From: Bryan Pope (bpope_at_wordstock.com)
Date: 2007-03-20 18:29:27
And thusly were the wise words spake by Ethan Dicks > > On 3/19/07, William Levak <email@example.com> wrote: > > On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Bryan Pope wrote: > > > 1. I have a 4040 that when powered up the LEDs blink nine times... > > > > Common RAM $4000-43FF is 2 2114's at UF4 and UF5. > > For those that don't already know, the 2114 is a part that's quite > famous for failing, moreso than any other RAM chip I can think of. > It's probably worth pulling both of them and replacing them with > high-quality machined-pin sockets to facilitate chip replacement down > the road. Yes, sockets are less reliable than solder joints, but the > long-term risk is damage to the mainboard, and I think it's a greater > risk than sockets. I would _not_ use cheap sockets vs solder. > Would these machined pin IC sockets be good?: http://www.unicornelectronics.com/icsockets/MT8.html Thanks, Bryan Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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