OT: Removing Electrolytic cap residue

lee davison leeedavison at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 5 13:38:40 CDT 2005


> I've removed a few ISA and PCI slots using a hot-air gun.
> My success rate for ISA was quite good but PCI was less good:

I've found using the wide flat nozzle helps, it's easier to
heat the length of the connector evenly.

> I was doing this "just because I could" (I was scrounging 
> other bits at the time) so I don't know whether the 
> salvaged ISA or PCI slots would have worked again.

Likewise, I do know the ISA slots will work again though as
I use them for things like this ..

 http://www.themotionstore.com/leeedavison/6502/vic20/isa/index.html

Cheers,

Lee.






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