[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Sep 11 00:20:06 CEST 2007

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 12:03:37PM +0530, jtd wrote:
> > I think lifting a corner pin should be doable for pretty much
> > anyone with a little soldering experience but if you can find a 0
> > ohm that's great! :)
> A nice method of desoldering soic pins is to use a 26 swg enamelled
> copper wire. Pass the wire under the ic and between the pin. Tug
> the wire so that it slides under the pin while heating the pin.

Nice trick!

Another similarly good tool is a plain sewing needle which can be
used as a lever to bend the pin slightly while melting the solder
with the soldering iron.


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