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Hot-Air Soldering QFN packages

QFN (Quad Flat No leads) packages are the devil’s work. As the name implies there are no leads, just tiny pads on the bottom of the chip where it’s almost impossible to get a soldering iron or test probe to.  … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Soldering Made Easy(ish)

I’ve been playing around with electronics for a while, making do with my trusty breadboard for prototypes, and occasionally some veroboard if I wanted something more permanent. Unfortunately times are changing, and fewer and fewer interesting components are being made … Continue reading

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