[time-nuts] Linear Interpolator

Christopher Hoover ch at murgatroid.com
Fri Jun 30 20:41:46 EDT 2006

> For me the catch seems to be that they are packaged in a QFN-32.
> The pin spacing is 500 microns and the open space between the 
> solder pads is only 200 microns.  Perhaps I am too timid but this
> sounds like trouble for manual soldering, that's assuming the low
> cost PCB suppliers could make the appropriate solder mask.  Any
> comments from the experienced

They aren't too bad for manual rework.   Surface tension is your friend
in SMT land.

Solder paste and hot air helps, but you can do it with it a good tip,
steady hand, regular solder and lots of flux.


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