For the Boldport Club project “The Matrix” I used hot air soldering for the first time. After some experimenting and with help from Boldport Club members, it worked really well. I could colder the 120 LEDs in less than 10 minutes to the board.
I made a video about the process. Please keep in mind, I am new with this process, so this is absolutely no instruction video how things should be done. I may be absolutely wrong. 😀 Enjoy!
Here a list of the objects and tools you can see in the video:
- Weller Hot Air Station WTHA 900W
- I am using a 7mm diameter nozzle.
- The SMD boxes are from Wolfgang Warmbier, bought from Distrelec.
- The used solder paste is from Eurocircuits.
If you have questions, miss some information or just have any feedback, feel free to add a comment below.