How to Solder to Test Pads?

Answer A typical Printed Circuit Board (PCB) contains a large number of electronic components connected together with thin copper traces on the board. Some PCB designers include test pads on the board for... Read More »

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Is wire solder the same as pipe solder?

Wire solder is often a combination of lead and tin while pipe solder is lead-free. However, plumbing solder too was once a lead-tin alloy. In 1986 the Safe Drinking Water Act, forbade the use of le... Read More »

Raybestos Ceramic Brake Pads Vs. Factory Pads?

Raybestos ceramic brake pads are an upgrade to the factory pads in several ways. Longer service life, reduced dusting and quiet operation are where Raybestos ceramic pads shine. Before you make th... Read More »

Do detox foot pads (Kinoki pads) really work?

Nope, its a scam. Wet it and the tea hidden in the pad turns brown. Sweat from feet, trapped by adhesive, does that.

How to Solder PL-259?

PL-259 connectors, also called UHF connectors, are used in a wide assortment of applications in electronics and specifically ham radio. The PL-259 connector is sized for RG58 cable and connects the... Read More »