Electronics Archive

Soldering – Tinning the Tip

I tried my hand at soldering a headphones jack recently and had difficulty with the soldering part of the process. Actually, it was only soldering so I had trouble with the ENTIRE process. It was only after I had made a rather horrendous connection that I realized I had not tinned the tip of my

Assembling the Minty Boost Kit

One of the first sites I found when becoming interested in electronics, robotics, and otherwise “making” things was www.ladyada.net, the website/blog of Limor Fried, otherwise known as Lady Ada. She has a number of projects that she has designed and developed into kits, the Minty Boost being one of them. I chose to purchase the