- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 4/2010 on page 22
Special tools for measuring SMD components
SMDs are nice and compact, but their small dimensions also have some drawbacks. You can hardly tell different types of passive components apart, and the markings are not especially clear. With special SMD measuring tweezers, you can quickly check what type of component you have and measure its value. We tried out five such devices in our lab.