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Remove the solder from (electrical components), usually to effect separation.‘cut the pins one by one on the component side, desolder the halves, then throw the chip out’
- ‘I was able to rewire and test circuits quickly without having to solder and desolder.’
- ‘It takes power to generate enough heat to melt solder, especially when connecting or desoldering large components and when using solder wick.’
- ‘Desoldering and replacing components is not as easy as soldering them.’
- ‘‘If you have to, you can just change the programmable memory chip - desolder it, put it back on there,’ he says.’
- ‘In the electrical arts as mentioned, it is often desired to desolder an electrical connection, such as, for example, a wire wrapped terminal, a wire to circuit board eyelet, or the like.’
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