Getting Started With Soldering

A lot of people ask me if they should do the mods I discuss. It is not up to me, it is up to you. How comfortable do you feel soldering to solder pads and SMDs?

I've been soldering through-hole and surface mount parts for 15+ years since I was 8 so I feel very comfortable.

This is the soldering iron I use and the one I recommend to anyone who asks

One thing you can do to get started is to watch the Curious Inventor videos on How and Why to Solder Properly along with their other videos:


I am always willing to answer questions about anything so please ask before you render your synth useless. I'd much rather spend time answering your questions than allow another synth in the world that has been rendered useless. It makes me cry and keeps me up at night. 

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