SIMMs can be converted to SIPPs by soldering legs on them. SIPPs can sometimes be converted to SIMMs by removing the legs. However the pads left after removing the legs may not be suitable for use in all SIMM sockets.
SIPPs were widely used in early 386 computers, but their popularity quickly waned. Quite possibly they were only made in the 30 pin with parity format.
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