[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI/SOIC)

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Sep 3 23:38:53 CEST 2007

On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 10:44:35PM +0200, Quux wrote:
> OT : reverse engineering a 4+ layer pcb with a 2D X-ray may still
> be tricky. I wonder how it is being done professionally ?

Probably not at all. For testing the board is just put on a bed of

> 8 pin SOIC socket ar ~ ?30 compared with 2,5? for a plcc32 socket

The problem is that no SOIC sockets have SOIC footprints. I've only
found that for TSOP. (From Emulation Technology)


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