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Surface Mount Soldering Equipment


 
6/10/2003 5:47 PM
Rob Mercure
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Surface Mount Soldering Equipment
Folks,  
 
Yeccchhh, phooey - OK, let's spit it out. Godda work on a Mackie mixer so it looks like we've got to bite the bullet and buy the set up to work on surface mount soldered equipment. Now I've done a tad using regular tools but I'm not equipped to remove parts in a vertible jungle of other SM (yeah, more like S&M!) components.  
 
So, what do the other working technicians out there use and what would you recommend? I'm looking for specific brands and models in current production. I suspect we might have to drop close to a grand or so and the $$$ better be well spent or it might come out of my hide :) .  
 
Thanks for all the input as usual.  
 
Rob
 
6/12/2003 10:48 AM
Jakob E.
Rob,  
 
Check this out:  
 
http://www.diyaudio.com/wiki/index.php?page=SurfaceMountDeviceRework  
 
Jakob E.
 
 
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6/12/2003 4:01 PM
Rob Mercure
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Hey Jakob,  
 
Thanks, lotsa good info - really liked the homemade hot air iron.  
 
Rob
 
6/14/2003 2:04 AM
Don Symes
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I'd shop eBay for a Metcal Talon heated tweezer thing.
 
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