General discussions or ideas about hardware.
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PhilC wrote: ↑
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:36 pm
In reality it would have saved me about an hour but theres always the risk of damage when you remove and replace components as you know.
Indeed, and one of the reasons why I bought a desolder gun, it's so much friendlier and quicker.
Of all the desoldering I've done since I got it, I haven't damaged a single trace or via.
It should be a boon for component recovery, I need to try it with some RAM too.
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2
Plus the rest..
Amiga stuff, Mac stuff, Sinclair stuff etc...