KD2UJ.com

Ham Radio, Rooster Net, Telegraphy, Genealogy, Boating

Blinky Grid SMT by Wayne and Layne

This is a small kit used to get some practice in soldering surface mount technology (SMT). It has 60 surface mount devices (SMDs): 2 resistors, a capacitor, a 14-pin IC, and 56 LEDs. There are also a few through-hole components. Here's the way it's supposed to look when finished:

Blinky Grid SMT Completed


And here is a short video of the one I built. If you can't read the display, it goes like this:
K D 2 U J (individually)
KD2UJ (scrolling)
B O B (individually)
BOB (scrolling)
ROOSTER 906 (scrolling)

blinky.wmv