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post #301 of 979
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Originally Posted by D3DAiM View Post
So I got in 2 opamps today. It sounds great already!

Waiting for 2 more, blackgate, and ers paper.


USE A HEATGUN TO DESOLDER

For desoldering, I just use my soldering iron and one of those little squeeze-bulbs you can pick up at any pharmacy. Sucks up solder very well. (I think most places will sell you the same thing for like $20 )
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post #302 of 979
Just cut the legs and wick the remains out...
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post #303 of 979
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Originally Posted by shajbot View Post
Just cut the legs and wick the remains out...
I had a hard time attempting to cut those tiny legs..

..and I've never had success with desoldering bulbs.



Just use a heatgun while wiggling the opamp with a pair of pliers.
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post #304 of 979
I use a solder sucker to get the excess solder out. It's faster
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post #305 of 979
I just thought the heatgun method was cool, because, after you removed the old opamp, you can place the new one right in the indents that the solder leaves. It fits perfectly.
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post #306 of 979
anyone tried these with the audigy 2 zs?
post #307 of 979
I can only find this in RS.

Capacitor,Aluminium,Radial,16V 2200uF
RS Stock No. 490-9816
Manufacturer NICHICON
Manufacturer's part number UHE1C222MHD

Is this as good as Blackgate?

Can i use higher capacitance?
post #308 of 979
hey guys, nice to see people are keeping this thread alive.... hope all modds are going well...

just FYI... the EQ settings I was toying with to ger realistic dialog are waaaay off... it isn't that pronounced of a curve that you have to set... just fyi
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post #309 of 979
Nice find rep+

........and the flame!
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post #310 of 979
I just finished completely modding mine. I have yet to try it out though

I need to finish my computer revision and then I can do it.

I will have to take pics here..
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