[Arm-netbook] Project status / 3D printing of resin cases?
doark at mail.com
Wed Aug 15 21:15:50 BST 2018
On Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:56:36 +0200
Ricardo Wurmus <rekado at elephly.net> wrote:
> Hi David Niklas,
> > As for my status, (since you did ask why the ML was silent), I'm hand
> > soldering an eDP connector. It is going poorly as the pins are so
> > small that I had to buy a set of 20x mag glasses.
> Have you tried drag soldering? You would coat the pins and pads in
> thick flux paste and drag a small ball of solder with a large chisel tip
> iron across the pins. Any unwanted bridges can be destroyed by heating
> them shortly.
I've heard of that but all the youtube vids I could find were about PCB -
with pre-applied-solder in the pins (and those were the guys who are
soldering in a manner that is non-conducive to their immanent demise...)
If you could direct me I would appreciate it.
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