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by PaulJ_2.0
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma
Replies: 19
Views: 172

Re: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma

exxos wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:23 am
I burnt my finger twice today on the desoldering station :( I didn't even touch anything metal :roll:
I have lost count the times I have burnt my fingers on boards I've been using hot air on. I never seem to learn...
by PaulJ_2.0
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma
Replies: 19
Views: 172

Re: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma

That's a real nice benefit of the Hakko FX-951. It sleeps for starters so you can leave it on without corroding your tip and it heats up so quickly from cold switch on is never really an issue. Tips are £15 a pop though :O ^This. Although I cant really tell the difference between the original tips ...
by PaulJ_2.0
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Today I received...
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: Today I received...

I really would like to get my hands on one of these.
I know I have stated in the past that the spectrum hasn't aged well and that I have no intention of getting one, but I stupidly did recently and hate it.
I would however really like one of these. All the bad bits have been improved massively.
by PaulJ_2.0
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: TF360
Topic: Chinese 060 Sockets any good?
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Chinese 060 Sockets any good?

Sharp smd tweezers work fine, they are tapered and will naturally miss the pins if you push them in square.
by PaulJ_2.0
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Here's How YOU Can Help Find a Cure for COVID-19!
Replies: 21
Views: 333

Re: Here's How YOU Can Help Find a Cure for COVID-19!

Hmm yeah odd, my CPU's are now maxing out and producing 83k PPD. GPU is on 101k so not so much of a difference now.
by PaulJ_2.0
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Here's How YOU Can Help Find a Cure for COVID-19!
Replies: 21
Views: 333

Re: Here's How YOU Can Help Find a Cure for COVID-19!

GPU's are stupidly good at this my 1660 Super walks all over my 24 thread Xeons.
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by PaulJ_2.0
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: TF536
Topic: TF536 Rev 2 Design Complete (all gone)
Replies: 32
Views: 739

Re: TF536 Rev 2 Design Complete

Please
by PaulJ_2.0
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: TF536
Topic: To Buffer or Not to Buffer (TF536)... That is the question.
Replies: 29
Views: 437

Re: To Buffer or Not to Buffer (TF536)... That is the question.

Nice one, that's a very elegant solution.

Would it be forward of me to reserve one for testing?
by PaulJ_2.0
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: TF536
Topic: 536 woes
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Re: 536 woes

Just to clean this thread up in case people come from google, This issue was solved with the latest firmware.
by PaulJ_2.0
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: IPA madness
Replies: 22
Views: 331

Re: IPA madness

DrF wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:06 pm
We need a prescription here to get it, and then it would cost me more, can't win :lol:
Good lord, charging for childrens prescriptions is woeful.

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