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Technical Notes and Reference Materials

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UV LED PC Board Exposure Build

UV LED PC Board Exposure Build

Design overview of a do-it-yourself design to build a UV exposure system using UV LEDs. This UV LED system can expose your boards in 30 seconds or less. This UV Light Source is capable of exposing photo-resist or for the UV curing of different paints and finishes.

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Creality Ender 3 3D Printer

Creality Ender 3 – 3D Printer

The Creality Ender 3 is a remarkable low-cost 3D printer. An excellent first-time 3D printer and also an attractive option for an additional printer to your collection. See our handy hints so you too can get the most from your Ender 3.

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10mm Color Changing LED Pinout (1200x600)

10mm Color Changing LED

Color Cycling LEDs are a very different type of LED. Each features three separate LEDs connected to a dedicated microcontroller inside of the LED. When powered, the LED will automatically perform a slow fade cycle.

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Candle Flickering LEDs - How To Hookup and Power LEDs Which Imitate A Candle Flicker

Candle Flicker LEDs

Candle Flicker LEDs are a new generation of LEDs which incorporate a tiny microprocessor which, when power is applied, will closely mimic a real candle flame.

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Online Resistor Color Code Calculator

Reading Resistor Color Codes

A resistor is one of the most common building block used in electronics circuits. Resistors are available in several shapes and sizes. This tool decodes information for all color banded resistors.

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