Go Down

Topic: Is the magic smoke toxic? (and other questions) (Read 5931 times) previous topic - next topic


So, not a total loss

By no means. You have lucked out. The board can still function as a USB only board. You can use it to be a ICP programmer for burning bootloaders onto other chips, etc. I wish I had such luck when some of my projects caught fire.  :D


The nastiest smoke is probably burnt-out LEDs

No the nastiest smoke and smell in electronics is a burning selenium rectifier. Fortunately you don't get them nowadays. I remember being told I would remember that smell all my life. I don't know about that but over 40 years later I still remember it vividly.

Go Up

Please enter a valid email to subscribe

Confirm your email address

We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the subscription, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Thank you for subscribing!

via Egeo 16
Torino, 10131