A good real terminal
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Apr 17 16:33:14 CDT 2008
> That is an excellent technique, and I don't recall having real problems
> lifting the pin from the Vcc or GND holes (signal pins are easy) - I
> recall having problems getting the power through-holes clean enough to
> install a socket.
> I think I had to resort to heating one side of the board and sucking the
> solder from the other side - much easier with the board in a vise.
Isn't that how you're supposed to do it? It's certainly how I clean out
PCB holes if I need to add extra chips to a wave-soldered board (the most
recent example being upgrading my 512K HP Integral memory PCB to 1M).
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