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(→‎Chip removal tools: Push pins with cut off needles, attached to ROM chips with super glue.)
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There are different tools for DIP and PLCC chips (see photos). You can find them in most electronics stores, usually. Both types cost roughly 5-10 Euros.
There are different tools for DIP and PLCC chips (see photos). You can find them in most electronics stores, usually. Both types cost roughly 5-10 Euros.


Another very nifty idea is to [http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-April/019809.html clip off the needle point of normal office push pins], and then attaching them to (PLCC) ROM chips with super glue. That makes it pretty easy to insert and remove them without extra tools.
Another very nifty idea is [http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-April/019809.html clipping off the needle point of normal office push pins], and then attaching them to (PLCC) ROM chips with super glue. That makes it pretty easy to insert and remove the ROM chips without extra tools.


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