Our friends at Adafruit started releasing their yearly Holiday Gift Guides this week, and the Blinky Grid SMT was featured in their Adafruit Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Blinky:
Blinky Grid Red SMT from Wayne and Layne: This is the surface-mount version of their Blinky Grid kit, and is a great way to learn and practice surface-mount soldering. While W&L won’t say that everyone can successfully solder surface-mount, you do not need extreme dexterity or super eagle vision. They have built a bunch of these with people who have never soldered surface mount before, between seven and fifty or so years of age – and everyone has been successful!
Read more: Adafruit Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Blinky