Re: Yet another Chernobyl IRF510 "event" #ubitx


Don - KM4UDX
 

I learned to install the heatsinks first, then put the 510s into the board. Installing the heatsinks off board allowed me to add the thermal compound (aka heatsink goo) and then torque down the screw and nut without manhandling the board.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/mUfdDiPGNXpFPbeZA


A minor process improvement to a thoroughly unnecessary process in the first place. If you pay attention in the first place. 

Don

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