> On 2016-10-07, at 18:45, Mike Stein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I've often wondered why it's standard practice to install a socket when replacing a single bad chip; presumably the odds of the same chip failing again are slim, and it certainly is a glaring 'modification'. I agree to socketing (and do it myself) because: a) the manufacturers often did it themselves before they started reducing costs b) sockets introduce no changes to neither fucntion, nor schematics nor mechanical [*] c) they make diagnosing, other mods, etc. much easier, while [a) and b)] -- SD! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2016-10-08 16:01:03
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