Reseating chips

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Thu Aug 22 12:17:00 2002

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Bob Lafleur wrote:
> How many of you remember the problem of chips coming unseated in older
> computers (like the PET) and having to push all the chips down as the
> equipment ages?

also Apple ][

> Does anyone know any tricks to keep this problem from occuring? I fear
> I'm going to have to do this a lot now, especially with the vibrations
> of playing the keys.

Best solution? unsolder all of the crummy sockets, and replace them with
Augat gold plated michined sockets. Kinda a lot of work.
Received on Thu Aug 22 2002 - 12:17:00 BST

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