KiCad has been updated to 4.0.x branch and it is strongly recommended to use it for all your new projects, instead of the good old BZR 4022 from 2013.
But sometimes, when you want to open an old design without too much trouble, it’s more convenient to just install the old version.
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LEDs are polarized components. Backward, they just don’t light on.
How to recognize the polarity of a LED?
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Hand soldering Surface Mount Devices (SMD) scares a lot of builders, but it is easier than what it looks like. Even sometimes, it’s easier than soldering classic Through Hole Components. Really!
Updated on March 24th, 2021
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