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Old 06-14-2021, 12:03 PM   #7
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Default Re: Can someone recommend a preheater for large boards (up to ATX size)

Originally Posted by dicky96 View Post
That depends on the boards - some are smooth underneath and some have a handful of capacitors there - I'll check out the link, thanks
Yeah, I remember seeing that on some boards, but I haven't seen anything relatively modern, all my boards are probably 10+ years old. Everything else is a laptop, and those are definitely packed, both sides.

I have seen people use a salt or sand bed with a board heater. Not sure how well that works, but I may try it before going with an infrared system.
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