QFN to DIP adapter that looks like DIP package

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While DIP is more and more replaced by SMD packages, perhaps a  smart hobbyist or someone with a 3D printer or a factory could create special QFN to DIP adapters that look like DIP package.

For example; a DIP package that is made out of two halfs and a QFN package can be dropped in, and the two halfs can be clicked on eachother. This way you have a DIP package for every AVR or other SMD chip. Good for hobbyists and people who can't handle the very small SMD parts of today.
 

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Why a 3D printer? Sounds like a pcb to me. What's so hard about soldering a QFN? Hot air tools are cheap from China.i got a hot air tool with soldering iron so that has a fine pointed tip. A bit of flux gel and you reflow the qfn onto the pcb. Fix up joints with the fine tip soldering iron.

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It's already been done:

 

http://www.winslowadaptics.com/a...

 

http://www.arieselec.com/product...

 

http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/co...

 

QFN specifically: http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/co...

 

And, of course, there are companies like SparkFun doing "breakout" boards with chips already fitted: https://www.sparkfun.com/categor...

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