7. Apply flame in a direction that allows heat wash to flow away from close by components, like this
8. Chip comes away nicely
9. Notice the pale colour of the chip? This is what it gets to before it pops loose
10. Clean board, no spatter...
I've compiled a series of pics (as I said I would) for using the torch for removing the shield & chip, so here goes.
1. Materials req'd - stiff drink of choice, tinfoil, main PCB, fine gas torch, tweezers etc.
2. Wrap foil around pcb & trim aroun...
I'm happy to announce that the WinDroid Universal Android Toolkit v2.3 update is now out! It includes a bunch of new features, fixes and supported devices, so check it out and let me know what you think! :fingers-crossed:
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How often does one realistically need to remove a SIM?
Maybe some do it often, but most never do unless they get a new phone.
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I don't think cornholio is downing your idea, his English is just not 100%.
I agree with you a...
Finally took some shots of my first sim-mod using a salvaged full sim slot, with a sim adapter glued inside. Takes micro sim, which can be changed with tweezers, doesn't need any shields removed at the sim.
Has always worked flawlessly.