20231113 Re-Flow Soldering on the Razor Crest PCB

20231113 Re-Flow Soldering on the Razor Crest PCB

Finally, with some luck on my side, I am left alone for the afternoon. This also means I have access to the important large table. You see, I have not done anything to reduce the size of the solder paste stencil but rather, left it as it is. THE SOLDER PASTE When you hand solder […]

20230924 Razor Crest Engine Stencils

20230924 Razor Crest Engine Stencils

This came about more than a month ago from JLCPCB but I was too busy to open it. Not only that, looking for a working space big enough was also another issue. To be honest, I forgot about the huge size of the solder paste stencil, which measures close to an A3 sheet give to […]

20230822 The Razor Crest Front PCB

20230822 The Razor Crest Front PCB

BEFORE I GO ON… And so, finally, the PCB arrived today. This is the final PCB for the Razor Crest and I can really start to test the whole system. I mean, I had it all planned and yes, I did skip the prototyping board stage since the circuit looked simple (at least I though […]

20230716 Razor Crest Main Board v04B part 2

20230716 Razor Crest Main Board v04B part 2

Today, being Sunday and all, I had the chance to solder the version 4B PCB which came from JLCPCB a few days ago. This time, it has a black finishing, which was the original design spec. This is so that excess lights from the 4 warm white LEDs will not be unintentionally reflected nor make […]

20230713 Razor Crest Main Board v04B part 1

20230713 Razor Crest Main Board v04B part 1

I wanted to call it Version 5 but then, the text was v04B. This board has just a few minor modifications and function-wise, it is the same. Still, I went ahead with this version. THE CHANGES First of all, the board was manufactured in Black, which was the original colour. It came in default green […]