A further clarification to the previous video on the Hakko FX-888D vs the JBC direct heat CD-2B soldering station. And the differences between applied power, tip design, sensor design, control loop design, and power delivery to a ground plane.
Power measurements and DaveCAD explanations.
from EEVblog https://www.eevblog.com/2018/03/19/eevblog-1065-soldering-iron-power-delivery-explained/
At The Vision Show 2018, Xyntek will showcase its vial inspection system—a vision system complete with integrated material handling, reject mechanism, and 360Â° of machine vision cameras that provide a way to inspect objects such as vials, tubes, and bottles for various defects.
from Factory Automation https://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2018/03/vial-inspection-system-from-xyntek-to-be-demonstrated-at-the-vision-show-2018.html
At The Vision Show 2018, The Imaging Source will have its “37 series” of USB 3.1 (Gen 1) cameras on display.
from Factory Automation https://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2018/03/usb-3-1-cameras-from-the-imaging-source-to-be-showcased-at-the-vision-show-2018.html
At The Vision Show 2018, NET USA will showcase its latest smart cameras and custom vision solutions, including the freely-configurable CORSIGHT smart cameras (pictured), which feature an Intel Quad Core processor and programmable FPGA.
from Factory Automation https://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2018/03/smart-cameras-and-custom-vision-solutions-from-net-usa-to-be-highlighted-at-the-vision-show-2018.html
At The Vision Show 2018, Omron Microscan will showcase a range of its latest machine vision and factory automation solutions, including its line of MicroHAWK smart cameras and barcode readers.
from Factory Automation https://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2018/03/machine-vision-and-factory-automation-products-from-omron-microscan-to-be-shown-at-the-vision-show-2018.html
What are the differences between the “old” style soldering iron tips like used on the low cost Hakko and Weller et.al low cost irons, and the more expensive integrated tip type?
An apples to oranges comparison of the Hakko FX-888D and the JBC CD-2B stations.
Bonus footage under the FLIR thermal camera.
from EEVblog https://www.eevblog.com/2018/03/15/eevblog-1064-soldering-irons-old-vs-new/
A video from the archives.
David Hillman from Rockwell Collins giving a talk on Tin Whiskers and the dangers of shorted contacts on PCB’s and other electronic circuits caused by using lead free solder.
from EEVblog https://www.eevblog.com/2018/03/15/tin-whiskers-101/