QL-Quality (Was: ZX-81 Question)

From: Christopher Smith <csmith_at_amdocs.com>
Date: Mon Apr 1 14:19:01 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk [mailto:ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk]

> IIRC, this discussion started when I pointed out that the
> fact that the
> QL was on one PCB didn't make it hard to do repairs -- just
> solder in a
> new chip. The QL is all pin-through-hole DIP chips, the type
> that's the
> easiest to repalce. And yet people still moaned about my comments...

Well, if it makes you feel better, I agree. I certainly would
solder a DIP if it became necessary. I have done similar things
(the power supply connector on my DEC Multia mainboard, which is
about the same spacing), even on new machines, with no problem.

(Yes, the Multia works now)


Christopher Smith, Perl Developer
Amdocs - Champaign, IL

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