Replicas - was Re: *** Ideas needed for developing interactive

From: Ed Kelleher <>
Date: Mon Sep 13 11:13:40 2004

At 11:52 AM 9/13/2004, you wrote:
> Peter> Ignoring memory, I'm pretty sure could get 1000 transistors +
> Peter> support parts/diodes on a 12x12" card. Doing the component
> Peter> placement would be a pain however.
>Why? A good light, magnifying glass or small stereo microscope, fine
>tip soldering iron, fine solder, and flux -- plus patience. No sweat.

Placement is still a pain, but the soldering part might have been relieved

Since it's getting tougher and tougher to find through hole components,
next PCB design I do, I'm planning on doing as much SMT as I can.

I'm going to investigate the toaster oven solder method also:

Received on Mon Sep 13 2004 - 11:13:40 BST

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