New soldering videos

Just recorded some more soldering videos this weekend. One involves soldering a very fine pitch zigbee RF transceiver using some solder paste and a standard kitchen stove top. The other is a far more usual soldering of a TQFP ATMega 88 on the same board by hand.

You should of course carry this out in a well ventilated area as soldering fumes are toxic.

The PCB being constructed in these videos is an open source Zigbee module. Zigbee is a low power wireless mesh networking technology based on IEEE 802.15.4 initially aimed at home and industrial automation. You can get the PCB from http://www.anteeo.se/zigbee.php

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