Q-bus I/O project

Jay Jaeger cube1 at charter.net
Fri Oct 9 23:05:13 CDT 2015

On 10/9/2015 9:58 PM, John Wilson wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 09, 2015 at 09:48:18PM -0500, Jay Jaeger wrote:
>> Do U17,U15,U10,U6 perhaps have some solder bridges, or is that just some
>> flux hanging around?
> It's flux, but thanks for the heads-up!  I went over everything with
> liquid-flux-soaked solder-wick and a stereo microscope ... there were a
> ton of solder bridges before.  Scrubbing the board in alcohol and then
> water gets 99% of the flux off, but turns the remainder white.  Now I've
> scraped most of it out with a razor blade.
> Also, I think I have ninjas.  Cooking this board let out an unusually
> large cloud of vile rosin smoke, and until I aired the house out, there
> were weird thumps and bumps coming from every corner but there was
> nothing there when I turned to look.

Maybe they were the "ghosts" from the latest episode of Dr. Who?  ;)

Either that, or the squirrels in the attic really don't like rosin
smoke.  ;;)


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