reflow oven for BLF drivers

First sort of Crowdfunding I try here, to start with latest Gear that I bought making my drivers and other PCBs better

Full modding of the stock oven here:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66551 


After using a hotplate in addition to a hot air gun for quite some time I wanted to upgrade to more professional gear
Problem is real professional small reflow ovens cost 2,000€ and up

Chinesse start at about 170€ but come with a lot of issues

I have chosen the T962 Series Model A that is a bit bigger than the 962 for 280€ shipped in EU

But a lot things needed to be changed

1. mains earth is a mess on this thing

2. Replace the “stinky” tape

3. remove hot melt glue on front window

4. 13.5dBA 40mm case fan

5. Cold junction Mod and new firmware

6. hot air circulation fan

7. hot air fan switch and manual override of cooling fan and IR tubes

8. unhappy with heating up, not enough power, hot air circulatuion unusable

9. 150mm fan

10. installing new heating tubes, I have chosen replaceable with holders, so if one blows its easy to replace
and my manual switched ground

So in the end quite some time and money invested
 

Donations


  • Kevin Louwrens 
    • €5 
    • 3 mos
  • Mark Montgomery 
    • €500 
    • 3 mos
  • Danny Osborn 
    • €5 
    • 4 mos

Organizer 


Stefan Vendel 
Organizer
Halle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
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