Re: [uCsimm] Question on soldering BGA's (ELAN)

From: Pelgrims (pel@narafi.wenk.be)
Date: Thu Feb 24 2000 - 02:14:33 EST


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
>> like
>> 380 balls on it.)
>
Barco electronics Belgium :) They are specialists in alle BGA soldering
techniques.

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
>> may
>> give us a chance of doing it ourselves?
>>
>> Thanks a heap,
>> Ben
>>
>> --
>> Ben Greear (greearb@candelatech.com)
>> http://scry.wanfear.com/~greear
>> Author of ScryMUD: scry.wanfear.com 4444 (Released under
>> GPL)
>> http://scry.wanfear.com
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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!
>
> TomW
>
>
>
> --
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