Hacked Gadgets Forum

September 20, 2006

Surface Mount Component Soldering

at 5:53 am. Filed under Other

Sparkfun has put together a good guide on how to solder surface mount components.

“More and more ICs come in surface mount packages only these days. And I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone say ‘Well I can’t solder that because it’s SMD’. They’re wrong! You can solder anything. That’s right, anything from your own dorm-cell-room.

This tutorial will show you just how to solder crazy things like this connector, leadless ICs, etc. There are a very few tools that are required and a handful that are recommended but you’ll be able to solder:”