Monthly Archives: June 2014

Need an idea? Grab this one #2 SMD 7-segment display

Have you ever asked yourself what the tiniest LED package is? I did. Its called 0402 with dimensions of  400 x 200 microns. They are not only barely visible but also hard to solder. After one trial and error and some video tutorials (1,2,3) I got some enameled wire attached to them. But what`s the […]

nixies

I’m tending towards collecting some anachronistic stuff. That can be a problem, but a nice one. One of these things I am still fascinated are nixie tubes. They are not just a nice way to keep time or indicate stuff…They represent for a kind dedication to technology. Just imagine the effort and costs necessary in […]