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re: Solder made obsolete by growing copper pillars
gogodidi   3/22/2008 6:11:40 PM
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Very interesting indeed. @UniquelyMe: Even if one has to replace the entire PCB, to the majority of consumers a faulty component usually means the whole device needs to be replaced. In that case it probably won't make a difference for certain devices or companies.

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re: Solder made obsolete by growing copper pillars
UniquelyMe   2/14/2008 1:23:16 PM
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Sounds very interesting. However, if you find a faulty component on the PCB can you remove and replace it or do you have to scrap the entire PCB?



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