also about improving an...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:07:42 PDT
Laser Thru-hole PCB Fabrication @ TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Thru-hole-PCB-Fabrication-TechShop-Chandler/
Laser Thru-hole PCB Fabrication @ TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SMALL.jpg dakman123 If this was helpful please LIKE https://www.facebook.com/TechShopChandler ... If it wasn't for TechShop and the opensource maker movement I would of never discovered this amazing technique.. ------- Awhile back TechShopJim wrote a great instructable on Etching PCB's. I used this method and had...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:19:26 PDT
Glowing Nameplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Nameplate/
Glowing Nameplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/WDCR/HPZMQ0DH/FWGWDCRHPZMQ0DH.SMALL.jpg Ehawk67 Christmas presents for the whole family. Unique wood base and personalized acrylic LED nameplates crafted using a Epilog laser etcher and cutter. Everyone loves them. I made it at TechShop. www.techshop.ws Set up image and run the laser I start by drawing the cut out line for the laser cutter i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:38:28 PST
Creating Large Format Rubber Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Large-Format-Rubber-Stamps/
Creating Large Format Rubber Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/I75P/HKVLM3X6/FXJI75PHKVLM3X6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/I75P/HKVLM3X6/FXJI75PHKVLM3X6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/I75P/HKVLM3X6/FXJI75PHKVLM3X6.SMALL.jpg Mindmapper1 A local artist approached me to see if I could produce some rubber stamps so that she could mark her limited edition prints. However when one works with artists and you get talking ideas start to flow so we moved on to produce some large format laser engraved stamps of line drawings. This Instructab...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 02:38:02 PDT
#BASHTRAY http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BASHTRAY/
#BASHTRAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/BLXO/H8MTMYUT/FTWBLXOH8MTMYUT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/BLXO/H8MTMYUT/FTWBLXOH8MTMYUT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/BLXO/H8MTMYUT/FTWBLXOH8MTMYUT.SMALL.jpg avillaamil #BASHTRAY is an initiative to encourage the proper disposal of cigarette butts.  As the world’s number one contributor by quantity to trash (4.5 trillion cigarette butts worldwide a year), cigarette butts are commonly discarded without regard for the environment.  Toxin-filled cigarette butts work t...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:24:23 PDT
The Etchinator - low cost PCB spray etcher (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Etchinator-low-cost-spray-etcher/
The Etchinator - low cost PCB spray etcher (under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/MDLV/H73WY87I/FC4MDLVH73WY87I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/MDLV/H73WY87I/FC4MDLVH73WY87I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/MDLV/H73WY87I/FC4MDLVH73WY87I.SMALL.jpg cunning_fellow What/Where/Why/How? What is etching and what is spray etching? Etching is the process of eating away a pattern on a target material by using an etchant liquid that attacks the target material. The most common target materials are copper and brass. The most common etchant liquids are ferric ch...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:25:24 PDT
Dry Film Solder Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Film-Solder-Mask/
Dry Film Solder Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/16GW/H4VQR39H/FIQ16GWH4VQR39H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/16GW/H4VQR39H/FIQ16GWH4VQR39H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/16GW/H4VQR39H/FIQ16GWH4VQR39H.SMALL.jpg cpeniche This Instructable is about dry film solder mask, in other words, is the green stuff that is on top of the circuit board. I like to use smd components in my circuits board because I don't have a computerized drill machine and do in it by hand for a big boards are really tedious. Soldering smd compon...
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 18:33:00 PDT
Toner transfer no-soak, high-quality, double sided PCBs at home http://www.instructables.com/id/Toner-transfer-no-soak-high-quality-double-sided/
Toner transfer no-soak, high-quality, double sided PCBs at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6SDQ/H1EMHYF5/FDR6SDQH1EMHYF5.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews Warning: There are hot surfaces, chemicals and possibly ill advised actions like you would expect in many Instructables here. You will also be running tape and un-approved paper through a laser printer. There is a very real danger of messing up your printer. If you do wreck a printer please comment ...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:11:07 PDT
Steampunk iPhone Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-iPhone-Station/
Steampunk iPhone Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/9A4K/H1DRXSHL/FS39A4KH1DRXSHL.SMALL.jpg badjer1 Here's a steampunk iPhone station that functions as a night light, charging station and audio station.  The unit can charge the iPhone with or without playing music.  The night light functions independently, and if the phone rings while playing the music you will hear that through the speakers, so ...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:39:34 PDT
PCB etching using laser printer http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-etching-using-laser-printer/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 04:20:34 PDT
POV Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-Chistmas-Tree/
POV Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VOHV/GI0TCMDV/FNLVOHVGI0TCMDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VOHV/GI0TCMDV/FNLVOHVGI0TCMDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VOHV/GI0TCMDV/FNLVOHVGI0TCMDV.SMALL.jpg El_AMPo Still don't have a tree for this holidays?, Don't worry here you have a small, reusable, eye-catching tree for your holiday needs. This project started as a SMD soldering tutorial for a course i've made in electronics, so it's meant to be a one day project to learn a little bit of SMD soldering an...
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:32:55 PST
PCB etching machine from scratch -- VERY VERY VERY easy to build http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-etching-machine-from-scratch-VERY-easy-to-b/
PCB etching machine from scratch -- VERY VERY VERY easy to build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AJA9/GEVZM8Q2/FZ9AJA9GEVZM8Q2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AJA9/GEVZM8Q2/FZ9AJA9GEVZM8Q2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AJA9/GEVZM8Q2/FZ9AJA9GEVZM8Q2.SMALL.jpg delokaver This is the easy ways and cheapest way to make your own etching machine for PCB / electronic hobbies, lots of DIY machine I have build for my home made project but I thing this one is the EASYest and the CHEApest way, or even will cost you not even $10 to build if you have the material wasted at you...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 02:07:48 PDT
The Saltwater etch process http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Saltwater-etch-process/
The Saltwater etch process - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/MMMR/NB6EV2Z5LOA/FM0MMMRNB6EV2Z5LOA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/MMMR/NB6EV2Z5LOA/FM0MMMRNB6EV2Z5LOA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/MMMR/NB6EV2Z5LOA/FM0MMMRNB6EV2Z5LOA.SMALL.jpg neelandan This is a one-off process to produce one printed circuit board by removing unwanted copper by electrolysis in a saltwater solution.I shall illustrate the process by etching and building a board for 18-pin PIC (for the PC16F54, but any 18 pin PIC will fit in it) in the figure. It has to plug into my ...
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Tue, 5 Dec 2006 05:58:30 PST