DIY Cellphone

Soldering the Electronics

Circuit Board (1/4/2013)Circuit Board (1/4/2013)
Images of the assembled circuit boards (LCD variant). Click to enlarge.

DIY Cellphone (LED matrix variant)DIY Cellphone (LED matrix variant)
Images of the assembled circuit boards (LED matrix variant). Click to enlarge.

While the cellphone uses many small, surface-mount components, it’s possible to solder it together by hand with a good soldering iron (see my recommended tools) and some practice. Most of the components are straightforward to solder (apart from their small size), with a few exceptions:

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