Re: [softrock40] help choosing flux
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Subject: [softrock40] help choosing flux
These are easily soldered by hand. Just an iron and cored, preferably
lead/tin, solder. I never use extra flux, it is easy to apply both iron and
solder at the same time. Solder wick removes any excess.
73 Alan G4ZFQ
- Solder paste makes SMD work easier I think.
--- In email@example.com, "GaryH" <garyhess999@...> wrote:
> I have a 40m Lite II kit. I was slow getting started (fear of SMDs, ESD), but I've now got the Power Supply and Local Oscillator built and tested (hearing a good signal at 28.224 MHz).
> Now, the next step involves soldering the SMD chips. I've watched this video: http://store.curiousinventor.com/guides/Surface_Mount_Soldering/101/
> Problem: I'm in Estonia right now and am having trouble selecting the right flux/applicator for the job.
> Question: Could you guys have a look at some of my potential suppliers (links below) and help me choose the right product? Everything is doubly expensive here and I don't want to waste money on the wrong thing!
> Potential suppliers:
> - https://www.elfa.se/elfa3~ee_en/elfa/init.do?toc=18704&name=tools_/_soldering#toc=19744;
> - http://uk.farnell.com/flux
> Any help is appreciated!
> Gary (ES1WST, WS4T)