[LinuxBIOS] M57SLI Rev2.0 SPI - how to add the second bios chip (incl. pictures)

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Oct 15 13:59:06 CEST 2007

On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 01:22:37PM +0200, Harald Gutmann wrote:
> > I can't sell them but if you pay for postage I'll send you one or
> > two. They are in WSON package which is footprint compatible with
> > SOIC but not quite as easy to work with because no pins are
> > exposed.
> i think to do that circuit with wson packaged chips will be quite
> hard, because you can't "lift" the CS# pin that easy like with the
> sop packaged chips.

Hehe, that's true. :) One way to get around it is to just cut the
trace on the board and solder the chip down to all pads.

> and i contacted a few people i know, which maybe can get these
> chips a little easyer than me, over ther company/employers.

I'll get in touch with the distributors here. Will get back when I
know more.


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