Tom Walsh wrote:
> Ben Greear wrote:
>> Please excuse the off-topicness...
>> We're having trouble getting our prototype board soldered together,
>> mainly because of an ELAN CPU from AMD (it's a BGA with something
>> 380 balls on it.)
Barco electronics Belgium :) They are specialists in alle BGA soldering
Or look to the pictures for the crusoe processor on the transmeta site.
There you can find a BGA socket, so you can do the development yet
>> Does anyone know of some place we can pay to get them to solder just
>> that one chip on the board (and maybe the whole board after we get
>> the prototype working..?) Aside from that, any tricks or hints that
>> give us a chance of doing it ourselves?
>> Thanks a heap,
>> Ben Greear (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>> Author of ScryMUD: scry.wanfear.com 4444 (Released under
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> Just a thought, I would also like to hear some input on this topic as
> well! I view the BGA as the greatest threat to small / mid size
> companies being able to innovate new designs that has been thought of
> in years. Talk about "raising the bar" to entering the arena, this is
> definately it!
> Tom Walsh - WN3L - Embedded Systems Consultant - tom over_at mytoys(.)com
> 'www.mytoys.com', 'www.openhardware.net', 'www.cyberiansoftware.com'
> "Windows? No thanks, I have work to do..."
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