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2/12/2001 6:04 AM
vince
soldering small parts
can you fry resistors and capacitors like you can fry a transistor from too much heat? thanks
 
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2/12/2001 6:25 AM
Steve A.

vince:  
 
 
 
can you fry resistors and capacitors like you can fry a transistor from too much heat?  
 
 
 
    Definitely! I have many one-legged caps and resistors that I really ought to throw away because they are worthless. Too much heat can weaken the internal connections and cause a resistor to drift in value. But I don't think that they are as sensitive as transistors and ic's.  
 
 
 
Steve Ahola
 
2/12/2001 4:41 PM
vince
thanks steve
 

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