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Subject: RE: DRAM 2MB -> DRAM 8MB
From: James Ockwell (James_at_justrams.co.uk)
Date: 2002-09-16


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Are we talking player here ? I hope so.
I was one of the first to do the sound mod for the AJB, so I could really
fancy this one !!
Having removed many surface mount chips before (don't ask !!), provided you
don't intend
to re-use the chip an easy way is to cut the pins with a scalpel (or
equivalent very
sharp knife) and then remove what remains with a solder sucker. Should leave
a reasonable
surface for soldering the new part. Trying to unsolder every pin would be a
nightmare.
        J

===== Original Message from rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se at 16/09/02 15:39
Excellent work.

This mod should save a lot of battery power. Could you post the results
when you get round to doing a test?

I can't wait for the details on how to do this mod. I hope it isn't too
hard to do, or to get the part.

Stu.



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