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Build your own printed circuit boards--no experience necessary! Fast, easy, inexpensive construction techniques for professionals and hobbyists. Whether you're a practicing technician, technical student, or weekend experimenter, printed circuit boards can make your life a lot easier. Printed circuit board-mounted circuits are small, lightweight, simple to troubleshoot and repair, and a breeze to duplicate. You can even build them yourself using a few basic benchtop tools and this learn-by-example guide! Making Printed Circuit Boards takes you step by step from schematic diagram to finished project. You'll learn how to: draw circuit diagrams; transfer artwork to PC blanks; etch copper patterns; drill holes for leads and mounts; solder components to the board; repair and modify boards; use CADD software and photography to design circuits; make double-sided boards; choose and use photoresists; work with surface-mount components; safely handle and dispose of etching chemicals.
Learn the latest PC-board fabrication techniques with this learn-by-example guide. The book includes 25 projects and experiments that teach you how to: Draw circuit designs; Transfer artwork to pc blanks; Etch copper patterns and drill lead holes; Solder components repair and modify boards. Master all the latest techniques for low-cost, speedy construction and discover applications for surface-mount components, computer-aided design, safety, and environmental protection.
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