IBM 5155 analogue display fault
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Jun 2 17:07:59 CDT 2005
> > But PCB tracks can be easily un-cut -- just solder a piece of wire
> > over the break. Wire-wrap wire (stripped, of course) is ideal for
> > this.
> I am the guy who in the past has had to figure out what the HECK is
> wrong with a board, where somebody 'just tacked a piece of wire along
> the track.' Such forms of modification/repair often _disguise_ a wiring
I have _never_ had a problem doing this (read : I've never had such a
repair fail, even after <n> years). Now a blob of solder across a break
will _not_ hold, you must put the wire there.
I typically put at least 1/2" of wire on each side of the break and
solder it down.
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