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23Aug/170

PCB CNC Enclosure – Finishing the bottom

PCB CNC Enclosure - Finishing the bottom

Finishing up the bottom section of the CNC PCB Enclosure.

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8Aug/170

PCB CNC Enclosure – Balax Thread Forming

PCB CNC Enclosure - Balax Thread Forming

Making a CNC'd PCB enclosure with form tapped holes for the solid state relay multiplexer.

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8Aug/170

Simple Step Jaw for PCB CNC Enclosure

Simple Step Jaw for PCB CNC Enclosure

Making a simple step jaw for a machining a pcb enclosure.

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22Jul/150

AmScope SE400-Z Review-PCB inspection.

AmScope SE400-Z Background

I have several implements for PCB inspection including real time macro video, several usb type microscopes and the old trusty head mounted magnifier.  Many times the real time view of a microscope is the best option and most used one.

The AmScope SE400-Z is a stereo boom mounted scope with a flexible gooseneck LED light. There are several options available and I have the 10x and 20x wide-field eyepieces along with the 1x objective lower section.  Other options can be purchased later if you so desire.

The theory is this will be realtime while soldering unlike the usb scopes, put you close to the work being done and still provide stereo vision for soldering and inspection of PCBs.  This scope delivers exactly that and doesn't take up a lot of room on the bench.  This scope is very economical and works great for PCB soldering and inspection.

UPDATE 08/06/2015

At bit more use and the more I like it.  It's just a pleasure to use.  The LED light works well for changing the angle of light when needed.  The optics are really nice now that I've gotten used to the height.  Still highly recommended for PCB work.

AmScope SE400-Z Video Review

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27Jul/100

AVR – CTCSS 2 Tone and APRS AX.25 project.

Brother Toner Transfer to PCB working!!!

AX.25 encode is complete and seems to work well.  AX.25 decode works, but I have a special mode and also have a CTCSS listen setup to remotely turn on that mode.  Still some items to do , but its almost time to put this on a board.  If you are interested in this project please let me know.  I was able to get my Brother Laser printer to work with the toner transfer method after some trial and error.  I had great results using a Brother HL-4070CDW and Kodak inkjet photo paper using a iron and being very patient with the soak.

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