group buy for homebrew CPUs?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Aug 12 12:04:11 CDT 2006
Jim Davis wrote:
> Close up SMD work when your pushing 40 or 50 is tricky. I can easely handle
> the finest pitch when I'm looking through a binoc microscope. It's quite
> amusing to see a 30 gauge blue wire and solder the size of a truck while
> trying to mod a board. Without optical assistance, I might as well be
> to neuter a fly with a butcher knife.
Oh, definitely. For working with surface-mount components,
magnification is as much a requirement as a soldering iron.
Cape Coral, FL
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