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    Is the common mode choke too heavy for a pick and place machine?

    Would a surface mounting pick-n-place machine be able to pick and place this common mode choke? ,or is it too heavy for that?….and it would therefore need to be hand-soldered?

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    Re: Is the common mode choke too heavy for a pick and place machine?

    Check with the pick-and-place specification but as a guess, it should be OK. The weight isn't specified but shouldn't be too much of a problem and it seems to have a flat top which makes vacuum lifting feasible.

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    Re: Is the common mode choke too heavy for a pick and place machine?

    ask the company that that populates your boards to see what their equipment can do

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