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DIY homebrew reflow solder oven for my hobby projects

Jay8eeJay8ee 07/20/2019 at 13:390 Comments

New SMD practice boards have come, along with some lower temp paste.

I've updated my oven const to run the different heat profile for this paste, I also programmed a slower pre-heat ramp so the solder could de-gas a bit more calmly.

ImageOverall I think the new result is good. There was some bridging on the SOP package, but was easily fixed with an iron + flux. The 0603's are pretty ropey, but I think there was far too much paste for these parts. I think if I had a stencil for these boards, the result would be much better.

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