Working with small components - you need a magnifying glass!

What skills do you need to start working on the 9x? Any recommended hardware?
Post Reply
User avatar
Rob Thomson
Site Admin
Posts: 4542
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:34 am
Country: United Kingdom
Location: Albury, Guildford
Contact:

Working with small components - you need a magnifying glass!

Post by Rob Thomson » Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:20 pm

When working on the 9x, a good magnifying glass is a huge bonus.

I recently purchased on of these:

http://www.maplin.co.uk/22w-fluorescent ... lamp-47980

Actually got mine cheaper on ebay - but it is the same product.

These are superb and well worth it if you are looking working on your 9x or other general electronic jobs.
photo.JPG
photo2.JPG
Slope Soaring, FPV, and pretty much anything 'high tech'
...........if you think it should be in the wiki.. ask me for wiki access, then go add it!


RCPlaneHobby.com
Posts: 49
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:59 pm
Country: -

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by RCPlaneHobby.com » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:32 am

I bought these for $12us at a local shop that magnify from 2x to 10x and love em.
Attachments
goggles.JPG

Oshb5ems
Posts: 43
Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:46 am
Country: -

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by Oshb5ems » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:24 pm

Hi

As well as the head sets I use the small monoculars that slip over glasses I also use the small forceps pliers both straight and angled that are used in a operating theatre.. as well as those air sucker pens (you blow out the air put the rubber against what you need to pick up and let the air back in they are great for smd bits)

Andy

User avatar
erazz
9x Developer
Posts: 682
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:25 pm
Country: -
Location: NJ-USA
Contact:

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by erazz » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:36 pm

If you can get your hands on one of these:

Image

That is 1,000,000 times better. The level of accuracy you can reach is stupendus.
Z

BEWARE - WE ARE IN THE AIR!!!
What goes up... Should be controlled by a 9X!

G550Ted
Posts: 389
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:15 pm
Country: -
Location: Savannah, GA, USA

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by G550Ted » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:59 pm

I use mine to help me read Playboy.:-P

Dang, but you ultimately have to match the vision magnification to the same level of how your hand shakes. Both degrade at about the same rate.:-(

Ted


User avatar
Crashj007
Posts: 133
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:44 pm
Country: -
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Contact:

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by Crashj007 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:17 pm

Ted, Playboy makes your hands shake?
--
FS-TH9X 2.4GHz 9CH from Nitroplanes
Smartieparts board & backlight
Stock Flysky RF and mainboard
er9x FW V 744

User avatar
jhsa
Posts: 18956
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:13 pm
Country: Germany

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by jhsa » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:10 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
My er9x/Ersky9x/eepskye Video Tutorials
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5uJhoD7sAKidZmkhMpYpp_qcuIqJXhb9

Donate to Er9x/Ersky9x:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YHX43JR3J7XGW

G550Ted
Posts: 389
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:15 pm
Country: -
Location: Savannah, GA, USA

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by G550Ted » Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:31 pm

Nnnooottt ttthhhaaattt III nnnoootttiiiccceee.:-P

Ted

User avatar
Crucial
Posts: 581
Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:56 pm
Country: -
Location: SE WI, USA

Re: Working with small components - you need a magnifying gl

Post by Crucial » Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:05 pm

LOL. Now that was funny.


Post Reply

Return to “Soldering, Hardware, Skills”