Alexander Langer[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> [soldering SMD chips]
> > > A friend of mine has a rather novel approch to these
> > > parts, first he solders them to the board (without regard to solder bridges), then
> > > he uses solder wick to pick up the exess and removes any bridges!
> > This is the best way if you don't have a hot air tool. It works just fine
> > with parts of _any_ pitch (including the TQFP100 parts used on the uCsimm).
There is a really interesting article with tips on SMD repair at
It is called "Safe and Sane SMD Repair", but applies to soldering
of SMD parts too.
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