Need Docs for XT RAM Board...
Gordon JC Pearce
gordon at gjcp.net
Wed Nov 15 02:22:02 CST 2006
Tony Duell wrote:
> In any case, you should be more worried about damaging the PCB (for
> example the through-hole plating) than the chips. 64K DRAMs are not hard
> to get, after all. In fact, if I wasn't sure of my abilities to desolder
> the ICs, I'd cut the pins off them and then desolder them one at time
> from the PCB.
Been there, done that, repaired the resulting mess with blue wire. Not
A really hot temperature-controlled iron is the way to go. Either that
or as you say, snip the chip and pick the pins out one at a time.
I'm dreading removing the 30-pin thick film module that's wedged tightly
between other thick-film modules in one of my synthesizers.
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