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Human Pick and Place

Painstakingly slow, manually placing 168 LEDs, one by one.  Then aligning all of them with each other before adjusting their position on the pads and pressing them down into the solder paste.  Something that could take a pick and place machine seconds, or maybe a minute, is taking me way too long …

Here’s a video of me putting down 84 capacitors and 84 ICs: