X-ray board restoration and Altair 8800/Macintosh X-ray Was: Apple IIe X-Ray
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Fri Dec 29 19:58:32 CST 2006
In article <18.104.22.168.0.20061229144920.01517160 at pop.1and1.com>,
Grant Stockly <grant at stockly.com> writes:
> >Well, if the board is just double sided (i.e. all tracks visible, except
> >where they pass under components), you can generally trace tracks by eye
> >and confirm with an ohmmeter. And if there are internal tracks, I think
> >tracing those from an X-ray image wouldn't be exactly trivial.
> Before you read the text below, am willing to help anyone out who has
> equipment they want to reproduce (as far as getting the x-ray goes)...but
> its not a fast and easy method.
The x-rays are cool, but I think if I was intending to reverse
engineer the board, I'd remove all the components from the board
first, although I think that probably also falls into the "have a 2nd
board you don't care about" category...
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