Is there any good visual guide or reference that explains the different types of casing styles like these ones that I come across every time I try to buy a component on farnell website:

017AA, 0201, 0402, 1005, 403A, 403C, Axial Leaded, DFN, DO-15, DO-201, 
DO-201AE, DO-202AA, DO-204AC, DO-204AL, DO-214, DO-214AA, DO-214AB, 
DO-214AC, DO-215AA, DO-216AA, DO-218AB, DO-221AC, DO-222AA, DO-41, 
Flip Chip, FlipChip, MicroSMP, MLP, MSOP, NSOIC, P600, R6, SC-70, 
SC-74, SC-75, SC-88, SLP1006P2, SLP1616P6, SLP2510P8, SLP2626P10, 
SMD, SOD-123, SOD-123FL, SOD-123W, SOD-128, SOD-323, SOD-523, SOD-923, 
SOD-963, SOIC, SOT-143, SOT-23, SOT-323, SOT-363, SOT-523, SOT-553, 
SOT-563, SOT-666, SOT-723, SOT-953, TO-263, TO-277A, TSLP-2-19, 

Often I buy through hole components and I would want to know which of above casings fit my needs but I have no clue (Except from the "Axial leaded" one which is obvious), but also I want to learn about the other types.

  • \$\begingroup\$ who said any others were THT? \$\endgroup\$ – Sunnyskyguy EE75 Mar 13 '17 at 0:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ I don't know any of the other packaging styles so I assumed some of them might be THT (if by that you mean through hole). \$\endgroup\$ – user7342539 Mar 13 '17 at 0:54
  • \$\begingroup\$ If you search for anything at Digikey site and choose "bulk" ( and in stock) then it ought to filter out tape and reel parts, so you see which packages remain. \$\endgroup\$ – Sunnyskyguy EE75 Mar 13 '17 at 1:03
  • \$\begingroup\$ cdn.sparkfun.com/assets/c/7/a/1/9/51e0633cce395f867b000000.jpg \$\endgroup\$ – Sunnyskyguy EE75 Mar 13 '17 at 1:14
  • \$\begingroup\$ Firstly do you only need this for the diode section? Secondly couldn't you, albeit tediously, use the search tool and in the package type section, select one package by one and based on the results you can determine what kind of package it is? \$\endgroup\$ – Bradman175 Mar 13 '17 at 2:25

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