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August 24, 2010 AT 2:12 pm

Circuit Skills: Surface Mount Devices

Great video from Collin @ MAKE

I’ve tried my hand at quite a few different methods for circuit building — breadboard, perfboard, custom etching, even some boardless freeform wiring, but somehow, I never got around to using surface-mount parts (until now, that is). Understandably, many balk at the idea of soldering the infamously tiny SMD packages, but once equipped with the right tools, and a bit of patience, you too can solder your own teeny-tiny circuitry.


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2 Comments

  1. Tried to play the video, but youtube saith, “This is a private video.”

  2. Yeah – what Tim said. Video doesn’t play back because it’s marked ‘private’.

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