Solved

PCB Repair and IPC Training

Posted on 2016-10-24
4
40 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-25
How is IPC Training helpful in the modern electronic Industry?
0
Comment
Question by:Bob Wettermann
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 80

Accepted Solution

by:
David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 250 total points
ID: 41857600
Board level repair is not a business that I would get into these days.
You need the following 3 items: schematic, board view, custom parts plus the knowledge to understand the schematic and the tools to do micro repair ( i.e. microscope, hot air station, micro-pencil soldering iron, DVM, oscilloscope, maybe a rework station)
The only people that have a moderate success is in the apple macbook repair industry in which they have to buy a bunch of donor boards, purchasing illegal copies of the schematics and board views.  Apple and other manufacturers do not allow for purchase of the schematics and board views.  The automotive industry used to have this problem until various right to repair bills where introduced in the area.

Simple things like replacing obviously blown capacitors can be done but much more than that is almost impossible. We also now have to consider your price to the customer to account for your costs involved in the business.
0
 
LVL 92

Assisted Solution

by:nobus
nobus earned 250 total points
ID: 41858099
the repair cost should be under about 1/2 of the cost of a new board - otherwise people choose a new board
this limits the repairs to expensive boards - or irreplaceable boards

there is also the use of preprogrammed chips - not very easy to replace
0
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:LeeTutor
ID: 41901367
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0

Featured Post

Simplifying Server Workload Migrations

This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Delete Folder and its contents in a batch file 12 95
HD to RCA 7 167
How to Retrieve Motherboard Details 10 99
No Image on the monitors 14 93
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expe…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question