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by exodus
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: SOLD - MintyPi parts - kit - offer for those interested
Replies: 4
Views: 2070

Re: MintyPi parts - kit - offer for those interested

Thanks for the quick replies. PM's replied too. I have several interested parties at this point. If they all fall through (which I doubt), I'll update this thread again with a status (available / sold). Right now both are on hold pending payment.
by exodus
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Trade
Topic: [NEW STOCK IN] Custom GBZ lipo battery pack
Replies: 935
Views: 316126

Re: [PREORDER] Custom GBZ lipo battery pack

Received mine today, thanks!
by exodus
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: SOLD - MintyPi parts - kit - offer for those interested
Replies: 4
Views: 2070

SOLD - MintyPi parts - kit - offer for those interested

Hi Sudomod, As I'm behind in my overall build plans (work, kids, life getting the way) along with Helder and Wermy about to offer new parts, I would like to make an offer for anyone interested in getting a build going yesterday and missed the runs. I purchased multiple sets of all the parts such tha...
by exodus
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Show-off Corner (mintyPi)
Topic: [WIP] MintyPi build from exodus
Replies: 8
Views: 4100

Re: [WIP] MintyPi build from exodus

Back at it after waiting for parts and tools. Sound card successfully disassembled
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by exodus
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: USB speaker desoldering best practices
Replies: 15
Views: 5704

Re: USB speaker desoldering best practices

I purchased the compact desolder tool that Helder suggested and was able to desolder all the pieces without wrecking anything. Woot!
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poor pic but you get the idea...

However when I was cleaning up I burned my pinky on the iron. DOH!
by exodus
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Site/Forum Feedback
Topic: Please Update Your Account to Enable 3rd Party Hosting?
Replies: 8
Views: 9178

Re: Please Update Your Account to Enable 3rd Party Hosting?

Photobucket has removed the ability to externally link as a free service. Going forward the only way to enable their stored images into sig files and posts is to subscribe to the service
by exodus
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Wiring without custom PCB
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: Wiring without custom PCB

by exodus
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: USB speaker desoldering best practices
Replies: 15
Views: 5704

Re: USB speaker desoldering best practices

Lphillimore wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:34 am
If you do rip a USB pad, Helders provided the schematic of this Soundcard where your wire needs to go.
Oh, if anyone can find and link that post here that would be great.
by exodus
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: USB speaker desoldering best practices
Replies: 15
Views: 5704

Re: USB speaker desoldering best practices

Thanks for the idea. Btw, can't we just snip the headphone jack clean off (I'll have to revisit Wermy's guide)
by exodus
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: USB speaker desoldering best practices
Replies: 15
Views: 5704

Re: USB speaker desoldering best practices

these USB sound cards are absolute garbage. the copper is bonded to the board with wishes and unicorn farts. I amazingly only managed to lose one un-important (the one not connected to a trace) ring on the crystal and all my pads are in tact but it took a lot of care to not destroy it as so many me...