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I have to design a board with a package case called MSOP-16
It has a large ground pad underneath the IC. What are good methods for soldering this pad by hand with a soldering iron?
Since it is a prototype, I was thinking to put a large enough via inside of the pad and to heat the via and drop solder through it from the other side after the outer pins have already been soldered.