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Circuit Board Pendant: Confetti Resistors
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Published: July 13, 2014
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Last batch before Comic-Con, woo! All six pendants made it through the resin casting, so word to the wise: the generic resin from Michaels is crap, EasyCast brand is the way to go.

This one is a leftover piece from an old modem, and was just a little too small for the setting, so I cut it down even further to make room for some resistors. I've found that even terrible circuit boards (the one I got out of an old tape player for instance, really uninteresting patterns) will have some resistors sticking off them that are useful later.
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1440x1356px 1.26 MB
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10/400 second
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5 mm
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Jul 13, 2014, 2:05:43 AM
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captainslack's avatar
How to you remove the resistors from the circuit board?  Clippers?  If you want, I can teach you how to desolder them with an iron when you come for a visit.
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Llyzabeth|Professional Interface Designer
That'd be awesome, I've seen people use them for jewelry elements but they've still got the long wires attached, and of course when I clip them off I don't have enough wire left to do anything with it.
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If you're wanting to use them with the wires, you're better off buying them new.  Resistors are dirt cheap.  You can by a pack of five for around a dollar or two. 
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Llyzabeth|Professional Interface Designer
True, but then I lose the fun of rescuing the resistors from an electronics-recycling grave :)
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