Category: Shop Talk

Shop Talk – Should You Buy a USB Microscope?

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be looking at a USB Microscope as part of Shop Talk as you are Maker with a 3D Printer, CNC or Laser and do you need a USB Microsoft as one of your tools? While I decided YES and here is why you might too!

Plugable USB 2.0 Digital Microscope with Flexible Arm Observation Stand :
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Shop Talk – Digital Calipers and SR44 vs LR44 Batteries!

 

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be kicking of the “Shop Talk” playlist where we talk about shop problem and provide tips! In this first one we will cover the difference between the SR44 vs LR44 and the issue with use in digital calipers.

SR44 Batteries 1.55V silver oxide 357 SR44 SR44SW 10 pack
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SE 784EC Digital Caliper in both SAE & Metric
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Vinnic watch battery 1.5V silver oxide 357 SR44 SR44SW 10 pack

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Benchtop Electronics – Power Supply with 3D Printed parts

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be we will be updating a Radio Shack 12 volt power supply with a variable voltage power buck, banana jacks and several 3D printed to bring old gem into modern times. As the power buck also has digital readouts for both volts and amps making this a handy design to set and calibrate laser diode drivers. Also for under 20 bucks of additional parts this was a real budget saver too!

Dual 2-way Banana Plug Jack:
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Banana Jack Mount on Thingiverse:
www.thingiverse.com/thing:1206315

Power Buck (5v-30v):
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Power Buck Regulator Housing on Thingiverse:
www.thingiverse.com/thing:1201992



eBay Power Regulator Box

In the lab we have developed a small holder or box for our nifty eBay power meter / controller (see below).



Unboxing the 2in1 SMD Soldering Rework Station Hot Air & Iron 852D

As in this episode we will be unboxing the 2in1 SMD Soldering Rework Station Hot Air & Iron 852D. As we decided to add this the bench especially for attached heat gun because while designed for surface mount re-flow, it great for heat shrink tubing. So check it out and the link is below should you want one of your own!