Re: [NTLK] High-resolution pictures of MP130 mainboard

From: Thomas Brand <>
Date: Mon Dec 22 2008 - 17:06:53 EST

That is an absolutely fantastic job you did there! NOW PUT IT BACK
TOGETHER! Just kidding, amazing soldering skill you have, or should I
be complimenting the station?

Thomas Brand

On Dec 22, 2008, at 4:36 PM, Frank Gruendel wrote:

> Hi folks,
> a recent eMate sale allowed me to invest in something I have wanted
> for a long
> time: A hot-air soldering station.
> The result of my new purchase can be seen in the images below. Well,
> actually it
> is the result of my new purchase plus two days of work with a standard
> soldering
> station and almost 1.5m of the finest soldering wick money can buy.
> To the best of
> my knowledge this is a world premiere in Newton history and has never
> been
> available before: High resolutions scans of both sides of the 130's
> mainboard
> with all components removed. This will make repair attempts
> significantly easier
> because finally you are able to find out where on earth these darned
> printed circuit board tracks that always seem to disappear under some
> component
> wind up.

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