- on Miscellaneous Electronics
- Published in issue 7/2013 on page 99
SMD Desoldering Tip
If an engineering problem appears daunting and complex that does not always equate to the solution being expensive and/or high tech. Elektor Labs resident Luc Lemmens supplied a valuable tip on a method of desoldering surface mount ICs he found on the Internet. All you need are precision pliers, a short piece of solid copper wire—like electrical installation wire—a decent solder iron and some solder tin, and a pair of tweezers.