Yahya

I have been a computer nerd since way back in high school. I took every electronics class they offered and even fixed Commodore 64's for the school district. Some of my favorite things are old retro vintage electronics. Recently, I re-foamed some Cerwin Vega speakers to use with our Pioneer turntable. I hope I can help and share some of my knowledge with you.

How To Clean Soldering Iron Tip

How To Clean Soldering Iron Tip and the Importance of Cleaning and Maintenance

When soldering, you need a soldering iron which is simply a heated metal with a tip and insulated handle. Soldering iron supplies the heat needed to melt the solder. Soldering iron must become hot enough to melt solder. This process usually makes the tip oxidize quickly. The tip is also prone to dirt and contamination …

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Lead Free Solder

Is lead free solder better? ( Pros and Cons of lead free solder )

From health and environmental perspectives, lead free solder is better. The most notable benefit of lead-free solder is the absence of lead. The dangers of lead are well documented. Lead has been proven to be a cumulative toxin that has many severe effects on the body (especially in young children). Lead accumulates in body organs …

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