Soldering Surface Mount LEDs on a Through-Hole PCB

Soldering Surface Mount LEDs on a Through-Hole PCB


EMSL customer Peter T. painstakingly soldered surface-mount LEDs (tinier than a grain of rice) onto the through-hole PCB of a Peggy matrix. Peter soldered 625 separate LEDs onto the board with the help of a jig, and Peggy worked perfectly with the surface-mount LEDs.

4 thoughts on “Soldering Surface Mount LEDs on a Through-Hole PCB

  1. Protoneer says:

    Now that’s dedication… 625 LED by hand!!!

  2. says:

    I misread the name in the summary as “Peter T. Painstakingly” — which strangely enough still works gramattically — as if the author had changed names to protect the innocent.

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