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Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:08 pm
by exxos
This current Falcon I am fixing as a Motorola RTC. I have not actually seen one of these before.. And a little more annoying to the solder than the Dallas ones.
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This one I cut around the edges near the bottom to take off the plastic..

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you can just about see the oscillator still on the left...

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all the pins were cut as normal...

Then next job is branching onto the normal desoldering which I already videoed..


As a side note, chip does seem to have a plastic cover of course, and it just seems to be hot snotted into place. It could be possible to remove the top cover as a whole without breaking it.. But I did not want to risk it and did not want to end up trying to leaver the top off and risk damaging the motherboard.

Re: Falcon MC RTC CHIP

Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:21 pm
by T'PAU
It actually is possible to remove the cover as a whole.
At least if you desolder the chip before and put a screwdriver from the bottom between the cover and the chip. ;)
(more 20MP hires-pics in my Flickr-album)