How to Solder Electronics



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Published on Jul 25, 2007

Free version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipkkf... (youtube won't let me change this back to free, that video is the same)

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Why won't solder stick to your iron or parts? What do good joints look like? And bad ones?

Learn how to make a "heat bridge"--the most important technique to soldering a joint that beginners usually skip. What size and shape tip should you use? Are the fumes harmful? And do they contain lead? How to help prolong tip life? What is flux and why is it the key to soldering?


"My 10 years of soldering experience basically come down to these 6-something minutes."

"In 6 minutes you gave this novice everything I need to know about taking on a basic soldering project. Clean explanations, clearly articulated, supported with great video clips and images. Well done!" - Jerry Nordstrom

"Great job - well researched and executed with lots of attention to the all-important details. The audio is very clear, as are the video close-up shots. I have many years of soldering experience - but I still learned something new!" - MrDexterToYou

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