Making A SMD Reflow Oven

I have been an electronics hobbyist for many years and have always stuck with through-hole components when making a project. However as time goes by, not only are more and more components are becoming available only in SMD (surface mount device) but also more interesting projects are also SMD based. There are several options for doing your own SMD soldering: Hand Soldering - Using a fine-tipped soldering ir ...

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Toaster Oven Reflow Technique

Introduction This page describes how to reflow solder surface mount printed circuits using a cheap toaster oven. It owes a great deal to Nophead's Cooking with Hydraraptor blog post. The picture shows Sally Bowyer (Director, RepRapPro Ltd) preparing components for soldering in the oven. For more instructions on this see the video at the bottom of this page. Safety This uses mains electricity, which will kil ...

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