DIY Soldering Station

When it comes to creating electronic circuits on a piece of perfboard, you will always need a decent soldering iron. Now i’ve been using my Ersa i-con Pico soldering station for two years now and it still works perfectly fine. But there’s another popular soldering iron/station manufacturer called JBC which supposedly sells the best of […]

Make your own Li-Ion Battery Pack

I recently got myself two spools with five meters of white LED strip that I want to utilize in a future portable lighting project, so once again It was time to choose a suitable battery type. Due to the superior gravimetric and volumetric energy density I wanted to either use Lithium Polymer or Lithium Ion. […]

How to Solder properly || Through-hole (THT) & Surface-mount (SMD)

Launchpad || DIY or Buy || Keyboard Matrix & MIDI Tutorial

A while ago, I ordered myself This so-called Launchpad Which, in my opinion, not only features a rather decent build quality, for only 70 euro but also offers a total of 64 square push-buttons And 16 round push-buttons By connecting it to a computer through it’s micro-USB port, the push-buttons can, for one, light up […]

EBike Battery Pack || DIY or Buy || Electric Bike Conversion (Part 2)

in the last episode of this video series I showed you how to create your own sensored ESC in order to power an electric bike wheel with low voltages but since the achieved rotation speed was too slow and not many people want to create their own ESC for an E-bike conversion let’s rather switch […]

Battery Spot Welder (CD Welder) || DIY or Buy

In a previous project video I showed you how to create a battery pack out of 18650 lithium ion batteries. Back, then I utilized a rather riskier and not recommended methods of connecting the battery cells together. By soldering the nickel strips directly to them. This can be dangerous because you heat up the battery […]