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considering a smt project
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considering a smt project

by ccoulton on Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:50 pm

i've found an open source/hardware project that i think is really cool. I've parted it out on digikey, and have found a pcb board house that i could get the parts for less than retailers are selling them for. However, i'm at the point of having to order a vga/bga ram chip from China, and if I want to spend time money and effort to make this board, i've never done balling, and I don't have a reflow oven.

Any suggestions people can give me?

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Re: considering a smt project

by adafruit_support_mike on Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:03 am

Does your board house also do assembly?

If so you could have them do either complete assembly, or just mount that one chip. You might be able to get a price break since it would be a relatively easy setup for them.

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