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by ilike56k
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Proper Soldering Iron Tip to Solder the Pi to PCB
Replies: 9
Views: 3980

Re: Proper Soldering Iron Tip to Solder the Pi to PCB

Thanks, Helder! I'll have to get that tip.

The Tip I used (Which was a T18-BL) works, but has such a fine point that it isn't able to make very fast heat transfer at the very tippy-tip (at the PCB pads themselves).
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by ilike56k
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Minty Pi removable SD card?
Replies: 8
Views: 2665

Re: Minty Pi removable SD card?

I've been looking into this, too, and have found some useful parts on amazon, which could be soldered pin-by-pin: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0191EEW04 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CF569VQ Other boards like this one don't seem to have the correct pins: http://a.co/5RFdqLu (If you know...
by ilike56k
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: JST jack removal
Replies: 8
Views: 2542

Re: JST jack removal

Man, flush cutters are great for all kinds of things. Once I got a pair, I was like "WHERE HAS THIS TOOL BEEN ALL MY LIFE!?" I recommend you get some, and while your at it, get a good brand like this one: https://www.amazon.com/Xcelite-170M-General-Shearcutter-Diagonal/dp/B0002BBZIS/ref=sr_1_1?s=hi&...
by ilike56k
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Could this be the ancestor of the mintyPi
Replies: 2
Views: 1525

Re: Could this be the ancestor of the mintyPi

Cool! It'd be fun to make one JUST for the fun of showing off the mintyPI, and then whip out that tiny thing, and say "And here's the mini version". blow people's minds.
by ilike56k
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Tutorial: headphone jack on the MintyPI
Replies: 10
Views: 3955

Re: Tutorial: headphone jack on the MintyPI

Nice, this will make some people happy I'm sure. Please at least link to the site and give credit in the thingiverse description, though. Eye, eye, cap'n... I've made changes to the thingiverse description (update: AND the youtube description). If you catch any other ways I've missed due credit, pl...
by ilike56k
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: mintyPi Case
Replies: 9
Views: 3601

Re: mintyPi Case

thanks! I love those little pelican cases!
by ilike56k
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Tutorial: headphone jack on the MintyPI
Replies: 10
Views: 3955

Tutorial: headphone jack on the MintyPI

H31SiXbhG88 SOMETHING I FORGOT IN THE VIDEO: You will have to shorten the legs on the crystal, to make it fit in the shown vertical orientation. Get my edited 3d Print files here: http://thingiverse.com/thing:2519342 Wermy's original 3d Print files here: http://sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=33&...
by ilike56k
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Audio Switch like GBZ
Replies: 7
Views: 1959

Re: Audio Switch like GBZ

I've been thinking about this all week, while waiting for parts. Here's what I plan on doing: I've ordered the tiniest switching headphone jack I could find on digikey: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/cui-inc/SJ1-3515-SMT-TR/CP1-3515SJCT-ND/659935 These are cheap so I grabbed a couple in c...