[NTLK] overclocking the MP2x00

Neal Trembath ntrembat2002 at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 1 16:10:21 EST 2010

Jim is right: do not use a high-wattage soldering iron.  It's not difficult, though you may want to practice.

You will use the iron to heat the original crystal's board solder, one leg at a time, only enough to pry the leg gently from the board.  You will have legs on the original and the replacement crystals and the switch to solder to: your hookup wire does not have to be tiny.

From: Jim Lee <jimlee at centurytel.net>
Radio Shack carries the wire.  Look for "Wire Wrap" wire in #28 or #30  
gauge.  Also, you'll want to use a low-wattage soldering iron in the  
15-25W range.  Anything hotter will damage chips and lift traces.

On Feb 28, 2010, at 11:29 PM, j g wrote:

> Can one overclock Newton more than only 30%? What is the limit? How to
> solder tiny wires to the chip? Where to buy tiny wires?



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