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EEVblog #782 – The Dangers Of Reflow Soldering

EEVblog #782 – The Dangers Of Reflow Soldering

Dave shows why reflow soldering in a DIY oven can be tricky business for connectors and other parts, particularly ones designed only for through-hole soldering. Reflowing an existing board (and even new boards) can be fraught with danger. Phoenix Contact Connectors for SMT Production Through Hole Reflow Lead Free Solder ...

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EEVblog #781 – Samsung LCD TV Part 2

EEVblog #781 – Samsung LCD TV Part 2

Dave & David2 have another go at repairing the dumpster dive 46″ Samsung LCD TV. This time a further teardown checking out the LCD panel TAB connections, and then reflowing the T-CON Timing Control board. You know how it ends. If you don’t like the lack of a happy ending, ...

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EEVblog #780 – Samsung LCD TV Dumpster Dive Teardown

EEVblog #780 – Samsung LCD TV Dumpster Dive Teardown

Dave finds a nice 46″ Samsung LED backlight LCD TV in the dumpster, will it work? What’s inside? Also I look at using the Inventables waterproof insulating solder sleeves NOTE: I think a wide nozzle heat gun must be used on these. The small one I used didn’t maintain enough ...

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