DIY SMT component addition and removal . . . .

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DIY SMT component addition and removal . . . .

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Further to my current Fusion 6HD Repair project

I found these two videos that go some way to demystifying the procedures . . .

In my case, the REMOVAL of a damaged CF socket - and the attaching of a NEW one, in it's place . . .

After viewing these (especially the SECOND one - I am tempted to TRY . . . . :o









That ChipQuik solder looks amazing . . .

Sure, I'll need to buy another iron as I don't have anything fine enough for SMT . . . . and some ChipQuik, but

The CF Socket looks to be a lot less hassle than the Quad-pack shown . . . ?

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That stuff looks amazing!
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Post by Jokeyman123 »

Desoldering-with a steady hand probably is do-able-and unlike the quad pack-if you overheat a bit-won't damage any critical component. I've done smaller in-line desoldering/soldering. I'd try it, just watch for solder bridges between connections. Can't do much damage unless you hit something else with too much heat.
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