The reflow oven went haywire at DIY Drones HQ, and these melted ArduPilot Megas are the result. That's one batch of beta testers who are just going to have to wait a bit longer for their gear :-(

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Comment by mook on January 18, 2010 at 11:03pm
What kindof reflow oven do you guys use? Is it a diy toaster one?

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Comment by Chris Anderson on January 18, 2010 at 11:10pm
Yes, basically a toaster oven with a reflow PID controller attached.
Comment by David Ankers on January 18, 2010 at 11:17pm
Oh Chris, that's not good. My girlfriend cooks in the same style.
Comment by Jack Crossfire on January 18, 2010 at 11:24pm
No honorary Chinese citizenship 4 U.
Comment by Simon Kerr on January 19, 2010 at 12:15am
I think I just threw up a little... :'(

Comment by Mark Colwell on January 19, 2010 at 12:43am
Not quite mil spec
Comment by Michal on January 19, 2010 at 1:49am
This looks like unnecessary cruelty.
Comment by Jonas on January 19, 2010 at 1:57am
You step, you fall, you stand up, you learn ;-)
Comment by Eric on January 19, 2010 at 2:02am
An electronic componant can't stay more 10 seconds at more 250°c ;-)
Comment by Marv2097 on January 19, 2010 at 2:12am
Thats not good Chris, and those blue PCBs looked so nice in your previous post about them. Oh well hope you get your oven sorted...


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