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Re: [avr-gcc-list] RE:SMD (was: ATmega8??)

From: Anton Erasmus
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] RE:SMD (was: ATmega8??)
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 20:31:11 +0200

On 7/6/2002 at 10:54 Stefan Wimmer wrote:

>From: Chris Baugher [mailto:address@hidden
>> I don't want to use surface mount stuff unless I really have to.
>...how times are changing.
>Some years ago I would have said the same, but after I found how easy even
>0.5mm spaced PQ240 housings are soldered by hand (and how to prototype with
>the Wainwright Minimounts - see my pers. homepage under Electronics/Fujitsu
>or ColdFire for some pictures), I say the exact opposite now: I totally
>prefer SMD over DIL.

I feel exactely the same way about SMD. The packages I prefer are SOIC,
SOP, TSOP etc. PLCC I can live with. So far I have stayed away from BGA.
I would probably give the MLF packages a go soon. The MLF ATMega8 would be
nice to use. Anybody know where I can buy single quantities of these ?

Anton Erasmus

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