I was lucky enough to get an interview with Massimo Banzi, one of the co-founders of Arduino. Here is what he has to say: [Read more…] about Massimo Banzi from Arduino on Cool Projects and Inspiration
The Eagle command line is a way of typing commands into Eagle. Not sure how it looks? Well here it is: [Read more…] about My Experience With Using the Eagle Command Line
How do you create your circuit board design? With routine and dullness, or with sweet love and passion?
You can design a board layout in many different ways. [Read more…] about Create Your Circuit Board Design with Love
An Eagle ground plane is a plane of metal connected to ground. It is very useful for simplifying the routing of a board. If the major part of a layer is ground, you don’t need to design long traces to connect a pin to the ground. [Read more…] about How To Design an Eagle Ground Plane
Reflow soldering is a very effective method for soldering circuit boards with lots of surface mount components. But is this something you can do as a hobbyist?
Yes it is :)
To do reflow soldering, you should have the following tools:
- Solder paste in a syringe
And one of the following:
- A hot plate/skillet
- A toaster oven
- A “real” reflow oven
Are you starting out in electronics? Then these simple electronic circuits will make it easy for you to start building electronic circuits.
The first time you want to build a circuit, it can be a little bit daunting. “What if my schematic is wrong? [Read more…] about Simple Electronic Circuits For Learning About Circuits