40374Re: [softrock40] Si570 desoldering tips
- Feb 1, 2010Hot Air as previously suggested is IMHO the easiest way, I normally shield the nearby components with tin-foil. It can prevent damage to the nearby components.73's Rob K2RJJIn a message dated 2/1/2010 8:43:42 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, brainerd@... writes:
> I just received a shipment notification for the 2 Si570 samples I ordered 2 weeks ago. They should be here Wednesday. The Si570 that is in my RXTX won't let me tune over 10Mhz. What's the best method for removing the damaged chip without damaging the board?
> Barry - KE4JUC
Hot air. Just be careful not to overheat nearby components.
Dave - WB6DHW
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