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InspectorGadgetDec. 31, 2012 - 10:53AM JST
Microwave or Conventional Oven?
I've seen anecdotal evidence that when the EU switched to lead free solder in 2006 as part of their RoHS directive, it took a while for a number of manufacturers to adapt to the new solder compositions in use (ie high Tin). The net result was that a number of devices were produced with brittle solder points and high premature failure rates.
One homebake repair method which gained some popularity among the Xbox 360 geeks was stripping the console down to the motherboard and baking (completely flat) in a conventional oven at above 230-240C. This had the effect of reflowing the solderpoints and often repairing the failed connections.
Posted in: Sony warns not to put your gaming console in the microwave
InspectorGadgetAug. 05, 2012 - 06:34PM JST
They have fallen after being called upon by their country to try and assist others. Lest We Forget.
Posted in: Two New Zealand soldiers killed in Afghan attack
InspectorGadgetFeb. 05, 2012 - 06:08PM JST
Those specs look pretty underwhelming. Judging by the wallpaper this isn't a 4.0, or even a 3.1 device, probablly more like a Gingerbread, as it doesn't look like any of the OS's optimed for tablets. Processor type and whether it is a single or dual core is'nt mentioned either.
It better be cheap, and I mean VERY CHEAP, considering the Kindle Fire is USD$200.
Posted in: Fujitsu releases Android tablet
InspectorGadgetJan. 09, 2010 - 11:35AM JST
The real money is in the maps for these things.
Posted in: Portable navigation device
Sep. 02, 2014 - 06:09AM JST
Some thinks Japan does makes me so ashamed, want to wear a paper bag over my…
Posted in: Dolphin-hunting season kicks off in Taiji
Sep. 02, 2014 - 05:58AM JST
Some argue that Belafonte, because he is black, also cannot be a racist.
I do not…
Posted in: Movie academy to honor Belafonte, O'Hara, Miyazaki
Sep. 02, 2014 - 05:54AM JST
Must be some evidence they're not telling us about. Else why just arrest the next-door neighbor…
Posted in: Man killed in Osaka residence; nextdoor neighbor arrested
Sep. 02, 2014 - 05:51AM JST
So they admit it's profitable.
No. The way the article is written is that the critics…
Sep. 02, 2014 - 05:50AM JST
Here is a video of him in action on his bike. He is living the life.…
Posted in: Chiba Batman