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by blueblizzard7
Tue May 11, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
Topic: Desoldering 360 Components
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: Desoldering 360 Components

I do have a solder braid, but I have only seen it being used to desolder SMDs.

Do you have any "insider tips" before I take a go at it?

-Chris
by blueblizzard7
Tue May 11, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii
Topic: Desoldering 360 Components
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Desoldering 360 Components

Hey Guys, Would anyone recommend a specific type of desoldering iron (brand & model number) or set of tools to desolder Xbox 360 components (through hole pins with RoHs compliant solder)? I have been using a generic 40W desoldering iron with a built in pump and it hasn't been working well. I origina...
by blueblizzard7
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Rapid Prototyping for 360p Housing
Replies: 5
Views: 2851

Rapid Prototyping for 360p Housing

I have access to a standard rapid prototyping machine (3d printer). It uses a plastic base and feeds it out in a very thin line and works from the bottom up.

What are peoples opinions on this technique being used as housing for a Xbox 360 laptop?
by blueblizzard7
Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Case Construct technique Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 51145

Re: Case Construct technique Thread

I have a standard rapid prototyping machine (3d printer) available to me. It uses a plastic base and feeds it out in a very thin line and works from the bottom up.

What are peoples opinions on this technique being used as housing for a Xbox 360 laptop?