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by donpachi
10 Oct 2011, 10:29
Forum: Diodes & LEDs
Topic: 2 color LEDs in metal bezel
Replies: 1
Views: 3312

Re: 2 color LEDs in metal bezel

My solution involves the use of sharp pliers and duct tape around the middle leg.
by donpachi
12 May 2011, 13:23
Forum: Absolute Beginners
Topic: lead (Pb) free tin-solder
Replies: 29
Views: 6096

Re: Lead Free Solder?

My first experience with lead-free solder was frustrating, similar to what was reported above. However, to keep lead out of your body is a very good idea. And who actually uses a fume removal system that really works AND can be absolutely sure that their skin and working area are not contaminated? ...
by donpachi
12 May 2011, 07:28
Forum: Absolute Beginners
Topic: lead (Pb) free tin-solder
Replies: 29
Views: 6096

Re: Lead Free Solder?

My first experience with lead-free solder was frustrating, similar to what was reported above. However, to keep lead out of your body is a very good idea. And who actually uses a fume removal system that really works AND can be absolutely sure that their skin and working area are not contaminated? V...
by donpachi
20 Mar 2008, 08:37
Forum: Parts Sourcing & Trading
Topic: Cheapest place for VTL5C3s and their ilk OR decent CdS cells
Replies: 5
Views: 2036

Re: Cheapest place for VTL5C3s and their ilk OR decent CdS cells

There is an ebay seller who goes by the name westfloridacomponents. He offers VTL5C3s for $3,60 each (in packs of two). I cannot comment on their service yet. They do ship to Japan - if the US postal service charges the same rate like for Europe, shipping is about $5.
HTH