A project log for Lodestar

A cube that shows you the way

deʃhipudeʃhipu 04/11/2016 at 09:361 Comment

I tried to reflow the board, with extra flux added, to see if that would help. It didn't, so I decided to try and recover the LEDs from the board... And I learned why they use temperature-controlled hot-plates for this:

Yes, that is melted plastic from one of the LEDs...

I guess that's a failure... Good thing I have excellent ventilation in my kitchen.


Yann Guidon / YGDES wrote 04/11/2016 at 13:56 point

Reflow In Peace...

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