As announced on Twitter a few days ago, I will unfortunately not be able to keep the planned delivery date of your Pixel Pumps. But there is some very good news I'll get to in a moment. Read the full update.
I'm excited to announce that I will be hosting a live demo on my YouTube channel tomorrow, Wednesday, July 20th at 8 PM UTC (1 PM Pacific Time). I'll be assembling and reflowing a bunch of ESP32 Trinity boards that drive shiny 64x64 LED-matrix panels. This will be a great opportunity to see Pixel Pump in action and to ask any questions you might have. Join us at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vhs7nsB26PY Read the full update.
Using tweezers to place SMD components always felt a little silly to me. (Extracting a part from the tape on which it was shipped, then dumping it onto a table just so you could pick it up again?) So I set out to optimize that workflow. Pixel Pump uses suction and tiny nozzles—just like the automated machines for which SMD tape was designed—to help you pick and place SMD components more quickly and more easily. Read the full update.