256k x 4 Re: finding old RAM

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Mon Mar 29 10:49:26 2004

> There is an oil called Fusing Oil specifically designed for fusing
> circuit boards (heating the tin-lead plating to a point where it alloys
> to solder) that could be used.

I think I have a bottl of that stuff, but I never tried it.

> Another route is to use a heat gun on the
> back side and use the "slam-bang" method of removing the chips.

Oh yes, I have done this as well.

Whatever method is used, it is very wise to preheat the chips before they
are pulled. Not so fast, but not so light either - the idea is to reduce
the thermal shock when the poor things are exposed to the real heat.

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Mar 29 2004 - 10:49:26 BST

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