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SMD Soldering

Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:56 am
by liveitnerd
Hi,

Can anyone refer me to somewhere in Melbourne where I can get some SMD components soldered on to anything for using on a breadboard? Preferably somewhere either central or North West Melbourne. My first attempt to do it myself led to the SMD falling apart. All it is is a 5x5x1mm LED with 6 pads and I would like to connect it to 3x 2pin header for a breadboard.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Re: SMD Soldering

Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:16 am
by cef
If you can't find someone local, I suggest checking out the Connected Community Hacker Space - See http://www.hackmelbourne.org/

They're in Hawthorn (near Swinburne Uni/Glenferrie train station), so fairly central.

Someone there should be able to help you make up something to fill your need.

Disclaimer: I run the 3D Printing night at CCHS.

Re: SMD Soldering

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:15 pm
by liveitnerd
Ooo. Looks like the sort of place I need to check out. Thank for the heads up. It's there a recommended time to go along?