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Re: PLCC SOCKETS ARE EVIL

Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:59 pm
by exxos
I got the 3M sockets....


This image is with the chip place on top of the socket (not fully inserted)
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This image is with the chip inserted....
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And this is trying to get a close-up shot....
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It is difficult to get the pins and the plastic parts in focus at the same time...

The angle of everything makes it look worse than it actually is... Basically the plastic spacers go in between the PLCC pins are small enough to bend the pins, and they all look perfectly aligned... In actual fact, the plastic spaces do not even seem long enough to even be a problem..


Other sides of the socket also seems good on the actual electrical contacts... All the contacts look pressed together perfectly, which is of course how they are supposed to be... Some of the other sockets there was a clear visible gap is why I have had so much trouble with them.

I have only just started using the socket, but so far it seems to be best fitting socket I have seen so far..

Re: PLCC SOCKETS ARE EVIL

Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:56 am
by Maeke
I'm half expecting someone to make a printable compatible atari plcc68 socket at this rate. :threadjacked: