[coreboot] smd work

Matt DeVillier matt.devillier at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 19:06:52 CET 2017

I've replaced SOIC-8 SPI chips with just a 15W soldering iron - the biggest
issue is ensuring that the new chip has same voltage requirements as the
old chip / board is providing.  Many of the 8MB parts are 3.3v and most of
the 16MB ones I've seen (at least in Chromebooks) are 1.8v

On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 11:47 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:

> A friend of mine wants to do some SPI rework. He wants a  16M part in his
> chromebook, not 8M. (hmm, so do I). Given the huge expertise of this group,
> I wonder if you have advice about equipment he should get.
> Soldering irons? hot air guns? magic wands?
> thanks
> ron
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