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Xbox Reworking Party and BGA Chip Soldering

Sector67 recently hosted an Xbox rework and BGA chip soldering class. The ball grid array (BGA) is a “type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits. BGA packages are used to permanently mount devices such as microprocessors.” In Xbox 360s, the infamous “red ring of

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Kit Building/Learn How to Solder Class

We just received a shipment of parts for instructional courses on Kit Building/Learn How to Solder: The available kits we have are Drawdio, Minty Boost, Mini POV, TV-B-Gone and Red/Green LOL. Check here soon to sign up for an upcoming class.

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Pictures! Thanks Andrew

Andrew has been the official S67 photographer capturing a couple of events in the last 2 weeks: BarCamp Pictures Soldering Session Pictures S67 Open House Pictures

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Soldering Irons Arrive!

Today we were greeted by soldering irons and assorted soldering tools from MPJA and Circuit Specialists. Why two companies and a variety of irons? Testing of course! We’re hosting our first ever soldering session with the infamous Mitch Altman, there

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Mitch Altman Microcontroller/Soldering Session August 29th 3pm!

Mitch Altman will be in Madison on August 29th and will be giving one of his famous workshops for Sector67 on the UW Engineering Campus. Mitch has taught thousands of people to solder and make cool things with microcontrollers at

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