chip soldering question

Mark R speedracer.mark at
Wed Feb 6 13:16:02 PST 2008

It's a standard IC socket... Radio Shack *may* have them... but I have a
local electronics store.  Keep the heat low.

Mark Rosenkrantz

On Feb 6, 2008 4:10 PM, thejimrose <thejimrose at> wrote:

> howdy all - i'm considering picking up a new ecu chip for my a4 [apr's
> software]. it's an older version as it's  an actual solderable chip and
> not
> a flashloaded ecu.
> i'm wondering if anyone knows where i can get a chip socket? i have no
> idea
> where to look. i'm pretty handy with a soldering iron, but are there any
> 'gotcha's i should know about? i assume it would be pretty easy to fry the
> chip and/or ecu if not careful.
> thanks
> jim

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