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Subject: RE: Call for help on iRiver port
From: Stuart Tedford (stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk)
Date: 2004-09-10


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing [mailto:linus_at_haxx.se]
> We need to unsolder the CPU to be able to
> trace the signals and draw schematics, but this will very
> likely render the player useless in the process, as it
> is very difficult to put the CPU back.
>
You can apparantly get BGA sockets, so you can mount the socket to the
board, then "plug" the BGA IC into the socket.

I think they are harder to find than rocking-horse poo though. A guy here
at work was looking into it a few months ago, so if you want I can ask him
for more info.

Stu.

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