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

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Tue Sep 11 11:47:53 CEST 2007

I use Chemtronics Chem-Wik Desoldering Braid. It seems to work really  
well. It sucks up all the solder so the pads are left pretty much  

Thanks - Joe

Quoting Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>:

> 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.
> //Peter
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