Electronics workshop

Discover the large inventory of tools and equipment in the Electronics workshop.

What we have

Among the many tools in this workshop, you’ll find microscopes, soldering and desoldering stations, a PCB oven and a PCB board pre-preheater. An electronics engineer is also available to assist with your projects. Three workstations are available for general purpose and surface mount technology (SMT) assembly work.

The Electronics workshop also features:

  • A components store
  • Fully equipped ESD mats
  • Hot air, ability to do board pre-heating
  • SMT oven
  • Desoldering station

LPKF ProtoMat S42

Our workshop houses a LPKF ProtoMat S42 board router which is used for the manufacture of printed circuit boards.


  • Working area (X/Y) – 229mm x 305mm
  • Resolution – 7.5 µm
  • Milling motor speed (rpm) – 42,000
  • Tool change – Manual
  • Tool collet – 1/8” (3.175 mm)
  • Drilling speed (holes per minute) – 90
  • X/Y positioning system 2-phase stepper motors
  • Z-Drive Solenoid
  • Dimensions (W/H/D) 580 x 480 x 620 mm

Location and hours

Electronics Workshop
Ground Floor
Auckland Bioengineering House
(Access via ABI Workshop)
70 Symonds St

Workshop hours: Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm


Stephen Olding
Technical Services Manager
Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Email: s.olding@auckland.ac.nz