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Old 12-23-2008, 08:13 PM #1
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Default LD not snug in Aixiz module

I bought a Rod LD that was already pressed in to a Aixiz module fron High Teck Dealz. Theres nothing wrong with it till I soldered the test wires to the pins on the LD. I noticed that the LD rocked back and foruth when i moved the wires and eventualy came out, and I craped my paints . Sinse its a open can and this is my frist build I was worried that I might dammage the LD. Well I pushed the LD back in to the module and it came right back out so i put it back in and twisted alittle bit and it held. IS there anyhtin i can do to make it tighter like glue it, or shim it or something. Also I have to take the test wires off and solder a flex driver on it for a dorcj jr build and i dont want it to pull out. So what do I do someone please help!! :'(


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Default Re: LD not snug in Aixiz module

take the back half of the aixiz module and fit the 3 pins into the little hole at the back of the module...Then put it in a vise and tighten it...make sure it is straight and that it doesnt twist....

It should be flush and it will never come out unless you bang on it with a hammer....not that i know for sure :
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Default Re: LD not snug in Aixiz module

... trouble is that you need good thermal contact to the module so a tight fit is essential, a glue like araldite is not going to do it. :-/
I had the same problem once, I fixed it by using a different module....But I did use the loose one eventually.
I used a scraper to take off the chrome plating in the reccesss, then tinned it with solder ( banged the module on the bench to get rid of excess solder), the LD went in nice and tight.

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What about a tiny piece of aluminum foil?
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... trouble is that you need good thermal contact to the module so a tight fit is essential, a glue like araldite is not going to do it. :-/
I had the same problem once, I fixed it by using a different module....But I did use the loose one eventually.
I used a scraper to take off the chrome plating in the reccesss, then tinned it with solder ( banged the module on the bench to get rid of excess solder), the LD went in nice and tight.

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... trouble is that you need good thermal contact to the module so a tight fit is essential, a glue like araldite is not going to do it. :-/
http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...l_adhesive.htm

That stuff works great when you need to join two things together permanently and heat transfer is an issue.
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That stuff works great when you need to join two things together permanently and heat transfer is an issue
oooow,I have used the thermal paste in the past but I didn't know they did a 2 part thermal epoxy!
Looks just the job. Thanks for the info Ironbar.

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