Adam Agnew agnew at
Mon Jun 23 20:29:01 CEST 2003

Let me see if i can dig around and find you a picture.. Basically its TSOP
socket with a lid which locks the tsop into place. It has worked really
well for me, i don't recall having trouble making the connection.

You'll see the socket open and closed there. It's got a little latch you
pry open with your finger to release the chip.

Adam Agnew
Independent Contractor

On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Steve Gehlbach wrote:

> Adam Agnew wrote:
> > If you have a TSOP40, you will need to have the TSOP40 extracted and a
> > "coffin" put in its place. For that, some of us have used Century
> > Technology, Inc in San Fransisco (the guys name is Henry Ho,
> > hho at though i'm sure there are other places which
> > will do it.
> Just curious, what is a "coffin" socket?  I have had some really bad
> luck with ET's zif socket for TSOPs.  After a few insertions the traces
> start to lift, since there is nothing else mechanically holding it on
> the board but the tiny SM traces.
> -Steve
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