Consolidated Soldering and Rework thread

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  1. Agg

    Agg Lord of the Pings

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    I'm just going to leave this here.



    Hgggggnnnn.
     
  2. Matthew kane

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    Yeah, gotta have a very steady hand for that level of SMD soldering.
     
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    Actually I was surprised by how forgiving the process is. Even fairly large (relatively speaking) alignment issues were sorted out by the solder pulling the component into place.
     
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    Been soldering without flux, will I be getting better results buying a flux pen to help?
     
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    Smd? 1000%
     
  6. anark1

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    been building quads/drones
     
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    Large stuff (wiring/connectors)? there will be enough flux in your solder if you are using a good one, if its not maybe some gel flux. Likely though you are not getting things hot enough, lots of thermal mass on many drone parts.
     
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    Flux pen good, flux gel in syringe even better. More precise application and it sticks where you apply it better than the liquid flux in the pens.
    Gives you a good start to effectively get some heat into a high-thermal-mass joint, so you end up spending less time heat-soaking your components.
    Only problem is the residue it leaves behind, but that is easily dealt with by acetone or any other similar solvent (CRC contact cleaner etc.).
    Get a "no-clean" flux and you can simply ignore it if you're more concerned with function than appearance.
     
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    hey guys how hard is this to move the main controller w/ integrated bios chip to the new hdd board I purchased or is anyone willing to do this for a fee.


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  10. Matthew kane

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    Is that a WD board?
     
  11. sx014

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    Hi Mathew yes it is.I have a new board from ayam data recovery, WD5000AAJS-32YFA0 2060-701477-002 REV A.
     
  12. Matthew kane

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    I think I have a few.
     
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    I already have the new board. I need the controller chip swapped.
     
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    It is very much doable, you'll want a hot air rework station to do the job.

    If you're desperate I could, but it wouldn't be done quickly.
     
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    I have till aug 6th to have it done. pm me.
     
  16. Matthew kane

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    That’s a 5-10 minute job at most.
     

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