While making a reflow oven was fun and resulted in a good addition to the toolset available, the real reason was to be able to complete an LED design that is in the works - the uSolaire 180. (More to come in regard to this...) Originally - and naively - I though that it [...]
The parts arrived and so all good for a simple build - right? Ah... Not quite... Did someone say "Houston we have a problem?" That Murphy strikes at any opportunity! All parts were correct for the layout except for the inductor. When originally laying out the board I simply used a part with corresponding [...]
For now just a couple of photos, but I'll look to update this post when I get a chance.