Victor Morrow will guide us through some applied experience with creating a circuit board. In particular we will explore how to solder surface mount components onto a PCB, at home.

There are great options ordering small batches of circuit boards:
https://oshpark.com/
And the browser based: https://easyeda.com/

However a DIY reflow oven also has it’s uses for small scale prototyping. During this evening we will try to demonstrate use of a DIY reflow machine, by applying it to the ECC508 microchip.

It’s like making pizza! Except your pepperoni is 2×4 millimeters, and needs to land exactly on point or your whole pizza explodes into magic smoke! This should be fun..