Re: cbm 8032 motherboard + 4164

Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2016 17:46:07 +0200
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> On 2016-10-07, at 18:45, Mike Stein <> 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)]


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