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    EEVblog #1064 – Soldering Irons OLD vs NEW

    What are the differences between the “old” style soldering iron tips like used on the low cost Hakko and Weller et.al low cost irons, and the more expensive integrated tip type? An apples to oranges comparison of the Hakko FX-888D and the JBC CD-2B stations. Bonus footage under the FLIR ...

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    Tin Whiskers 101

    A video from the archives. David Hillman from Rockwell Collins giving a talk on Tin Whiskers and the dangers of shorted contacts on PCB’s and other electronic circuits caused by using lead free solder. Forum HERE

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    EEVblog #1060 – $35,000 DataIO Unisite Universal Programmer Teardown!

    Marty! This is the big one, the one I’ve been waiting for all my life! Teardown of the classic Data IO Unisite Universal Programmer from the 1980’s, with a typical configuration selling for $35,000 It stayed in production for over 20 years. Forum HERE http://www.dataio.com/Company/About-Data-I-O/40th-Anniversary/1980s http://dataioinfo.dataio.com/support/manuals.asp http://www.paulswan.me/arcade/DataIOUnisite.htm http://matthieu.benoit.free.fr/dataio_unisite_programmer.htm UPDATE: From ...

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