Reflow oven: the oven has arrived!

The oven was delivered today, thanks to Amazon France. So which one did I get? After much searching (and consideration) I decided on the Moulinex OX444810, being a model of the 'optimo 19L' series. This is the 19 L, 1380 W, convection version. Based on internet research something smaller would have been preferable, but [...]

By | 2017-03-25T23:46:39+00:00 Thursday, 23 February 2017|Builds|0 Comments

Reflow oven: the controller has arrived!

Barely had I finished the last post about the plan for a reflow oven and the ControLeo 2 controller arrived! (The US and French postal services must have really been on the ball this past week...) The kit comes with the following (as advertised): ControLeo2 with Reflow Wizard software pre-installed ABS enclosure with UL94-5VA [...]

By | 2017-03-25T23:47:07+00:00 Saturday, 18 February 2017|Builds|0 Comments

Programmable DC load

For a while now I've been thinking "wouldn't it be nice to have a programmable DC load"... Something in the order of 30-50 V and a couple of amps. It appears that one only has to think the thought and it becomes available! Look no further than the MightyWatt module from Kaktus - www.tindie.com/products/Kaktus/mightywatt-kit-70w-electronic-load-for-arduino/   [...]

By | 2017-03-29T23:21:34+00:00 Friday, 6 November 2015|Builds|0 Comments