[sdiy] Moog Voyager - No Osc Sound

Michael E Caloroso mec.forumreader at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 17:06:42 CET 2019


On 2/8/19, Mike Beauchamp <list at mikebeauchamp.com> wrote:
> On 2/5/19 9:22 PM, Michael E Caloroso wrote:
>> The reason Moog opted to replace your analog board is that it did not
>> have IC sockets.
>
> I'm confused Michael, are you saying they wouldn't have the capabilities
> to de-solder through-hole IC's? Or that the fact that they weren't
> originally socketed is what caused their demise?

The problem isn't the capability.

The problem is the labor involved and potential risk.  Removing
soldered ICs is labor intensive and the work can damage PC board pads
or traces.  It can be far more economical just to replace the board,
especially when it is under warranty.

MC


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