Electronics Forum | Sun Nov 18 15:04:05 EST 2007 | slthomas
It was apparent to me that because he was looking at a Topaz, not a Topaz X, and a TP, not a My9, that he's looking at older used machines. Is there a used Sony in a similar price range to the other two that will outperform them?
Electronics Forum | Mon Nov 19 11:40:44 EST 2007 | wayne123
I have very accurately placed 0402's and 0603's with a topaz, I am very happy with the Topaz, and people that aren't happy with them simply do not know how to use them properly. These machines are capable of alot, I am sure you can find something bet
Electronics Forum | Tue Nov 13 11:56:22 EST 2007 | slthomas
"Better" means different things to different users. When we decided to upgrade I thought about a TP9 too but frankly it couldn't do much more than the Quads we already had. It just did it with a bigger footprint. We got a Topaz because we needed hi
Electronics Forum | Mon Nov 12 12:00:59 EST 2007 | wayne123
A philips Topaz is a good machine, I have accurately placed 0402's without a problem, Fine pitch QFP no problem, BGA's not a problem, I am not familiar with the TP9 so hopefully the other guy can answere questions on that, The Topaz is rated at about