[sdiy] More SMT

Phillip Gallo philgallo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 18:14:20 CET 2013


Scott,

Yes, great video.  I didn't master the technique. The time saved was
spent uncovering connections that were 'true' only with the pressure
of my meter probes (when ringing it).

p



On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Scott Gravenhorst <music.maker at gte.net> wrote:
>
> Phillip Gallo <philgallo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Scott,
>>
>>I use these boards quite a bit.
>>I get 'em retail at Fry's Elec.
>>
>>I scrape paste flush across the solder pads,  make sure i mount the
>>part right-side up (in sync with nomenclature), solder corners and
>>then 'drag solder' across all the pins.  I then come back and slowly
>>scrape solderwick across the pins.
>>
>>I then 'ring it out' from the pin to the board edge connection.
>>
>> http://www.sdiy.org/philgallo/photo.jpg
>>
>
> Yesterday, I noticed a youtube video link on the page URL I posted:
>
> http://www.schmartboard.com/index.asp?page=products_qfp&id=70
>
> The video link:
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6WrzdgwyIw&feature=related
>
> This is a "how-to" video on soldering.  What I found fascinating is that the
> person did the solder job using liquid flux and no additional solder.  There was
> no need (apparently) for cleaning up with solder wick.  Definately worth the 5 or
> so minutes to watch and I will definately try this method.  I do note that the
> tip on the iron was very fine and very clean.  looked brand new.
>
> -- ScottG
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