Category Archives: Soldering

Jonah makes: Evil Mad Scientist Flickery Flame Soldering Kit

Evil Mad Scientist / Flickery Flame Soldering Kit  $6.50 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Let give a big welcome to our new guest on this website, Jonah! (Insert crowd noise here). Just like Marwa I also know...
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Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW, PLEASE CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO START AND SCROLL Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit – $11.15 Velleman Store I have made many Vu meters before this one however i have never made an enclosed vu meter. I have a connection with...
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Velleman Covered Crawling Microbug

FULL DISCLOSURE : There was no gift for consideration or not in consideration of a review for this article.  I purchased this product when shopping with my parents, for myself. In the past, I have received gifts not in consideration of a blog...
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A Soldering Iron Guide for Kids

FULL DISCLOSURE : The “Digitally Controlled Soldering Iron (VTSSC40NU)” below was received as a gift from The Velleman Store. No special consideration from this article was given to this device as a result of this gift. This is a slide...
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Maker Faire 2016

Recently I attended this year’s  2016 Maker Faire here in New York City, and it was really cool. It was also really big. I expected maybe a row of tents with big companies like radio shack, Vellman, Pi, Evil Mad Scientist, and others., and...
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Review of Velleman MK193: 3D LED Cube 3x3x3

 Velleman Store / Velleman MK193: 3D LED Cube 3x3x3   The LED cube was a fun project and I really enjoyed it, it’s main component boards had two solder contact points for every contact, so if you mess up on one side, you can fix it on the...
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Velleman Crawling Microbug (1.0)

This is a slide show. Click the pictures below to go on to the next picture. The microbug was a good challenge for a third project. I have done this a few times now, because there is always one flaw or another. Either one motor was too weak and it...
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SolarBotics MouseBot Rewiew

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW : click the photo bellow to get started In the end the whisker sensors didn’t work, i don’t know why. The solder contacts were strong and didn’t come off even wham we de-soldered and re-soldered we even used the...
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Velleman Digital Voice Recorder

TO START THIS SLIDE SHOW : CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW The velman voice recorder was very fun to play with and it was very satisfying to here my own voice. My only two complaints are that the Vellman voice recorder had weak solder contacts and broke two...
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