[volt-nuts] 3458A - To Modify or Not To Modify?
cfharris at erols.com
Mon Nov 7 04:20:31 UTC 2011
Mark Sims wrote:
> Just because it's gold does not mean it's good. You do not want to use gold
> contacts with tin plated component pins... nasty inter-metallic compounds can
> form. Also, those lovely gold plated HP circuit boards are a no-no with tin-lead
> solder joints.
Yes, it can be a bummer, the gold to solder joint sometimes only lasts
20 or 30 years before it fails. When it does fail, touching it with
a hot soldering iron and adding a little more solder will do the trick.
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