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Icky wrote: Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:02 pm
sandord wrote: Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:15 pm Got myself that Weller after all, really glad with it. Heats up from 18 to 370C in 47 seconds. The higher power (50% more) is also very helpful.
Did you get the password protected one :)
BUT the display is really nice, I like watching the temperature go up instead of waiting for the led to stop blinking.
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Aaaaaahhhhh, Atari geeks of a certain age :D

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Forgottenmyname wrote: Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:19 pm Aaaaaahhhhh, Atari geeks of a certain age :D

I havec2 hobbies, electronics and OCD.
Yup :lol: :ugeek:

I'm afraid both are uncurable.
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I've just ordered all missing parts, including a handful of sockets. I will have to wait for the sockets to arrive before I can do most of the fixes.

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Got the parts in. Farnell sent me two different 68 pin sockets though. The brown one looks much more sturdy. Do you guys recognize any of these specific models?

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sandord wrote: Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:45 pm Got the parts in. Farnell sent me two different 68 pin sockets though. The brown one looks much more sturdy. Do you guys recognize any of these specific models?
As I read in the STE booster thread, the pin shape has a lot of influence on the connection quality. The pins of both sockets are shaped quite differently. I'm wondering if I can use both. I've got three black ones and (sadly) only one brown socket.
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I think the sockets are not much of a problem for older PLCC (like GLUE MMU etc) ...

The main problem is with the CPU PLCC that it does not seem to fit any sockets properly.. So far the 3M socket seems ok for the CPU, but I have not done testing with it yet.. I cannot remember if I documented the socket yet or not...
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exxos wrote: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:18 pm I think the sockets are not much of a problem for older PLCC (like GLUE MMU etc) ...

The main problem is with the CPU PLCC that it does not seem to fit any sockets properly.. So far the 3M socket seems ok for the CPU, but I have not done testing with it yet.. I cannot remember if I documented the socket yet or not...
Alright, I I'll use the brown one (which I guess is from 3M) for the CPU and the black ones for the other chips.
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This is a 3M socket...
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exxos wrote: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:41 pm This is a 3M socket...

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Ah, so I got it the other way around. Funny, the brown one seems to be of much higher quality.
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