DIY Surface Mount Soldering using a Skillet



You may remember the Sparkfun article a few years ago when they experimented in using a skillet to reflow solder on SMD parts. Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries has made a new version of the skillet that has an Arduino for a brain and can process boards with timed heating stages. “We use the Arduino controlled robot skillet to surface mount a chip on the USB Boarduino”