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pcb smt pad replacements

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pcb smt pad replacements | 16 October, 2006

Recently I was given a bad Bios Link from Toshiba which fried my Bios and now my laptop boots to a black screen. I recently unsoldered and removed the existing Bios chip and have ordered anotherfor replacement. Unfortunately while removing, i damaged/destroyed a few of the connecting pads on the board. I've been trying to search for some replacements, but all i can find is a 4x6 inch thing that has various shapes and sizes already made. What I found costs $40/sheet, and i will need 2 sheets and possibly a third just in case i screw up. But I am havin a hard time payin $40 for these things. If you need a reference of what I am lookin for, it can be found here (circuit frames) If anyone can tell me another place to get these or another way to fix this i would be very appreciative. Thanks for your time and reading my post.


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pcb smt pad replacements | 17 October, 2006

ya don't need no stinkin pads. just run sum fine gauge insulated jumpah wires from da I.C. legs (da ones with da missin pads) to da traces or where-ever dem traces end up.

dat should get er dun !!!!

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pcb smt pad replacements | 18 October, 2006

Look here:

As a low cost approach, use copper foil purchased from a stained glass window hobbyist shop. Cut foil pieces to size with a sharp knife. Epoxy the pieces in place of the damaged pads. Tin and then solder the component to the new copper pads.

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