[vcf-midatlantic] May Repair workshop

Andrew Diller dillera at gmail.com
Tue May 18 16:32:58 UTC 2021

Sorry "Amiga 2000s"

They all have some CPU corrosion from battery.


> On May 18, 2021, at 10:51 AM, Ethan O'Toole <telmnstr at 757.org> wrote:
>> VCF needs 64 pin sockets for the Amigas which need fixing (about 5 sockets).
>> -andy
> What kind of Amigas? You need to socket quad side chips that aren't? I thought about doing that on an Amiga 600 motherboard I was trying to repair but I think trying to hot air reflow the solder through the access holes in the bottom of the socket wouldn't work -- the rest of it would start to melt?
> In the end, the problem wasn't the 8375 chip. I borrowed one from my Amiga 2000 and held it on the PCB pads and tried to power on the A600 and no go.
> 		- Ethan

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