Using SMT components in your electronics projects

Using SMT components in your electronics projects

smt.jpgMake Flickr group pool member drewish asks “I’m trying to find out more about using surface mount components in my projects. I came across a link that’s almost got me convinced that I can make it work. If anyone else has any info or must-have products for hand-assembling/soldering SMT components I’d love to see them”. Anyone have any advice for him? Post here or join the Make photo pool to post.

0 thoughts on “Using SMT components in your electronics projects

  1. Ratinox says:

    I found the plans for an inexpensive SMT reflow oven at Circuit Cellar. This may be easier than soldering each joint individually with an iron.

    http://www.circuitcellar.com/library/print/0704/Lacoste_168/index.htm

  2. phooky says:

    The Seattle robotics society has a page about soldering surface-mount parts with a toaster oven.

    Must-have tools: it’s all about the tweezers. Get the smallest you can find.

  3. TimMaroney says:

    Based on what I

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