Oct 6 2008, 06:26 PM
My dvd drive laser might be going bad, ordered a replacement, it said I had to de-solder the anti static point on it, I dont know what that is or where it is, can anyone help?
Oct 6 2008, 11:22 PM
So what am I suppose to do just heat the solder point up, and melt that piece off? seems kinda hard im not that good at soldering, can anyone give me some tips?
QUOTE(jjbig @ Oct 6 2008, 08:24 PM)
Oct 7 2008, 12:41 AM
you need to desolder that point on the laser. Here is a video of using wick to remove the solder. Skip about 1:15min into the vdeo, as the first section cover's how to use a pump and this point is way to small to use one. BTW, before you make useless posts search google. All of this information was found on google.http://www.doflick.com/ViewVideo.aspx?vId=187&t=2
Oct 7 2008, 06:31 AM
usually it will suffice to wipe the hot soldering iron across the point. the solder will stick to the iron, enough to disconnect the two/three points.
Oct 7 2008, 09:04 PM
I believe I tested once, that the top 2 points are connected via the circuit board whether or not you desolder them. But the bottom one doesnt