Solder a LED Heart


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Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

In this online session the instructor will walk you through using a soldering iron and building the light up heart. This is ideal for a beginner who wants to learn to solder electronics and get some practice. The instructor will introduce the components of the kit.


Requirements and options:

Heart Kit:

  • $5 - Pickup at MakeHaven
  • $10 - Get it mailed to you from MakeHaven (must order by Wednesday, 5/13 )

Finished product (it has a "beating" animation of fading LEDs, click to see example)


Soldering Iron, Solder and other soldering necessities. 

  • Buy a beginner one online (be sure to leave time for it to arrive--suggest ordering no later than Sunday 5/17 with Prime)
  • Buy beginner kit and pick up at MakeHaven  (select when buying ticket, 5 available, $35 includes Heart kit)
  • Use your own



Nice to have:

  • multi-meter
    • Buy a beginner meter online (be sure to leave time for it to arrive)
    • Buy a beginner meter to pick up at MakeHaven (select when buying ticket, 5 available)
    • Use your own



When capacity of event is full you may join the Waiting List. For online events a link to join the session will be automatically emailed after registration.