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PCB Assembly

PCB Assembly

EEVblog #1353 – WHY Are These Pins Shorted?

Eagle eyed viewers spotted a short between two pins on a TQFP chip in the previous teardown video. This isn’t a dodgy assembly issue, it’s a deliberate design short, Dave explains how and why. Solder masks and snap grids. Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1353-why-are-these-pins-shorted/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1205 – RC2014 Z80 Computer Kit Build

Sagan assembles the RC2014 Mini retro Z80 computer kit running Microsft BASIC from 1978. But will it go to plan? Power up, testing and troubleshooting at 23:00 Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1205-rc2014-z80-computer-kit-build/ Sagan’s first time soldering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjpUYGRXzRQ Podcast: Download

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