Skill Level: Level 2
Badges Earned: Soldering Level 2
Description: This should be a good exercise for you to practice your surface mounts. For soldering level 2, you’re going to solder your initials into a small piece of PCB. That way we’ll know you did the work, and we’re looking for minimal errors. Links to get started:
Continue with the next part of the this article on Adafruit:
Now, take a sample PCB and solder your initials into it like so:
Some tips along the way: Take pictures of your final joint, and get an instructor to visually check out your joint, if you can. Create a “demo video” of all of your projects. Why? They can be used as evidence of completion. One demo video can be enough evidence to receive numerous badges. Only needs to be about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Earn Your Badges: When you’re done, earn your badge!
Next- now why not put those skills to good use! Go create something that requires some basic soldering, like this project below: