Soma electronics build party a resounding success!

This past weekend, some FLG geek heroes got together and built up a whole slew of new driver boards for Soma’s LEDs. By all accounts it was a fabulous and productive day.  We made nearly 30 new boards, and repaired/salvaged over a dozen others. Laura K and Carolyn organized a strong crew of fabricators, and Lorah G caught all the magic with her camera.


Carolyn peers through the magnifier while reworking a board


Laura K & Sarah T hard at work


Rick tests the temperature as this board cooks its solder on the hot plate


here’s Tad, being excited about electrons


stenciling the solder paste onto a new board… sticky process!

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We’ll be having another workday soon to finish mounting all the boards in their brackets and waterproofing them. Then we’ll head down to the sculpture and replace our faltering bulbs’ innards.

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