As the headline says, I’ve started populating the first of the audio-widget boards. I also tested a cheap chinese low melting point solder paste. I did this as the ChipQuick one is on backorder. This is the one I tested:
And I’ll be blunt, it sucks! You’ll see why I think so if you look closely at the following pics:
I hope you can zoom in close enough to see the resistor by IC4 as an example.
I am very happy with the 0.8mm, 2oz Cu board from Oshpark.