A while back I made a holiday present for my sister of a temperature monitor for her greenhouse. The monitor is in her house and the temperature sensor sits in the greenhouse. I used 2 Jeenodes, battery, tmp36 temperature sensor, LCD screen and a few leds.
Here is a fun project we made a while back that involved soldering, coding and have a case 3D printed.
I had the box custom 3d printed on Makexyz.com.The lid slides off, out the back.
Using the sponge is easy enough. Just remove it and get it wet. Make sure to squeezes as much water out as you can so that is is only damp. Then replace it back in the holder.
Wikipedia describes Flux as:
In metallurgy, a flux (derived from Latin fluxus meaning “flow”) is a chemical cleaning agent, flowing agent, or purifying agent. Fluxes may have more than one function at a time. They are used in both extractive metallurgy and metal joining.
Tinning is the process of coating something with tin. In electronics you tin the tip of your soldering iron to prevent corrosion or you can tin wires so that they are easier to use. Continue reading “What Is Tinning?”