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Re: gEDA-user: Soldering minute smt

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 15:53 +0000, Peter TB Brett wrote:
> On Thursday 27 January 2011 15:47:37 Rob Butts wrote:
> > Holy miniature footprints Batman!!!
> > 
> > I'm trying to solder a 10 pin MSOP chip to a home made circuit board.
> These are incredibly difficult to solder without solder mask, in my 
> experience.  Whenever I've had a design that called for them, I've 
> simply opted to contract out the board fab. :-/

Just let the Flux do the Job. I don't use Solder wire for SMD. Solder
Paste is ideal no matter if you use stencils or not. The fact that
solder paste is a mix of (mainly)Flux and solder powder makes the

Being that said, Flux + solder wick is your friend if you're using
Solder Wire.

Best Regards, Felipe.

Felipe De la Puente Christen
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