Re: [uCsimm] Soldering, was: RTL Port, actually RTAI.

From: Erwin Authried (
Date: Wed Jan 19 2000 - 06:22:23 EST

Alexander Langer[] wrote:
> Hi,
> [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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